Exploring the Maya World

Indigenous peoples There are an estimated 7 million Indigenous Maya living in southern Mexico and northern Central America at the start of the 21st century. Please do not ask ‘who were the Maya’ as they are very much alive today. The breakthrough we would like is one in which we learn more from the Maya …

Recovering Voices

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Recovering Voices is an initiative led by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History that promotes the documentation and revitalization of the world’s endangered languages and knowledge. Key Links naturalhistory.si.edu/research/anthropology/programs/recovering-voices Typpad Facebook @recovervoices Twitter Tweets by RecoverVoices Planeta.com Smithsonian’s Mother Tongue Film Festival The Value of Communication = El Valor …

Voice Writing

Buzzwords Voice Writing = Composing text by voice. Also see: dictation Typing is as easy as talking. Misc Use your voice to type, navigate, or format With voice typing, you can dictate into your document, or say commands like “select paragraph,” “italics,” and “go to the end of the line.” voice texting https://www.theringer.com/tech/2018/11/5/18056776/voice-texting-whatsapp-apple-2018 Planeta.com Voice …

Voice Remote

Buzzwords Voice Remote = Remote control device that allows search by using voice commands to change channels, search for shows, get recommendations and more. Also see: voice writing Say it to play it. Examples https://www.urcsupport.com/urc_product/cox-xr11-voice-remote-2 https://www.xfinity.com/support/cable-tv/get-to-know-xr11-remote Questions Can the remote control be used with sleep timer? Also see: Smart Speakers https://pitchfork.com/features/article/how-smart-speakers-are-changing-the-way-we-listen-to-music/ Planeta.com Voice Writing Voice …

Voice

Buzzwords Voice = The sound produced in a person’s larynx and uttered through the mouth, as speech or song. Why you don’t like the sound of your own voice – Rébecca Kleinberger http://web.media.mit.edu/~rebklein Headlines https://www.wired.com/story/voice-technology-content-commerce/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/blog/2016-11-voice-user-interface-ui http://www.nbcnews.com/health/mens-health/deep-masculine-voice-not-you-ladies-n569631 Study finds nothing so sweet as a voice like your own Voice Mimic / Imitation https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/new-ai-tech-can-mimic-any-voice https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/25/lyrebird-is-a-voice-mimic-for-the-fake-news-era http://bgr.com/2017/05/01/lyrebird-voice-mimic-privacy-security …