Sonic Sunday — 02/20/2022

Here are a few items on matters sonic -- voice, sound and audio -- that I hope you will find interesting. As always, we would love to hear from you. To sign up for a free Witlingo account, please go here.

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1. The Basics:

2. Worth reading:

3. Worth watchingThe latest episode of Lingofest. This week, it's Part One of our interview with Alexa Juliana Ard The Washington Post, the reporter who published this past December a watershed story on Amazon Alexa.

4. Worth attending: VOICE 2022.  To register, please go here.  If you would like to speak, please go here.

5. Thee voice first facts:

  • 71% of consumers prefer to conduct queries by voice instead of typing.
  • Three-quarters of all US households are expected to own at least one smart speaker.
  • More than half of all owners of smart speakers use their devices daily.

Guess the movie: And now for some fun! Can you tell what movie this is just from the audio? Go here and try it out.

  • The answer to last week's movie is Don't Look up! We have a winner this week, Prof. Patricia Wong, novelist and retired professor from The University of Hong Kong.

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