Sonic Sunday — 06/19/2022

Here are a few thoughts and items on matters sonic -- voice, sound and audio -- that we hope you will find interesting.

As always, we would love to hear from you.

1. Quote of the week: "[C]ompanies that are building voice assistants are doing so to improve customer experiences, to appear innovative, and to give consumers a choice of interfaces. Other reasons cited included the ability to deliver proactive service and to assist customers using the mobile app."  For more, please go here.

2. Worth reading:

3. Worth listening to: If you want to stay on top of the latest news on Social Audio, with practical tips and actionable information, check out the latest episode of Social audio news with Suze Cooper and  Madalyn Sklar.

4. Worth watching: The latest episode of Lingofest. This past week, we premiered Part Two of our interview with Dee McSweeney, Associate Producer of Spotlight On, a PBS educational series. Coming up next this Wednesday is Part One of our interview with Benjamin McCulloch, Freelance Conversation Designer and Audio Specialist.

5. Guess the audio: This week, the challenge is to guess which actress from a brief snippet of her speaking.  Please go here and let's see how you do.

Last two of things:

  • To sign up for a Witlingo account, please go here.
  • To order my newly released book, "The Elements of Voice First Style," (O'Reilly Media, 2022), please go here.

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