November, 2011
Archive

  • November 22, 2011 • On Media

    Siri, Please Teach Google Voice to Listen

    Sometimes using one’s smartphone is like playing a game of, well, “telephone.” Half the time no one can hear you and when they can, the message gets lost in translation – even when it’s not actually being translated. I’m...

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  • November 20, 2011 • On Media

    Getting Siri-ous

    Building real-time voice-recognition into our gadgets has been a holy grail for technologists ever since an onscreen superhero commanded an artificial intelligence to do his bidding in some sepia-toned sci-fi serial. Who this first...

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  • November 11, 2011 • On Media

    Tipply Tributes: Celebrity Beer Names

    For your typical celebrity, it’s to be expected that one day someone is going to name a sandwich or some other edible after you. Every deli menu in Hollywood boasts some kind of transubstantiation of stars into grub. In the world of...

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