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StorEbook reads children's books, even does the funny voices

www.engadget.com
We've come a long way since an IBM 704 first croaked its way through Daisy Bell. Now we've got Siri copping an attitude when we ask a stupid question and Google Now feeding information in an incredibly realistic sounding voice. AT&T has its own initiative, dubbed Natural Voices. At...
StorEbook reads children's books, even does the funny voices
Mayer's first Google personnel poach: not a geek

Why you should apply to TechStars (and my tips on how to get in)

www.geekwire.com
“Should I apply?” = Stupid Question I almost didn’t include the “Why you should apply to TechStars Seattle” part of this post, because in my mind it’s just a ridiculous question.  Somehow it still comes up. We started at TechStars Seattle last fall with about three months of cash in...
Why you should apply to TechStars (and my tips on how to get in)

Is it OK to phone or email somebody in the next room?

www.guardian.co.uk
Many of us now ring and email people who are in the same house. So when is that acceptable behaviour - and when isn't it?A new survey indicates that 45% of Britons are willing to admit they have used their mobile - or even email - to communicate with someone...
Is it OK to phone or email somebody in the next room?

Is it time to wean yourself off of the smartphone?

gigaom.com
This may sound like a stupid question: Why would anyone want to limit their use of a smartphone when the handheld device offers access to a world of web information, useful applications, contextual data and more? As someone who generally uses a mobile device from the crack of dawn until...
Is it time to wean yourself off of the smartphone?

Happy 60th Birthday, Richard Stallman, Free Software God!

readwrite.com
Tomorrow, March 16, is Richard M. Stallman's 60th birthday. Stallman, also known as "rms," is the father of the Free Software movement and the creator of the GNU Project and the GNU General Public License, or GPL. Some of the GNU stuff ended up in Linux, which is why he insists that...
Happy 60th Birthday, Richard Stallman, Free Software God!
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