Tag: language

Microsoft does text-to-speech with a twist in China

Tuesday, 13 November, 2012 0 Comments

It’s one thing to convert spoken English into Mandarin text, but to output that written Mandarin as speech in the vocal style of the original speaker is something very new. Yet that’s what happened when Microsoft’s Chief Research Officer Rick Rashid spoke in China at the end of last month. At the 7.35 mark in […]

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Hen party

Sunday, 2 September, 2012

hen party “When a random group of girls decides to get together. Not letting boys ruin their gongshow, and just basically girls being girls. You’re with your fellow ladies, and don’t have to worry about looking too hot or anything, boys are not present, and you basically just have the time of your life with […]

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