What’s in an (artificial) voice?
An introduction to a new experiment looking at how we respond to artificial voices from BBC R&D and University of Salford.
How do you say scone?
Time to tackle the most important issue of the day, the pronunciation of scone. Do you say scone so it rhymes with ‘gone’ or ‘stone’? There is nothing perhaps more likely to cause an argument over pronunciation down the pub than that particular word. Why saying the name of a cake should have become quite so controversial and […]
Do smart digital assistants really threaten regional accents?
Is Alexa really a threat to regional accents?