Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh
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"Hello, this is me speaking"

Something a little cheerier for this difficult morning: Roger Ebert on his new voice. And it includes Ebert phrasing like
This began a back-and-forth process with CereProc, which had to transcribe every recording with perfect accuracy so they could locate every word. The "normal person" may use 5,000 words, not all of them on the same day. A college professor may use 15,000. Shakespeare used more than 25,000, but he was making up a lot of them as he went along.
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