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Old 09-22-2022, 06:46 PM
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Default Alexa Might Soon Speak in Your Dead Grandmotherís Voice

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9/21/22



“Let’s say you speak English. They’re using data of thousands upon thousands or more people who speak English as the base kind of language model, and then adding your voice fingerprint to it, generating your synthetic voice within a few minutes,” Mallon explains. Your voice fingerprint is your genuine voice, with all of its unique characteristics."

"In most cases though, the final product might be disappointing, if not downright eerie—at least until technology progresses enough to erase the boundaries between the real voice and the synthetic one. “Synthetic voice is still five to six years away from being indistinguishable from the real one,” Mallon says. Not to mention, in its current nascent state, speech synthesis could open a big ethical can of worms."


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Old 09-22-2022, 07:08 PM
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I guess that’s better than speaking in your ex-wife’s voice.
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I guess thatís better than speaking in your ex-wifeís voice.
Yes, you can now or soon pick or create the voice you hear as Alexa and Siri are masking one of the greatest data mining schemes the world has ever seen.

The ex wife voice could be the scariest of all [emoji1787]
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