Fun with speech synthesis

Fun with speech synthesis


There’s a new “Listen” link in the O’Reilly Network weblogs. It speaks the contents of an article, and sounds pretty nice. Dave Battino went on a search for some rhythmic posts, and made a fun remix out of it:

O’Reilly recently snuck a wacky speech synthesizer into our blogs: Clicking the “listen” link above will play back these words with a robotic voice. As a speech synth enthusiast, I immediately started looking for phrases that would produce funny rhythms. I found the first in Peter Drescher’s recent blog about the Game Developers Conference

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