When You’ve Transitioned But Your Voice Hasn’t Caught Up
How transgender people perceive their voices can have a big impact on their health and well-being.
Evolution Might Be Part of the Reason You Suck at Singing
Human skill with the voice evolved after our ancestors split from other apes.
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This Dystopian Wearable Detects AIs Pretending to Be Humans
The 'Anti-AI AI' will literally send a chill down your spine.
A Hacked Typewriter Becomes a Strange Musical Instrument in this Dark Video
In a darkly still art performance, a vintage typewriter finds its voice examining the connection between thought and language.
How Immigrants Make Communities Safer
Immigrants may actually bring down crime in areas where they live.
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Jillionaire Celebrates Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival with a High-Octane Soca Mix
The dynamic session features tracks by Michael Montano, Voice, and Lavaman.
This Company Wants to Match Nonverbal People to More Human Digital Voices
The technology for text-to-speech communication has been limiting for those who can't speak.
After 20 Minutes of Listening, New Adobe Tool Can Make You Say Anything
Adobe promises never to abuse it as they use to abuse their host.
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We Asked a Linguist Why Alex Turner Now Sounds Like an Old Cowboy
Alex Turner's voice now sounds like Sean Bean doing a Bill Clinton impression at gun point first thing in the morning. We wanted to know why.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election
Portraits of New Hampshire Primary Voters
Photographer Pete Voelker is touring the primary states asking ordinary voters what their most important issues are. Today: New Hampshire.
This Is Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice on Recordings
This is why your "phone voice" sounds different and worse.
Stephen Hawking’s Speech Software Is Now Open Source and Free to Use
Intel has released the voice.