June 29, 2003

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Girls’ night

Watched “Casablanca” and “Sabrina” (the old version) last night – had
a girls’ night in with Diane and Elaigh. Much much fun.

Hmm. Should I use codenames for people who might find mention here
rather incriminating? ;) Doc Mana would have a fit if he knew who
gained a bit of extra karma last night for being quite
thoughtful…

“New Finding Has Implications For Scientists Designing New Mobile Audio Interfaces”

People who carry on conversations with text-to-speech (TTS)
computer systems modify their speech patterns so they are more in
keeping with the computer’s mode of discourse, a technique known
as speech convergence, concludes a new study led by Sharon Oviatt …
http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2003-5/0627f.html#item10