Kyeli and I have experienced (seen, heard, and felt) some pretty weird shit in our lives: hearing voices, seeing a hovering can opener, telekinesis, knowing things we couldn’t have known via any of our five senses, predicting the future, seeing a UFO, and much more. These are our own stories, so we know they’re true. […]
African-Americans contemplate race in the aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Using your voice to control things around your home is one of the cooler aspects of the future we live in. But, unless you have the right phone or smart speaker, that functionality can be crippled or nonexistent. Platform-agnostic devices for smart homes are all too rare, which is why iDevices' dimmer switch is so intriguing. Show More Summary
A US defense contractor has developed a consumer-sized sniper drone which it says could save the lives of soldiers and civilians on the battlefield, but some are voicing concerns, Popular Mechanics reported. Duke Robotics, a Florida-based...Show More Summary
CBS has a project in the works that could end up competing with “American Idol,” “The Voice” and other singing competition shows, The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports. “The network is developing a singing competition series with manager and producer...
Far-right media voices have been tripping over themselves to “all lives matter” the veritable Klan rally and deadly white supremacist assault that took place over the weekend in Charlottesville. Unsurprisingly, the far right has used...Show More Summary
Google has had a rather busy day so far with releasing new features and testing others before they’re ready for prime time, including updates to Google Calendar, the company’s Voice Search API, and the YouTube app. more…
"You need to listen to the voices of those who are impacted the most: Black trans women, black queer folks."
Few actresses have taken a more zigzagging route through the entertainment industry than Judith Light. Some fans revere her for her stint on the soap opera “One Life to Live,” for which she won two Daytime Emmys. Others remember her as the powersuit-clad working mom on the ’80s hit sitcom “Who’s...
If you are a fan of The Voice, you might recognize the name RaeLynn. She is a country singer who, during the second season of the show, placed third. She also lives with type 1 diabetes. This summer she attended the Children With Diabetes (CWD) Friends For Life (FFL) conference in Orlando, Florida on behalf […]
Trump administration’s decision to cut nationwide sex ed programs is putting many young lives at risk It was a muggy afternoon, and Nakesha Martin raised her voice to be heard over the rattle of the air conditioner. “Is that a high-risk behavior, or a low-risk behavior?” she shouted to the class. Show More Summary
How do I change the language or speaking style of Bixby? Bixby Voice responds to your queries as a virtual assistant that lives in your pocket. Some folks might not want to listen to the Bixby voice "Stephanie" or you might be hoping to switch those responses to another language. Show More Summary
In the emerging world of UX and UI design there is a sea of voices trying to be heard. Some will tell you that good user experience design is all about utility. Others will say that the foundation of UX … The post 5 UX Design Principles to Live By appeared first on - Snyxius.
He also talks about why it’s creatively freeing to ban phones from his live shows
If you own an Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick you can now control it with just your voice. How? By making use of Alexa, of course. There are some caveats though… You have to live in the U.S., also own an Echo device, and be willing to issue commands to an artificial intelligence. Show More Summary
Amazon’s Fire TV can now be controlled by voice and a compatible Amazon Echo device, thanks to a software update that began rolling out today. The new voice-control feature was mistakenly posted to Amazon’s site a couple of weeks back and never went live, but it’s definitely official today. Show More Summary
Frank Ocean has captivated audiences since his debut with his tenderness, a gentle but unwavering voice in the often hyper-macho world of R&B and hip-hop. Nearly a year after he released his long-awaited second album, "Blonde," Ocean has presented his ever-patient fans with a live vision of his music, one that creates a kind of cinematic intimacy. Show More Summary
Just shy of her 100th birthday, we are mourning the passing of animation’s best friend, June Foray. June touched so many lives with not only her classic animation voice work but also her efforts to maintain the Motion Picture Academy’s Best Animated Short Oscar, her leadership in crafting the Academy’s Best Animated Feature category and, of course, her guidance as […]
Live smarter when you wear the ORII Voice Powered Smart Ring. This wearable device actually turns your finger into a smartphone. Incredibly, you can simply tap your ear and make
Skype is such a big part of our daily lives that it’s become synonymous with free online voice calling, just as Google has with online searches and WhatsApp with messaging. But it can also be a cumbersome piece of software, hogging more...Show More Summary