Podcasts, Audiobooks, and Media Disruption

I was fortunate to be able to attend the Audio Publishers Association Convention in New York on the last day of May.  Between seeing old friends, making new ones, hearing about industry developments and listening to some wonderful audiobook narrators read, it was easy to see why the event was sold out this year. (If you missed it, register early next year!) Continue reading “Podcasts, Audiobooks, and Media Disruption”

Synthesizing Your Voice

A recent article in the “Science and technology” section of The Economist magazine discussed advances in the effort to synthesize the human voice. There has long been a small cottage industry dedicated to this work, which used to be called voice banking. It was primarily designed to benefit people who were at risk of losing their ability to speak, either due to illness or to impending surgery. Continue reading “Synthesizing Your Voice”