Apr 10, 2017

04/10/2017: An accent bias in voice assistants

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Amid Silicon Valley's rising rent prices, a company called Zapier is offering residents a $10,000 incentive to get out. CEO Wade Foster joined us to talk about how effective Zapier's experiment has been in recruiting new hires. Afterwards, we'll explore…

Amid Silicon Valley’s rising rent prices, a company called Zapier is offering residents a $10,000 incentive to get out. CEO Wade Foster joined us to talk about how effective Zapier’s experiment has been in recruiting new hires. Afterwards, we’ll explore the English-speaking bias of voice-controlled software, like Siri, with Backchannel’s Sonia Paul. 

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