04/10/2017: An accent bias in voice assistants
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 the English-speaking bias of voice-controlled software, like Siri, with Backchannel's Sonia Paul. 


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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