What Searchable Speech Will Do To You

Will recording every spoken word help or hurt us?

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Dec 24, 2018 · 19 min read
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Illustration: Christian Northeast

By James Somers

We are going to start recording and automatically transcribing most of what we say. Instead of evaporating into memory, words spoken aloud will calcify as text, into a Record that will be referenced, searched, and mined. It will happen by our standard combination of willing…

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