Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: technology

80 bookmarks tagged “technology

How Hmong Americans turned a conference call line into a radio of their own - The Verge

theverge.com/2019/11/22/20975911/hmong-radio-conference-line-diaspora-america-phone-djs
The Asian diaspora is reimagining the conference call line as a radio show for Hmong people, by Hmong people. The Verge explores how these "stations" are run, and talks to the DJs who own them.

How a new technology is changing the lives of people who cannot speak | News | The Guardian

theguardian.com/news/2018/jan/23/voice-replacement-technology-adaptive-alternative-communication-vocalid
The long read: Millions are robbed of the power of speech by illness, injury or lifelong conditions. Can the creation of bespoke digital voices transform their ability to communicate?

Is the Answer to Phone Addiction a Worse Phone? - The New York Times

nytimes.com/2018/01/12/technology/grayscale-phone.html
A small group of people have turned their phone screens to shades of gray to make them less stimulating. That’s the opposite of what tech companies want.