Episode 114: Microsoft bought Nuance, what’s the best text-to-speech in the world, getting vaccinated and more

Kia ora Mosen At Largers.
 
Here’s what’s coming up on another action-packed show full of news, information, tips and opinions.
 
Join us for a post-Apple event recap onClubhouse,0:27.768
Microsoft buys Nuance and what’s your favourite text-to-speech engine?,3:04.966
More ableist language thoughts and examples,22:53.355. Here’s the excellent article on ableist language from the BBC website.
How is the vaccination process going?,44:37.230
Comments on meditation,1:02:04.722
Comments on various issues discussed this week,1:10:22.594
Dating blind,1:11:38.559
Demonstration of two audio news apps, curio and audm,1:17:17.966
iOS voice control,1:27:36.086
Headphones that work with behind the ear hearing aids,1:28:45.505
Looking for backup service recommendations and thoughts on podcatchers”,1:30:44.478
Frustration with mainstream tech support,1:36:38.826
Contactless thermometers,1:39:38.422
Markdown and WordPress,1:40:39.854
Questions about creating headings in Constant Contact,1:44:03.356
PHP speech and Braille displays,1:47:00.381
Scribl is a source of audiobooks from independent authors,1:55:19.099
 
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