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[NYTimes] Roger Ebert Tests His Vocal Cords, and Comedic Delivery

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First there was the Turing Test, a benchmark for computer intelligence via conversation.

Now perhaps, there is the Ebert Test, a way to see if a synthesized voice can deliver humor with the timing to make an audience laugh.

Last Friday Roger Ebert, the movie critic who lost his ability to speak several years ago after his lower jaw was removed, used a computer-created voice to tell a joke to an audience of over 1,000 people at the TED conference in Long Beach, Calif.

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/0...edic-delivery/
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Advancement in medical science is always good. If only this would become mainstream, along with many other much-needed technologies.
    
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