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Listening to art. Playing with audio. Sounding out technology. Composing in code. Rewinding the soundscape.

Sound Ledger¹ (Voice Camouflage, Neural Voices)

Audio culture by the numbers

68.9: The percent of increased errors in transcriptions for voices using “Neural Voice Camouflage” privacy technology

20,843: The number of consecutive hours that Lofi Girl broadcast on YouTube before the account was, temporarily (for different reasons), taken down

330: The number of neural voices (in over 110 languages) provided by Microsoft’s Azure platform

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¹Footnotes

Camouflage: science.org. Lofi: arstechnica.com. Azure: fastcompany.com

Originally published in the August 8, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter. Get it in your inbox via tinyletter.com/disquiet.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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