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Female AI Voices in Tech: Bridging the gender gap in voice technology

Audio by Jordan T. using WellSaid Labs

Face it, the world of voice assistants is the inverse of an action movie—predominantly female. From Amazon’s Alexa to Google’s Assistant, these digital helpers embody more than just code and algorithms. They mirror a societal norm, subtly echoing the gender gap that exists in technology and beyond. 

This might seem trivial at first glance, but its impact ripples through the fabric of our technological society. Picture this: by 2023, the number of voice assistants is expected to soar to a staggering 8 billion devices globally, transforming how we interact with technology daily.

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Your Rights Around Generative AI Cloning

Audio by Vanessa N. using WellSaid Labs

In this era of relentless digital innovation, we’re no longer just spectators but participants in an AI-generated world where our own voices and likenesses can be echoed and altered. While imitation is traditionally lauded as the sincerest form of flattery, in the realm of Generative AI cloning, such duplications often leave a bitter aftertaste. 

Imagine discovering a distorted version of your own creation, or worse, your identity, crafted not by you, but by a machine learning algorithm. This is, in fact, today’s reality.

Take the recent case involving Getty Images. This premier image licensing service found itself entangled in a legal battle against the creators of Stable Diffusion, an AI tool accused of misappropriating Getty’s watermarked photographs. The key giveaway? A slightly skewed, but unmistakable, logo within the AI-generated images (see below for reference). 

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WellSaid Labs’ Approach to Pronunciation: Your guide to Respellings

Audio by Owen C. using WellSaid Labs

This post is from the WellSaid Research team, exploring breakthroughs and thought leadership within audio foundation model technology.


No one sums up the English language better than David Burge: “Yes, English can be weird. It can be understood through tough thorough thought, though”.

Let’s be honest—English is weird. Sometimes it seems as if there are more exceptions than there are rules. And even when these rules begin to feel like second nature, you can still be handed a new word to say aloud and have no clue where to begin. 

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What Is Generative AI? Exploring the New Frontier of Technology

Audio by Damian P. using WellSaid Labs

At the heart of today’s technological renaissance, Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands tall as a primary driver of innovation. This technology uses advanced algorithms to create original content—blurring the line between machine-made and human-crafted creations. But what really makes Generative AI tick? Let’s unravel the inner workings of Generative AI. 

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AI Audio Production Made Easy: Expert tips for better enterprise voice overs

Audio by Bella B. using WellSaid Labs

In the ever-evolving landscape of audio production, the spaces where voice-over magic happens—be it a state-of-the-art studio or a cozy corner in your home—each come with their unique flavors. The constant? Capturing the style and tone that perfectly echoes the client’s vision, whether delivered by a seasoned voice actor or an innovative AI-generated voice from WellSaid Labs.

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Free vs. Premium: Navigating the best text to speech API options

Audio by Aaron G. using WellSaid Labs

Gone are the days when robots and digital interfaces sounded like monotonous, emotionless machines. Welcome to the era where technology speaks—quite literally—and it does so with an impressive array of voices, accents, and emotions. From guiding us with turn-by-turn navigation to narrating our favorite books, text-to-speech technology has seamlessly woven itself into the fabric of our daily lives. 

As we venture deeper into this new vocal age, it’s imperative to choose the best text to speech API that suits your needs, whether for creating instant voiceovers, aiding accessibility, or providing interactive customer support.

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AI Curious? Unraveling the Most Common Queries

Audio by Charlie Z. using WellSaid Labs

Ever feel like the digital world is zooming by while you’re just trying to catch a WiFi signal? We’re in an electrifying age of technology, where the whispers of AI and chatbots feel omnipresent.

But let’s hit the pause button for a moment: a YouGov poll revealed that while almost half of Americans have heard of ChatGPT, a staggering 54% still scratch their heads at the mention. So while your LinkedIn scrolls and Slack channels may be abuzz with AI news, it’s important to recognize that the field remains an enigma to many. 

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Roundup: 9 exemplary players in the fight for ethical AI

Audio by Theo K. using WellSaid Labs

There’s no denying it: AI is taking the world by storm. But while the rapid advancements are exciting, there’s a pressing conversation that needs to happen alongside it. Yup, we’re talking about ethical AI. While ethical AI discussions may seem new, the concept has roots as far back as 1942. But it’s only now that we’re truly grappling with its broader implications.

Curious about how much traction the ethical AI conversation is gaining? A notable increase in related online searches gives a hint.

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8 Warning Signs of a Deepfake

Audio by Jack C. using WellSaid Labs

In an era where our digital avatars often speak louder than our physical selves, the curtain rises on a new act, or better yet tragedy, of technological performance: deepfakes. This remarkable, yet unnerving, technological mysticism, born from the rapid advancements in AI, crafts illusions so convincingly real, they flicker dangerously with deceit.

Unfortunately this is where we find ourselves today. Yikes. 

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