AI most common queries

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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AI Ethics 101: Making machines morally mindful

Audio by Tobin A. using WellSaid Labs

Since time immemorial, ethics have acted as society’s compass, guiding civilizations through the murky waters of moral dilemmas. And in our digital age? It’s no different. 

The chatter around AI ethics has grown from a murmur to a roar. Consider this: submissions to FAccT, a premier AI ethics conference, surged tenfold since 2018, and more than doubled just from 2021.This spike isn’t just statistical white noise—it underscores a collective epiphany. As of 2022, a staggering 77% of companies dabbled with AI. And why not? It’s a game-changer, proving its mettle not just in dazzling feats like autonomous vehicles but also in the humdrum of everyday back-office operations.

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AI Hallucinations: Navigating the fiction in our fact-driven assistants

Audio by Joe F. using WellSaid Labs

From deciphering dinner recipes to finding that oddly specific 80s song we can’t get out of our heads, AI’s taken the co-pilot seat in our modern lives. It’s our go-to for work queries, passion projects, and those moments when we just can’t recall the lead actor in that movie. You know the one.

Usually, a well-crafted prompt to our AI sidekick gifts us the golden nugget of wisdom we’re after. But occasionally, instead of gold, we unearth… a rubber chicken? Irrelevant, often hilarious, and utterly fabricated, these “rubber chicken” moments are what we affectionately (or not-so-affectionately) call AI hallucinations.

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WellSaid Labs Makes Business Insider’s Most Promising AI Startups in 2023!

Audio by Lyric K. using WellSaid Labs

We always strive to stay humble at WellSaid Labs, but today we’re going to let ourselves shine just a bit brighter! We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve made Business Insider’s list of top AI startups for 2023. 

In a year that McKinsey labeled as Generative AI’s “breakout year”, with numerous AI companies popping up, making this list feels especially important. So, how did we earn this spot and what does being a “promising AI startup” mean to us? 

Let’s explore.

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Future Proofing Your AI Stack: Get smart, stay ahead!

Audio by Shelby D. using WellSaid Labs

Ever had that dream where robots did all your mundane tasks and you’re just sipping coffee, watching the world go by? Turns out, it’s not far from reality. But it’s much less dystopian than you might think. 

According to the 2023 Postman’s State of the API, a staggering 60% of professionals are using Generative AI, primarily to find bugs and, shockingly, to generate code. Another fun tidbit: a GitHub survey found 92% of U.S.-based developers getting cozy with AI coding tools both on and off the clock.

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AI voice podcast tips

NEW Tactics for Amplifying Your Podcast Potential with AI Voice

Audio by Ramona J. using WellSaid Labs

In recent years, podcasts have become our trusted companions, whispering stories and insights as we navigate our day. The numbers say it all–in 2019, 274.8 million ears were tuned into podcast episodes worldwide. Fast forward to 2023, and that number has soared to 464.7 million—a whopping 70% increase. What’s the magic behind this surge?

  • Ease of accessibility. Simply click, listen, and go! 
  • Doing dishes? Driving? Gyming? Podcasts are there to keep you company. Multitasking? Check.
  • From crafting aficionados to sci-fi fanatics, there’s a niche for everyone. It’s an ideal space for building, building upon, and creating communities. 
  • Hearing a voice is intimate and engaging. 
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voice psychology

The Psychology Behind Fine-Tuned Voices That Resonate

Audio by Ali P. using WellSaid Labs

Ever noticed the heartwarming flutter at the chirping of birds or the involuntary shiver from nails on a chalkboard? Sounds are more than auditory experiences. They’re deeply woven into our emotional tapestry

With the meteoric rise of Text-To-Speech (TTS) software, the voices we invite into our lives have a profound effect on our psyche. From a booming $2.8 billion market in 2021 to a projected symphony of $12.5 billion by 2031, the landscape of auditory experiences is expanding. 

And as the horizon broadens, understanding the psychological underpinnings of our voice choices becomes paramount. So, how do we hit the right note, every single time? 

Let’s explore the labyrinth of voice psychology. And hear from a couple of our stellar voices along the way! 🗣️🗣️🗣️

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accessible products 2023

Access All Areas: 12 steps to making your product accessible in 2023

Audio by Eric S. using WellSaid Labs

Remember when PlayStation showcased Project Leonardo at CES back in January? With its adaptive controller made for physically disabled individuals, it showcased an era of inclusivity in tech. But, despite hardware making many strides, in 2021 an analysis of over 30,000 websites found an average of 110 accessibility errors per page. So, we all still have a long road ahead. 

After all, a staggering 16% of the population lives with disabilities. This, combined with the ADA’s legal imperatives, means that accessibility isn’t just an added feature—it’s an imperative one. Thankfully, your path to an accessible product might be smoother than you think. 

Let’s dive into the 12 ways to ensure you’re on the right track!

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Leveling up at WellSaid Labs: Celebrating our SOC2 Type 2 certification!

Audio by Terra G. using WellSaid Labs

Remember back in March when we jubilantly announced achieving our SOC2 Type 1 compliance? Well, we’re back, and this time, we’re super thrilled to proclaim our SOC2 Type 2 certification! 

It’s all part of our steadfast commitment to fortify the trust between us and you. Conducted within the esteemed framework of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) AT-C 205, this certification is more than a badge. It’s a testament to our dedication to security, availability, and confidentiality.

Here’s what you need to know. 

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9 Essential Tips for Adding More Personality to Your Training Videos 

Audio by Fiona H. using WellSaid Labs

Imagine a world where training videos were as fun as binge-watching your favorite Netflix series. A world where training doesn’t evoke groans but grins. 

Sounds like a stretch? Well, let’s dive in.

You see, “personality” is an amalgamation of traits, interests, drives, values, self-concept, abilities, and emotional patterns that make us uniquely us. Whether it’s an employee training video or customer training, the key purpose is to educate viewers and enhance their knowledge, all the while keeping them engaged and entertained.

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