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Morton Builders, it's Mark here. Hopefully, you know the routine you got your coffee and get your tea. We're ready for mornings with Mark. This is episode 6. Thanks for sticking with me last week still working out some of the technical issues. I do want to hear pre-recorded mainly because of the long weekend so stuff shuffled around my schedule and I'm not sure whether it's better to be purely live or to be more consistent with the time.

So let me know in the comments below about what you think. I'm so this is recorded live in front of a studio audience know I want to be doing this life more often. But every once awhile life gets in the way. So what I want to talk about today was voice.

So let me refresh my own a little bit of teeth. But still screaming hot so not so refreshing but delicious none the less. So I was reading an article on today in wired about some concrete examples of why voice is getting more uptake than we all kind of expect.

I'm so through podcast through smart speakers and through audio books and it's really taking over and I think there's a really easy explanation that a lot of people kind of overlooked. That's because his wife as much as the written word is lovely and it's got really effective. It is really hard to communicate complex idea complex ideas at a low enough comprehension level to reach a mass audience where you can convey more complex information by voice or video here live or recorded and because you're getting more clues, right? So if you're simply reading the words that I've written on medium, then you're adding your own inflection your own emotion your own understanding based on how I've constructed my sentences and and the language I've used That's affected.

Maybe not. I'm not the greatest of writer. So it's probably not as effective is it could be where is if I'm reading that to you because you're literally hearing it pours we go all the way to video. You're also getting additional things like facial expression and body language you're getting the rest of that communication.

So it's a richer and richer medium, which means you can deliver more and more complicated Concepts at a more accessible audience for a broader audience. I think that's really really fascinating when it comes back to building things 11 questions. I get asked around voice Argan always a secure. What are the privacy concerns? And yeah, there's a lot of stuff that just hasn't been worked out yet.

So, you know, you can dive into AWS cloud and you can fire things like Lex which Powers Alexa can do things like Polly. Would you like to speak back to you need to make a really convincing a compelling chatbot? Are there privacy concerns their depends on the day that you're doing you're using and there's always privacy concerns with everything the biggest challenge.

The voice right now is authentication whether or not found my voice tools know, it's me do they know? It's me versus you. So easy way to do that as you don't walk into anybody's house and say hey Alexa, Alexa is going to respond that's wired up two different things like heating or coyote systems or if it's a wired up the ordering there's potential issues there and they're not insurmountable and I think the advantages far outweigh any concerns, but that's what I'm kind of driving into tonight.

I'm looking at that kind of implications were the Privacy challenges and that's going to tie into some of the operational technologies that I'm talking about. If things are places like South by Southwest switch over to link to down below. We're talking about Rogue robots, and I think voice on has a big play there.

I miss most is generally how we interact with our technology and lots of crazy stuff to think about and it's only Tuesday. So hopefully you guys had a great weekend. Hopefully, this is spark some interesting thoughts for you always looking to interact looking to have a conversation. Let me know in the comments below or online and Mark NCAA.

Have a great day. Morton Builders, it's Mark here. Hopefully, you know the routine you got your coffee and get your tea. We're ready for mornings with Mark. This is episode 6. Thanks for sticking with me last week still working out some of the technical issues. I do want to hear pre-recorded mainly because of the long weekend so stuff shuffled around my schedule and I'm not sure whether it's better to be purely live or to be more consistent with the time.

So let me know in the comments below about what you think. I'm so this is recorded live in front of a studio audience know I want to be doing this life more often. But every once awhile life gets in the way. So what I want to talk about today was voice.

So let me refresh my own a little bit of teeth. But still screaming hot so not so refreshing but delicious none the less. So I was reading an article on today in wired about some concrete examples of why voice is getting more uptake than we all kind of expect.

I'm so through podcast through smart speakers and through audio books and it's really taking over and I think there's a really easy explanation that a lot of people kind of overlooked. That's because his wife as much as the written word is lovely and it's got really effective. It is really hard to communicate complex idea complex ideas at a low enough comprehension level to reach a mass audience where you can convey more complex information by voice or video here live or recorded and because you're getting more clues, right? So if you're simply reading the words that I've written on medium, then you're adding your own inflection your own emotion your own understanding based on how I've constructed my sentences and and the language I've used That's affected.

Maybe not. I'm not the greatest of writer. So it's probably not as effective is it could be where is if I'm reading that to you because you're literally hearing it pours we go all the way to video. You're also getting additional things like facial expression and body language you're getting the rest of that communication.

So it's a richer and richer medium, which means you can deliver more and more complicated Concepts at a more accessible audience for a broader audience. I think that's really really fascinating when it comes back to building things 11 questions. I get asked around voice Argan always a secure. What are the privacy concerns? And yeah, there's a lot of stuff that just hasn't been worked out yet.

So, you know, you can dive into AWS cloud and you can fire things like Lex which Powers Alexa can do things like Polly. Would you like to speak back to you need to make a really convincing a compelling chatbot? Are there privacy concerns their depends on the day that you're doing you're using and there's always privacy concerns with everything the biggest challenge.

The voice right now is authentication whether or not found my voice tools know, it's me do they know? It's me versus you. So easy way to do that as you don't walk into anybody's house and say hey Alexa, Alexa is going to respond that's wired up two different things like heating or coyote systems or if it's a wired up the ordering there's potential issues there and they're not insurmountable and I think the advantages far outweigh any concerns, but that's what I'm kind of driving into tonight.

I'm looking at that kind of implications were the Privacy challenges and that's going to tie into some of the operational technologies that I'm talking about. If things are places like South by Southwest switch over to link to down below. We're talking about Rogue robots, and I think voice on has a big play there.

I miss most is generally how we interact with our technology and lots of crazy stuff to think about and it's only Tuesday. So hopefully you guys had a great weekend. Hopefully, this is spark some interesting thoughts for you always looking to interact looking to have a conversation. Let me know in the comments below or online and Mark NCAA.

Have a great day.