The Next Siri Might Be You
By Mark Wilson
Waze is letting anyone record and share their own voice commands–a hint at the future of voice interfaces.
Siri is not just some anonymous computer that speaks. She’s a recognizable voice and personality in our lives. She’s Apple incarnate, chatting with an unmistakable cadence and tenor–the combination of the efforts of voice actor Susan Bennett and and engineers piecing her phonemes together. But what if Siri didn’t have to be voiced by Siri. What if she could be voiced by anyone in your life? Your friend? Your spouse? Your child?
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