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Links 1 through 10 of 14 by Edward Vielmetti tagged speech

In addition to being a thoroughly wretched president, Franklin Pierce delivered the most inarguably depressing opening sentence in the history of American inaugural addresses. On 4 March 1853, the fourteenth President began his unremarkable 3,334-word speech by harshing even the mellowest of mellows. With snow plummeting from the sky, Pierce observed to his audience that

[i]t is a relief to feel that no heart but my own can know the personal regret and bitter sorrow over which I have been borne to a position so suitable for others rather than desirable for myself.

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4. The best speakers "do" something by day. People who speak for a living (ie, full time) don't do anything else day to day which makes them less credible and interesting. They are usually "motivational speakers." Standing on stage and issuing opinions is not very hard. By contrast, if you're a professor, or run a business, or otherwise have a professional job that requires you to interact with the world on a regular basis, and then allows you to draw upon such real world experience in your speaking, you are more credible.

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implant a speaker in a teddy bear, connect it to a server application that plays text-to-speech recordings of its friends twitters.

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As users update their twitter feeds, the application scans for the updates, and converts the text to speech, and saves it as an audio file. This audio file is placed on a public server where anyone and the world with internet connection can access the file.

Aside from making a bear come to life, this application may provide viewing-impaired web users a way to stay connected to friends and loved ones. Twitterin' Teddy is just an example of what you can do when you combine Technology, Entertainment and Social Interaction.

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list of ways to plug jott into other systems; this may be worth trying out some time when I'm spending more time on a telephone.

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We have to abandon the arrogant belief that the world is merely a puzzle to be solved, a machine with instructions for use waiting to be discovered, a body of information to be fed into a computer in the hope that sooner or later it will spit out a univer

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I'm here today to talk to you about copyright, technology and
DRM, I work for the Electronic Frontier Foundation on copyright
stuff (mostly), and I live in London.

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