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Stories by Andy Aaron

Audio Alchemy: Getting Computers to Understand Overlapping Speech

You have little trouble hearing what your companion is saying in a noisy cafe, but computers are confounded by this "cocktail party problem." New algorithms finally enable machines to tune in to the right speaker, sometimes even better than humans can...

April 12, 2011 — John R. Hershey, Peder A. Olsen, Steven J. Rennie and Andy Aaron
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Depressed by Our Devices?

Depressed by Our Devices?

How Smartphones Affect Mental Health