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This week’s articles round up

Key takeaway of the week

Call to Action of the week

Practical tips article of the week

Podcast of the week

Voice First Video of the week

Voice First Thread of The Week

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Voice First Fact/Finding of the week

Voice First Term of the week

  • Earcon: The audio equivalent of an “icon” in graphical user interfaces. Earcons are used to signal conversation marks (e.g., when the system starts listening, when the system stops listening) as well as to communicate brand, mood, and emotion during a voice first based interaction.

Throw back of the week

Twitter Poll of the week

New Twitter Poll

Notable upcoming events


Useful Voice First links