For the first time ever, scientists have been able to translate dolphin whistling sounds into English words.
If robots are to become productive members of the household, then they'd better learn how not to offend.
Though we're used to characters in our movies having accents (see: Babe — yeah, that was a good one), most of us don't consider it much in living creatures. Vocal prowess and everything that comes with it seems like a human thing, but it turns out that goats have accents the same way Englishmen (et. al.) do.
One way researchers are trying to restore the ability to speak for those who have lost — or never had — the capability is by translating neural signals into sounds and sentences. In other words, if you think of...