Meet #Q, a #genderless voice project that wishes for a #genderNeutral voice to be implemented as an option in #voiceAssistant software such as #Siri, #Alexa and #GoogleAssistant as a more #nonBinary #inclusive option:
Q is a product of close collaboration between Copenhagen Pride, Virtue, Equal AI, Koalition Interactive & thirtysoundsgood.
Use of Progressive Rock in Donkey Kong Country (1994)
My two-year-old is pretending to drink coffee from a toy cup. They start to run away across the room.
me: Hey L, can I have some coffee?
L: Yeah! *runs back to the cup, takes another big "drink", goes back to what they were doing*
me: …but… can __I__ have some coffee?
L: YEAH!!! *runs back to the cup, takes another big "drink"*
me: *facepalming, cracking up laughing*
L: *glares sternly at me* NO more coffee!
A certain subset of gamers: Rail loudly against digital distribution, denigrate people who buy games digitally as chumps, congratulate each other on their wise purchasing strategies
Those gamers, whenever a new game comes out: Complaining that the new game isn't in stock at their local stores, trading rumors with each other about what places will have it first, anxiously visiting the same stores over and over to check availability
"Paleobotanists and climatologists have studied the ecosystems of the past by analyzing millennia-old material in rat nests, tracking ice age climates and changing flora across the American Southwest. In centuries-old homes of the antebellum South, objects preserved in rats’ nests have even taught us new things about the lives of enslaved African Americans whose stories were not preserved in the written records of the time."