Feeling Lonely?

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I’ve been ambushed by Oddcast’s speaking avatars before. You know how it is, late at night, you’re browsing around the J. Crew website or something <click, click, clic. . .> and all of the sudden at top volume some chirpy, just-woke-up-and-am-here-to-greet-the-day voice comes blaring over your computer speakers, “Hi! How can I help you today!”

Working from home on today I was looking for a little idle conversation to fill the empty space. No worries, the folks at Oddcast are here to save the day. Great fun here typing in random phrases and having them spoken back to you in various accents. You get about twenty tries until they lock you out. Clear your cookies and you’re back in business.

My favorite? “Blistering blue barnacles and a thundering typhoon” in an Italian accent.

Feature request: thick Eastern European accents and a “sassy” mode checkbox.

Oddcast text-to-speech demo page.

Thank you Aunt Karen for the distraction!

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