Fri
Dec 16 2011 9:00am
Morning Roundup: In the Future Your Computer Might Really Talk Like Majel Barrett

(429 cats by Girliemac via Boing Boing)

If you could program your computer to speak in any voice, which would you choose? Stubby the Rocket really likes Sean Connery, so Stubby would probably choose him. But maybe it would edgy to have a really gratting computer voice, like Gilbert Gottfried. Who are we kidding. It’s all about Majel Barrett. Ready for your offsite links programs? Here they are!

Highlights include:

1.) Come to terms with the fact that all the sword stuff on Game of Thrones is actually planned out ahead of time by stunt people and actors.

2.) Good nerd docs we want to see.

3.) Discover how mad Natalie Portman is about the state of Thor 2.

Every day Stubby the Rocket jets around the internet looking for links of interest. When Stubby finds these links, they get put in our handy Links of Interest section and sometimes on our Twitter and Facebook! Here are today’s:


Stubby the Rocket is the voice and mascot of Tor.com. Stubby is a cat lover and loves to run (through space.) Stubby knows Stubby can’t hug every cat. Mostly because of the no-arms thing.

1 comment
Marcus W
2. toryx
A computer voice that sounds like Majel Barrett would be nice but I'm with you guys: Sean Connery would be awesome.

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