On the eve of Smith College 2017 Commencement, Margaret Bruzelius was assiduously rehearsing the pronunciation of 200 student names. To get it right, she made no assumptions. This year a new technology simplified her task. She used NameCoach, Smith’s new name pronunciation software (easy to use and available campus-wide). Listen to her story, featuring interviews with Margaret Bruzelius and Dwight Hamilton.
We expect a lot of our tech and in return, it asks much from us. This feature explores the hopes and hype of technological innovation. These are the questions we pose, ponder and discuss amongst ourselves. Join in! Your thoughts (half-formed, critical, meme-ified or otherwise) are welcomed.
Our current poll has us chatting about self-driving cars.