Falsetto

Thom Yorke, Why you can’t sing FALSETTO…
Carl John Franz
Jan 11, 2018

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Now Algorithms Are Deciding Whom To Hire, Based On Voice

Now Algorithms Are Deciding Whom To Hire, Based On Voice
March 23, 2015
http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2015/03/23/394827451/now-algorithms-are-deciding-whom-to-hire-based-on-voice

in every version, Al Pacino’s voice has a biological, inescapable fact.

“His tone of voice generates engagement, emotional engagement with audiences,” says Luis Salazar, CEO of Jobaline. “It doesn’t matter if you’re screaming or not. That voice is engaging for the average American.”

related:

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2015/05/26/409746236/got-a-voice-for-radio-the-algorithm-speaks

Vocal fry

Vocal Fry May Hurt Women’s Job Prospects
May 29, 2014
In a new study, people said they were less likely to hire speakers who used the creaky-voiced affectation, particularly when they were female.
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/05/employers-look-down-on-women-with-vocal-fry/371811

Voice Fry
http://www.ttbook.org/book/policing-voice

related:
https://franzcalvo.wordpress.com/2013/09/01/in-a-world-all-voice-overs-are-not-created-equal

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https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/06/11/618870881/a-science-writer-explores-the-perversions-and-potential-of-genetic-tests

Voice Technologies Shape The Sound of Our Modern World

Jonathan Sterne on How Voice Technologies Shape The Sound of Our Modern World
November 22, 2015
http://www.ttbook.org/book/jonathan-sterne-mediated-voices

For as closely linked as the voice is to our body and sense of identity, there are also a lot of external forces affecting our voices, both social and technological. In fact, when we’re talking about mediated voices—voices we hear in music, film, and of course, on the radio—we’re actually not talking about “voices” any more. We’re talking about signal processing. And, as media historian Jonathan Sterne tells Craig Eley, signal processing shapes the sound of all vocal media, from your telephone calls to the music of T-Pain.