Speakeasy


Proto 1 on D3.js

Mobile web version 1

Multiplayer experiment

Idea

Use Web Speech Recognition to help users improve their English language pronunciation by forcing them to pronounce words in a way that Google Chrome understands.

The computer can’t understand me and I’m not even surprised

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Technology

Backend
  • Google App Engine
  • Python (django, webapp2)
  • User Authentication flow
  • NDB Datastore
  • Natural Language Processing (NLPT)
  • Phonetic Algorithms (Metaphone, Double metaphone)
  • Memcache
Frontend
  • Web Speech API
  • D3.js
  • TweenMax
  • Paper.js

Team

Google Creative Lab, Grumpy Sailor and Lexical Gap

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