Garrett Guillotte discovers that Google Voice could use some work when it comes to transcribing emergency messages by people with Boston accents.
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Seriously, the call drops out and is very crackly...
I think "Joker Tony" is his new nickname for me and my friends.
Because Google Voice and iPads don't play well together, here it is:
Hello. It's in the joker Tony with important information related to potential impacts a parking Irene, hey stop calling with the projections. Every is expected to make impact on Massachusetts. I just want to talk, I was going Or, Category One, hurricane, begin early Sunday morning, hey, a wind damage is expected in our area. So we are urging residence take necessary precautions in advance. We Are cordial residences dot enough non perishable food, all the water and prescription medications for your family. In your cats. Press 3 to 5 day period stock up on flashlights an extra batteries. I placed an throughout your home the case of Apollo, secure well, so I can immediately and updated information included links to state and federal resources, any additional tips for hurricane preparation can always be found on the city's website. As Always, Paul 311 With a non emergency rooms. Brenda urgency. Please call 911 what we have made preparations to open shelters if necessary. Residents are strongly herself, at home and do not leave you a home unless necessary during the day on Sunday. Please also remember to check. ON elderly. The Disabled family members, and they just about this period is conditions for change through issuers as necessary. However, please refer to the city website for updates. Thank you for your assistance and designs as we continue to track the storm.
Google Voice transcriptions are generally pretty terrible no matter what platform you use to interact with it.
"Your Prescription Refill. To continue, please press 1. Hello, This is C. V. S. Pharmacy. Sorry we missed you earlier today. Our records indicate, it's time for Jay. Levitt your refill prescription number. Your L. Your L. Yeah. 8. Yeah sex. Yeah. 8. Yes, our Pharmacy located at 624 Massachusetts Ave in Central Square, Cambridge mass refills. Maybe ordered online at C. B. S. Dot Com your by calling. 6 Yeah, one, yeah 7th. Yeah 8 yeah 7th. Yeah sex yeah 7th. Yeah. 8. Yeah sex. Yeah 8 to remove this number from a reminder list. Yes, call one. Yeah, 866 binds 14. Your 965. Yeah this one. Yeah, 866 by 414. Your 965 yank you for choosing C. V. S, pharmacy, goodbye.
Hello, this is Jackie Birthday from the city of Somerville
Damn treason branches!
Paul F. Tompkins does a very funny reading of his Google Voice service on the Pod F. Tompkast.
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