Project “Jarvis”: step three (the brain)

During the last steps, voice recording, speech-to-text and text-to-speech feasibility was studied. Now enters another difficicult part: the brain ! The last steps implied the use of external services for voice-recognition and text-to-speech capabilities. When it comes to Jarvis’ brain, the idea is twofold: Onboard answer engine: part of the analysis will be done onboard[…]

Project “Jarvis”: step two (speak to me)

In my previous post, I conducted a few experiments with speech recognition via Google’s Speech API and get enough results to push the project “Jarvis” a bit further. Now it is time for Jarvis to speak !   Text-To-Speech engines There are many “Text-To-Speech” engines already packaged for the Rasberry Pi. Namely: espeak: eSpeak is[…]

High resolution icon for Google Nexus One

Thanks to daylight saving time, I woke up (very) early. This is quite unusual for a Sunday morning… This gave me time to finish up the high resolution icon for Google Nexus One I started some times ago.  device-phone-google-nexus-one.tar.gz (SVG,256×256,48×48,32×32,24×24,22×22,16×16) I haven’t got a change to see a real Nexus One yet. I’ve worked from[…]

Art Requests

I’m trying to fulfill a couple of requests from the Gnome Art request list hosted at Gnome Live!. Here are the first contribution to the “Generic icons for audio device form factors: Headsets, Headphones, ext. Speakers” request. Here are two high resolution icons: a speaker and a subwoofer. Low resolution icons are on their way.[…]

Lapin compris ?

As a special request from Agnès, here are a few Tango-styled “Lapins crétins” (a.k.a Raving Rabbids).  tango-lapins-cretins.svg (1 single SVG) Why is there a serial killer among those silly rabbits ? Well, probably because I’ve just finished seeing the second season of Dexter. Which was just AWESOME :silly:

The return of the penguins

Here’s a second round of penguins. You’ll find the old ones (slightly updated) and two new sets of Super-Penguins (form Marvel and DC Comics). Marvel Comics (new):  tango-penguins-marvel.svg (1 single SVG) DC Comics (new):  tango-penguins-dc.svg (1 single SVG) And, the old ones (the licence mess being sorted out):  tango-penguins.svg (1 single SVG) Sorry, for now,[…]

We need you !

APRIL is a French association for the promotion and defense of Free Software. I’m a proud member of it, even though I wish I could find more time to contribute. Each year, APRIL compaigns to recrute more members. The goal is quite ambitious, but nevetherless crutial: reaching 5000 members. We need more people, voices, talents[…]