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Is this the death of typography?December 5, 2018 at 12:59pm (Edited 5 months ago)
Are we seeing the death of typography… voice messaging—or sending short audio clips instead of text messages—has taken the world by storm.. could this be the start of the end of type?
Super interested to know what people thing long term?
December 5, 2018 at 2:21pm
December 6, 2018 at 6:09pm
I don't think type is going to be dead anytime soon or ever. There are 2 things I would point out: 1) For conversations, it's convenient for users to send a voice message rather than a text. We speak faster than we can type, and it comes more naturally. 2) There is a large population of people who aren't "digital natives" that find it easier to speak rather than having to learn how to type.
December 10, 2018 at 5:12pm
can't be clear enough by talking.
Yes we can speak faster, but we also speak bulshit.
Would you prefer to speak or to write in cases where you really need to consider what you want to throw out?
December 11, 2018 at 12:09am
December 15, 2018 at 5:47pm
December 20, 2018 at 2:40am
Voice message is definitely more accepted in the Chinese speaking side of the world. It is just natural where for speaking will definitely be faster than typing Chinese char. As I have exposure to both side of the world, i totally understand why people hate or love using voice message.
Back to the point, typography will not die yet. At least in the next decade where human-machine interaction is growing more maturely, machine will speak/communicate more with human, i don't believe words can be totally thrown away out of the conversation. You might need to type something to command the machine doing something / as a fall back mechanism when the machine fails to understand what you want. A closer example, between your interaction with Siri / Google assistant, you still have to see type somehow for the action :)
December 31, 2018 at 5:23am
January 1, 2019 at 9:51pm