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Automated Voice Response System Gets an Attitude

by Paul Strauss
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Ever feel like telling one of those stupid voice-recognition phone systems exactly where it can stick option number 2?

Daniel vs. Robophone

Carnegie Mellon alumnus, humorist and robotics author Daniel H. Wilson stars in this humorous video clip of what happened when he got a little too snarky with Diane, the voice behind an Automated Voice Response (AVR) system.

Be sure to check out more entertaining clips (including some catchy tunes with Keepon the rhythmic robot) over on CMU’s Robo U Website.

[Thanks to Technabob reader Mandy for sending this along!]

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