Jason Fagone at the San Francisco Chronicle details the story of the team who worked months to resurrect the distinctive voice of physicist Stephen Hawking from the long-out of date CallText 5010 boards and firmware.
It is interesting to see the entire process unfold – emulating the chips and the mysterious firmware, the hard work done by Eric Dorsey and his team.
You can also get a first-hand account of the process from Peter Benie on his website. This includes the disposition of the project and code.
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