… to verbal cues and following the rhythm, music, and often freewheeling flow of human conversation. To be truly useful to us, in other words, we need computers to sound human. And that’s extremely difficult.Why Is It So Hard to Make a Computer Talk Like a Human?2.9K14Starre Julia VartanTom ZimberoffJan 21, 2019·1 min readNo, I don’t think we need computers to sound human at all. In fact, to sound human is a deception. Period. We should not allow ourselves to be deceived by an opinionated algorithm, disguised to sound like one of us, prosody notwithstanding.