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Your detailed guide through the voice-first revolution. Turning you into an epic voice user experience designer, developer or all-round, clued-up voice-head. Whether you're an individual, an agency, a brand or a newbie, we'll help you take advantage of the biggest shift in user behaviour since the smartphone.
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Hearing voices: a strategic view of the voice space with Matt Hartman
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This week, Dustin and I are joined by Matt Hartman, partner at Betaworks, curator of the Hearing Voices newsletter and creator of the Wiffy Alexa Skill.In this episode, we’re discussing:All about BetaworksA strategic vision for voiceChanging user behaviourOn-demand interfacesFriction and psychological frictionHow context influences your design interfaceThe 2 types of companies that’ll get built on voice platformsDifferences between GUI and VUI designVoice campThe Wiffy Alexa SkillLessons learned building your first Alexa SkillText message on-boardingChallenges in the voice spaceOur Guest, Matt HartmanMatt Hartman has been with Betaworks for the past 4 years and handles the investment side of the company. Matt spends his days with his ear to the ground, meeting company founders and entrepreneurs, searching for the next big investment opportunities.Paying attention to trends in user behaviour and searching for the next new wave of technology that will change the way people communicate has led Matt and Betaworks to focus on the voice space.Matt has developed immense knowledge and passion for voice and is a true visionary. He totally gets the current state of play in the voice space and is a true design thinker. He has an entirely different and unique perspective on the voice scene: the voice ecosystem, voice strategy, user behaviour trends, challenges and the future of the industry.Matt curates the Hearing Voices newsletter to share his reading with the rest of the voice space and created the Wiffy Alexa Skill, which lets you ask Alexa for the Wifi password. It’s one of the few Skills that receives the fabled Alexa Developer Reward.BetaworksBetaworks is a startup platform that builds products like bit.ly, Chartbeat and GIPHY. It invests in companies like