What The $%#@ Is Wrong With You? It's Yanny! (or Laurel)

What are we to make of the latest perceptual debate taking over the internet, separating loved ones from each other, causing chaos, sobbing, grief?

  • How to Know When You Might Actually Be Wrong
    Resnick gives the example of the Yanny/Laurel debate, or that horrible argument over The Dress. One thing can sound or look different from person to person: Light enters our eyes, sound waves ...
    01/4/2019 - 7:38 am | View Link
  • Intellectual humility: the importance of knowing you might be wrong
    But believe it or not, the great “Yanny or Laurel” debate of 2018 fits the bill. For the very few of you who didn’t catch it — I hope you’re recovering nicely from that coma — here’s what happened. An ...
    01/3/2019 - 11:40 pm | View Link
  • AI will save us from yanny/laurel, right? Wrong
    If you haven’t taken part in the yanny/laurel controversy over the last couple of days, allow me to sincerely congratulate you. But your time is up. The viral speech synth clip has met the AI hype tra...
    05/18/2018 - 3:50 pm | View Link
  • We’re Only Beginning to Truly Understand Laurel vs. Yanny
    This week could safely be described as the week of Laurel vs. Yanny, the week that the “audio version of the dress” took over the internet. After the ambiguous shoe, the Adidas jacket, and the dresser ...
    05/18/2018 - 8:43 am | View Link
  • Is there something wrong with me if I only hear Yanny and not Laurel?
    And after spending the length of four Carly Rae Jepsen songs listening to a four-second audio clip, I can say confidently that I'm Team Laurel. Occasionally, though — especially when I listen at a ver...
    05/16/2018 - 9:50 am | View Link
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  • WaPo Trolled By Sarah Sanders After ‘Expert’ Analyzes John ...
    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders trolled The Washington Post after the far-left outlet consulted a “facial recognition” expert to analyze Chief of Staff John Kelly’s terse facial expression during President Trump’s NATO meeting.
    01/11/2019 - 10:00 pm | View Website
  • Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Louisiana Water Supply ...
    Residents of Terrebonne Parish in Louisiana are being warned once again: Independent testing of the water supply returned positive results for Naegleria fowleri - also known as the "brain-eating amoeba" - which causes fatal brain swelling and tissue destruction.
    01/11/2019 - 6:01 am | View Website
  • Caging Children, Separating Families: Has the War on ...
    While illegal immigration is a problem that must be addressed, forcibly separating migrant children from their parents, transferring custody of them to the U.S. government, and caging them indefinitely in dog kennels cannot be the solution.
    01/10/2019 - 2:52 pm | View Website
  • Science Can Explain Why Some Hear Laurel, Others Hear ...
    Some people who listen to this audio file hear one thing; others hear something completely different. It's like it was put on the internet just to sow discord. Introducing: the Yanny-Laurel debate ...
    01/8/2019 - 12:24 pm | View Website
  • Black Singles | Dating Advice Black Woman | Tips Dating ...
    Let Me Take You From Matched To Married. Dr. Aesha, I met this guy. He’s nice, but during our dates he keeps talking about work and sometimes I get bored.
    01/7/2019 - 6:30 pm | View Website
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