Retroactive change?

One more reason to be extremely careful about what you do or say on the Internet, especially if you think you’re hidden behind “anonymous”: retroactive changes to privacy policies. MS surely isn’t winning points this week, what with this policy change and announcing the per-hour Office subscription.

Weather update

The original script for the weather wake-up calls was based on Swift. I’ve added the lines for Festival (see the wiki). Please note that the Swift-based output sounds much, much better than the Festival-based output. In either case, tweaking the speech parameters will improve the output.