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"People ask me how I do research for my science fiction. The answer is, I never do any research. I just enjoy reading the stuff, and some of it sticks in my mind and fits into the stories."
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Synthetic Voice  
  Artificial human speech.  

As far as I know, the first use of the phrase "synthetic voice".

Ken switched on the space radio. "May as well see how the Chief is progressing." Fifteen minutes passed before a news bulletin was broadcast. The tape-recorded synthetic voice spoke with its usual dispassionate calm.

"The arson outbreak continues, on a larger scale than ever."

Technovelgy from The Amazon Fights Again, by Thornton Ayre.
Published by Fantastic Adventures in 1940
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