But for some reason, it's caused enough contention and confusion that it's been compared to the blue and black vs white and gold dress dilemma. Well, we might have a sequel.
Beauty and fashion designer Cloe Feldman tweeted a video Monday with an audio track and asked people to vote, 'What do you hear?! "I heard Yanny 10 times before I could hear Laurel". "They are saying they hear "yanny" because they want attention...." another chimed in.
And Twitter is freaking out about it.
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Zuckerberg noted that there is still room for improvement with Facebook's AI tools - noticeably flagging hate-speech content. Facebook said it was able to remove so many accounts and posts that violated its community standards thanks to its AI tools.
So what do you hear?
YouTube channel Nerd It Up dissected the recording as well, concluding that which word you hear depends on the pitch of the recording. He played with the bass levels when made it easier to hear both. "Yanny or Laurel." The internet then lost its damn mind in a fight over which word the computerized voice is saying (although it's definitely "Laurel").
"Not even joking - the "yanny" part of the recording is only in the high frequencies and the "laurel" recording is in the low frequencies".
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Most people not only hear just one, but also insist that it can't possibly be the other.
First of all, the clip is, according to Sanker "not prototypical" of either laurel or yanny.
"The way you hear sound is influenced by your life in sound - what you know about sound", Kraus tells CNET.
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Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts was killed in the line of duty earlier this month after a shootout with a homicide suspect. A three-hour standoff ensued before Wolfe opened fire from the second floor of the apartment, fatally striking Pitts.
What do you hear?