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Siri: seriously

I’ve been a longtime supporter of voice recognition technology. It crystallized for me in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, when Scotty tried to control the computer by speaking into the underside of the mouse. Everyone laughed at the scene. I laughed too, but my laughter was for a different reason. I knew that we [...]

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A Vision of Dragon NaturallySpeaking

I’ve been using Dragon NaturallySpeaking off and on for years. I started in the 90s. In the beginning, I did reviews and covered the advances of voice recognition software. There were other players in the market but Dragon NaturallySpeaking, now owned by Nuance Communications, dominated the field and is the standard by which all others [...]

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I fervently believe that technology can solve many of the world’s problems. They’re just too many ways in which it is improved my life. During my life I saw the technological evolution from snowy black and white television images to a smart phone app that can read back to me the label on a box [...]

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