Monthly Archives: July 2010

A calculation error – voice error of the day

What I actually said was “calculator” but what it thought that I said was “cocky leader” Continue reading

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Oh boy, this voice software is something

What said was “my voice software…” but what I got: “my boy software” Continue reading

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Spewing forth today’s voice recognition error

What I said: “alternative dispute” but what my voice software wrote is “alternative to spew.” Continue reading

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Today’s Voice Software Error: Eternal Instincts

I said “confirming eternity…” but my voice software heard “confirming eternity…” Continue reading

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Today’s Voice Software Error: a little potty humor?

What I actually said: “addendum.” What my voice recognition software heard: “again dump.”
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Fave Voice Recognition Errors of the Week

Three voice typos worth sharing: “She’s in a bit of a pickle” became “Cheese and a bit of a pickle” and… Continue reading

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Today’s Voice Recognition Error: Those Gussied up Moochers!

  What I actually said to my PC: Muchos gracias! What the voice software wrote: Moochers gussy us! As you can see, voice-recognition software doesn’t take kindly to alternate languages when it is used to speaking English.

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Today’s Voice Recognition Error: Blasted Fanatics

You might recognize this phrase, as I spoke it just yesterday when writing up yesterday’s voice recognition error of the day.  What I actually said: The phonetics are not that different What the voice recognition software wrote: The fanatics are … Continue reading

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Today’s Voice Recognition Error–Dancing Programs

Like many voice recognition errors, if you say each phrase out loud, it is easy to see how the meaning got so dramatically changed — because the phonetics between each phrase are not that different. What I actually said: programmed … Continue reading

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Today’s Voice Recognition Error: Tortured Vehicles?

What I actually said: Vehicle is subject to seizure and forfeiture What the voice recognition software wrote: Vehicle is subject to seizure and torture

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Voice Tie Bows Intro

This blog is dedicated to my indispensable and yet never completely reliable voice recognition software. As anyone who has used voice recognition software understands, voice recognition software is an amazing piece of software technology… that you must watch very, very … Continue reading

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