Monthly Archives: September 2011

Departmental Dishonesty

Sometimes, an incorrect translation makes a better message than what the voice recognition software user actually said. For example, in describing a business need that affected the entire department in a large company I worked at, Dragon NaturallySpeaking mixed the … Continue reading

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The Offensive Young Vendor

This recent voice recognition error occurred while using Dragon NaturallySpeaking to type up a report – a comparative analysis of large vs. small service firms. What I actually said to my computer: a relatively small and young vendor… How my … Continue reading

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Legal Trouble: Infringing on Frenchmen at the Corporate Mingle

While using my voice recognition software for a legal client, Dragon NaturallySpeaking stumbled on a few common legal phrases that, apparently, are not common to Dragon: What I actually said to my computer: infringement cases How my voice software translated … Continue reading

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