Monthly Archives: June 2012

Greasy Importers — More Mixed-Language Trouble

My voice recognition software often stumbles with words that we use in English but that are foreign language words or that use the pronunciation rules of a  different language.  Some that happened this week: What I actually said to my … Continue reading

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Excavating Her Marks?

Carrying forth from yesterday’s example of the trouble with punctuation, here’s a doozy of a blunder the voice software made while I was writing some fiction: What I actually said to my computer: “I love her!” How my voice software … Continue reading

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Dragon Misrecognizes Comma

Is it a spoken word, or is it spoken punctuation? Voice recognition software must discern which, and often gets it wrong.  A recent example while using Dragon NaturallySpeaking: What I actually said to my computer: amazing camaraderie How my voice … Continue reading

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