Monthly Archives: July 2013

Foreign languages – not Dragon’s forte … or fort hey.

While just about any born English speaker knows this common Spanish phrase, it certainly freaks out Dragon NaturallySpeaking:  What I actually said to my computer: muchos gracias.  How my voice software translated it: Just get a yes. So, if I … Continue reading

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For your information, the "eyes" have it

I’ve heard of blue eyes, I’ve heard of hazel eyes – I’ve even heard of snake eyes.  But this one’s new: What I actually said to my computer: a couple of FYI’s.   How my voice software translated it:  a couple … Continue reading

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