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Roger Ebert’s New Technology

Roger Ebert’s recent appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show demonstrated two amazing technologies working in harmony with one another. Since 2006, Ebert has been unable to speak since his surgery to combat his thyroid cancer. Cruelly ironic since it was his voice on television that led him to be one …

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Speech to Text Software for the Physically Challenged

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 is a line of speech-to-text software engineered by Nuance Corporation. At its most basic level, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 acts as a virtual scribe, listening to the user through a microphone and transcribing the spoken words into electronically editable text. On a deeper level however, Dragon NaturallySpeaking can …

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Dragon: Voice to Text Software

I spend 8 to 10 hours a day in front of my computer. Usually, typing. And more typing. To the point that my arm and wrist cause me severe pain by the end of the day. I was finally at the point that my lunch consisted of coffee and pain …

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The Unexpected Humor in Technology

Technology can be fun. No I’m not talking about computers per se or games on an iPhone, no, I’m talking about how electronics try to talk to us and botch it. I’m on my…4th GPS I believe, a Garmin Nuvi 750 I got 3 or so years ago, still works …

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