Make your keyboard obsolete with Dragon dictation softwareOn January 8, 2018 by Kenna
Whether conventional keyboards don’t really work for you, or spelling is the bane of your workday, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 gives your computer powerful voice dictation abilities. We’ve got the basic version in the Boing Boing Store for $19.99.
This software works on Windows 7 or higher to provide speech recognition with up to 99% accuracy. You can create documents in a fraction of the time it would take to type them by hand, and it lets you control your apps with simple voice commands. Searching the web and drafting emails becomes as fluid as possible, and their acclaimed engine can even learn complicated proper nouns just as well as idiosyncratic phrases.
MIT Tech Review’s Antonio Regalado rounds up the year’s stupidest, worst moments in tech, from the guy who created his own CRISPR-based gene therapy to beef up his muscles and injected it to Donald Trump’s Twitter feed to the FCC’s Net Neutrality catastrophe. Of course, Juicero rates a mention.
Pundits suggest the “Weinstein moment” — a broader, deeper awareness of abusive conduct, sexual harassment and criminal sexuality — is already fading without significant change. Few of the offenders face consequences worse than losing a gig, and yesterday we learned The New York Times isn’t even up to that, letting its celebrity groper keep his […]
Webflow’s history of the web is a Bayeaux Tapestry of obsolete virtues and current vices, a superimposition of new and old bad things. It’s a clever and very 2017 way to market a web design app that lets normal people keep making worthwhile mistakes on the web — a gateway to free expression — as […]
Let’s face it: Not all of us were born with the literary acumen of T.S Eliot, but that’s no excuse to send off typo-laden emails and unclear messages. With Grammarly, you can step up your writing game and ensure your correspondence goes out grammatically sound and typo-free every time. A 1-year premium subscription is […]