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  •  dragon naturally speaking (7+ / 0-)

    is pretty nifty, but I can't seem to make it work for what I want it to: grading papers.

    however, it will type quite accurately for you and there are add ons that will read it back to you, or maybe not even add ons.

    i feel confident you will be able to come here with the right software.

    i am so sorry and can only imagine how scary this is.

    you can write.  of that i am sure.

    maybe your extended family can afford a larger roof when all this washes out.  

    i have read you a lot activist guy.  you are one of the good ones.  

    for now, stay safe and try to see the possibility of things opening up for you.

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    by BlueDragon on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 09:22:18 AM PST

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    •  It takes a while to train it properly (4+ / 0-)
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      Especially for those things we don't do all the time.

      You'll also want to train two profiles - one when you're healthy, and one when you have a cold. It bases its guesses on the "phonemes" it hears. Many of those sound distinctly different when your nose is clogged.

      The tech is very cool. Before Dragon bought them out, I did some consulting for the company that created the early phoneme-based training capacity.

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