“Writer’s Wrist” Woes

Here’s a little something in case you need a laugh… Last week I mentioned how I wrote until my wrists could take no more, so I tried using Apple’s dictation feature in iPages. How it works: speak for thirty seconds, and then your computer beeps, thinks a moment, then what it think you said pops up on the Pages document. Short story shorter, speech-to-text technology has copious amounts of room for improvement. The first chunk is what the computer thought I said. The second chunk is what I said:

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About Angela Macala-Guajardo

Author, teacher, soon-to-be full time writer for two companies. Also a lover life in the Arizona desert, puppy butt wiggles, and kitties purring away on my shoulder.
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4 Responses to “Writer’s Wrist” Woes

  1. averythorne says:

    I don’t even… dictation makes Cleverbot look smart…

  2. tiredella says:

    Oh god this brings back bad memories, of when I had to dictate my answers to tests because of various splints… *shudder*….

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