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Using Speech Recognition Software

I noted that the month of August was my best month for writing, possibly ever. I averaged nearly 2000 words a day, combining writing for my blog with some book editing duties for GM Igor Smirnov. Despite that, I perhaps used less time than my previous months. How is that possible? Simply, I never typed a single word. I used speech recognition software.

It’s supposed to make writing this easy, and it sorta does that. Sorta.

I wrote previously about how much I love my current keyboard. It cost nearly $200, so I better love it, but that’s not really the point. The keys feels so good under my fingers, and it makes every other keyboard pale in comparison. I really like it, but no matter what I do or how much I invest in a keyboard, nothing can change one unfortunate fact: I am a terrible typer. Continue reading