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My computer can hear me: You can now speak to type in Google Docs

So you have an essay or dissertation to write and there is a word count limit of x thousands of words.

First you have to gather your thoughts, thinking about layout/structure, references right? so you grab your good old note pad to scribble stuff before you start typing.

Before you know it you have written on six A4 pages

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Well Google has a way to help out. Google has built new dictation software into Google Documents. Speech to text isn’t exactly new; as it is already being widely use in iOS’ Siri and Google Now.

The video below give a brief overview on how to use this feature

I tried this features myself and I must admit I’m impressed. The system coped well with my accents.

Please leave a comment on your experience of using this cool tool.

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