Tag: questions

Mar 07 2018

Using Mini Smart Sockets

Over the past year or so, I’ve been getting into using the Google Home (assistant). It’s nice to be able to turn lights on, ask general questions and set appointments just by talking. But one of the most disappointing things about the Google Home habitat is the ancillary devices/switches. A lot of them are fairly …

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Sep 15 2014

Understanding Misunderstood Emails

With bad e-mail exchanges, it takes two to tango. If you’ve ever owned a computer, most likely, you’ve been on the Internet. One of the most common ways of communication on the Internet is email. Email is the established backbone of Internet communications. Email was there long before social media or instant messaging. If you …

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Apr 06 2013

Plex Media Server: Applying the Updates/New versions Automatically

Plex is a wonderful application that allows you to easily organize your media library to where it’s the most beneficial. It doesn’t matter if you’re wanting to listen to MP3’s, watch movies or share pictures. Plex has the ability to organize this information and give it one of the best presentations you can have. In …

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Dec 12 2012

Learn New Words With Google And Voice-Recognition

Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you’re reading an article and the article that you’re reading has this fancy word in it; a word you never seen before and don’t exactly know the definition? Some people might know better to go to a website that has an online dictionary and to look …

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Oct 31 2011

Just Applications: iPhone 4S Siri and Android voice recognition

Initially, there’s no comparison. Iris isn’t even remotely ready to do anything that even resembles artificial intelligence; it couldn’t answer any of my questions. And for the most part, gave me answers that were basically, I don’t know; give me another question. In some other recent posts, I talked about the software that uses the …

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Oct 14 2011

Voice Recognition: Language Translation between iPhone/Nuance vs Android/Google

Voice-recognition is one of my top points of interest. I just finished writing a post about voice-recognition and having computers talkback. The key point to having computers talkback or to ask questions and have them answered by computer is having the recognition understand the questions properly. Recently there was a convention that displayed new technologies …

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Oct 13 2011

Voice recognition; and the computers that can talk back

One of the biggest, most aggressive, pushes for voice recognition is going on RIGHT NOW. The big boys like Nuance, Google and Microsoft are on the verge of making this world something out of Star Trek. I believe everyone has dreams of being able to ask a computer a question and then have it give …

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Jun 28 2011

How I got Banned from Yahoo! Answers

I like to frequent forums and help people and I have spent a lot of time in the Windows Live Movie Maker and the Windows Live Writer forums as well; so, you can visit the forums and see where I make an attempt help users fix their issues with those types of issues. Out of …

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Jun 16 2011

Adding Facebook friends – we need this feature…

Facebook is the greatest, the largest social network on the planet, right now. And it stillescapes me that people I don’t know want to friend me, although I do envite people to follow me… it’s funny because I only allow people on Facebook that I have personally met. I have the Facebook fear now that …

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