Dragon Naturally Speaking is a tool I’ve used for a long time. Dragon’s speech recognition software is responsible for a big improvement in my writing output. I’m grateful it’s in my toolbox because last Sunday, I slipped on some ice and really screwed up my right arm & shoulder. The accurate voice-to-text capability of Dragon […]
If you’ve ever wanted to make a graphic, banner, or Facebook cover image but don’t have a fancy schmantzy program to do it with, you’re gonna like Canva.com. The service is new and in Beta now, but you can still reserve your username. Then a few days later, you’ll get an invitation to join the […]
‘Why Privacy Matters’, presented at TED Global (June 2013). Alessandro Acquisti explains the state of Internet privacy in a provocative, sometimes humorous, sometimes uncomfortable presentation. He describes how social media combined with Big Data research and analysis has blurred the lines of our concept of privacy on the Internet.