Category Archives: Advice

Want Better Speech Input? Speed is Key

I periodically get questions about the best computer setup for speech input. And I always advocate going way above the minimum specs for speech, especially if you’re planning on using…

Software Needs to Focus

When you use a mouse or touch as input you automatically bring focus to everything you do. You’re literally pointing at what you want to do. And if the cursor…

Inclusive Design

This is something everyone should read: Inclusive Design Principles. It’s a set of design principles for the web and software. The principles are simple, well worded, and ensure that websites…

The Interview Report

The Interview: A Report is up in the Our Research section of Duke Universities Rutherfurd Living History site. The report details the interviews we did with journalists and the logic…

Advice: Using a Computer When You Have a Temporary Hand Injury

I’ve used speech input for a long time, and so when someone in my orbit gets a hand injury, I tend to get questions about speech input. Here’s my advice….