Forget Keyboards: We Dictated This Story on Google Docs

Google unveiled a new voice-dictation tool for its Google Docs app. Google Google on Wednesday unveiled a new voice-dictation tool on its Google Docs app, the latest move by Silicon Valley to make keyboards obsolete. We tested the new service by dictating this story. See that version below, complete with typos. Users can now speak to their computers to compose memos, messages and reports in Google Docs. The application has previously supported third-party voice-dictation tools, but the Alphabet Inc. unit has made dictation possible for any Google Docs user. Voice dictation has grown in popularity in recent years as its accuracy improved. Fueling its growth are advances in artificial intelligence that help computers decipher what people are saying. Voice dictation is the primary way to interact with many virtual assistants…


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