" I'd love to see solid data proving that typing is faster than speaking
It's easy to verify on yourself.
We all have and know many friends, who live on the Internet 2h 4h 8h and much longer daily
and typing is easy job not making them exhausted.
Try to speak for 2h - 8h aloud
cable connected Keyboard is a private input device.
I use now usb keyboard by Logitech, coming with serial number and P/N, violating my privacy, since coming with id logger but I don't care since I have nothing what can be stolen by third parties over the internet.
I have got used to live on the Internet for the last 25 years as a public media
"We need voice, we need voice-enable technologies, and we'll definitely proceed with this challenge.
You need voice, you need voice-enabled technologies as a product for sale
and I wish you success and prosperity
but I really love quiet internet, read like a book ;)
I don't like all the noise on the Internet, playing badly with my brain waves ;)
"Mozilla is a champion of privacy issues online.
I remember the day, Mozilla was born on the Internet ;)
"Just think about people who can't type because of age or disability
Exactly the same point was discussed by developers of Second Life
To give ppl with disabilities a nice place to play music, dance, as avatars.
full-size PC Keyboard is quiet and smart (one by Logitech, I use now)
Voice is aloud
Better tell me how to remove data logger and serial number, P/N from my keyboard, violating my privacy.
Are you planning to build voice controlled ATM ?
"Give me $100 now
I have contacted CEO at TESCO UK many times to implement silent mode with their automatic cash registers
since if you buy anything at TESCO, automatic cash register is mobbing you with tens of laud voice commands, repeated over and over again
making you look like stupid retarded guy
Buy they don't care.
What comes next, violating privacy, is recording of voice samples to act as your DNA in the global database, making your voice recorded and recognized in the street, at hotel, at office, cinema, on the bus, train, at WC.
Buy gesture recognition and control developed by Opera first, to make your customers happy
PC Keyboard is smart since you can have 20 staff workers working hard on their computers in one room.
Voice turns the same room into call center operation room.
I have cofunded world's first internet based c orporation in TX, Austin (25 years ago)
well ahead of Google, Yahoo, M ozilla and other big players known today.
Keep in mind: voice is private and should be protected
PC keyboard is worth $10 but does the job.
My professor at law faculty served as forensic expert for lie detector, at the same time
and 15 years I have tested lie detector made as live phone app, generating stupid analysis results.
Every sample of human voice once entered into the Internet, stays recorded and processed in the global database of voice samples of 7B humans for indefinite time and can be used to make avatars to speak your voice in your name, in a future
(My Life Bits project by M)