Voice Transcription Follies: “I’ll just ask Moses.”

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Yesterday, I was reviewing the transcript of a recorded interview. I’d asked a professor specializing in cognitive function about learning new language. “I’ll just ask Moses,” she said in response. What the? I checked the original audio, which revealed her actual response as, “Just by osmosis.”

We can edit genomes. We can measure Black holes. We can land on Mars. So why is…

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Journalist/author. Contributor NYT 20+ years. Also WSJ, Time.com, GH, more. Author: Mama’s Boy Myth (Penguin/Avery 2012). Cook. Parent. Queen Latifah fan.

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Kate Stone Lombardi

Kate Stone Lombardi

Journalist/author. Contributor NYT 20+ years. Also WSJ, Time.com, GH, more. Author: Mama’s Boy Myth (Penguin/Avery 2012). Cook. Parent. Queen Latifah fan.

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