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Smarter Than You Think – Computers Learn to Listen, and Some Talk Back – NYTimes.com

EverestuncensoredThe number of American doctors using speech software to record and transcribe accounts of patient visits and treatments has more than tripled in the past three years to 150,000. The progress is striking. A few years ago, supraspinatus (a rotator cuff muscle) got translated as “fish banana.” Today, the software transcribes all kinds of medical terminology letter perfect, doctors say. It has more trouble with other words and grammar, requiring wording changes in about one of every four sentences, doctors say.

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TSQL Challenge 21 – Reading, recognizing and processing graphical representation of digits. – TSQL Challenges

Here is a challenge that takes you away from those repetitive boring type of queries that you write over and over again, several times a day. All of us, the database people, are familiar with thinking in set based manner as well as row by row style. Here is something that is very interesting where […]

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Don’t Unit Test Anymore… No, Really! by Chris Wash on Feb.17, 2009, under Java, Software Engineering

So please, don’t fire your QA department just yet. Their job is still important, even if you unit test. There is a vast difference between the gamut of possible automated tests one could write and what is known colloquially as a unit test. A number of different kinds of automated tests are written against frameworks […]

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How to do best Load, Stress, and Performance Testing? Let’s learn

How to do best Load, Stress, and Performance Testing? Let’s learn by looking at link given below. Not necessarily, compression yields best results if we are dynamically compressing very huge data sets. Reference : matt@webperformance.com ©2008 Web Performance, Inc. v1.0 – Dec 4, 2008 ____________________________—— _______________________________- Load Configuration * Five test cases as described above. […]