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Google launches 'The Peanut Gallery' or a new thing for you to do instead of working


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Remember when the Google Doodle was that soccer game for the Olympics and you didn’t get any work done all day? Well Google’s The Peanut Gallery may give that a run for its money.

Google’s new Web Speech API is a voice recognition tool that writes out what you say. To show off this technology, Google released “The Peanut Gallery,” which lets you add intertitles to classic silent films like The Kid and The Lost World by just talking to your screen.

Plus we get this great comedy sketch/commercial. If you’re yelling like this young girl, your accuracy has to go up.

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