Your keyboard is from the 1800s. Welcome to a new dawn.
One day I was in a meeting. A collaborative face-to-face one. There was plenty of talking and a lot of note-taking.
The end result was a huge whiteboard full of musings and sticky notes. Sound familiar?
It was a productive session, and when it came to a close, naturally the question was:
“Can someone please type this up?”
We thought to ourselves there must be a faster way than typing.
The hunt began, but we could not find anything that made it fast and easy to digitise handwritten notes. …
My family think I know everything about technology. I used to think I was actually pretty good with it myself. I used to think I was taking full advantage of everything it had to offer. At work, I thought I was already super-productive. It turns out I’m not as smart as I thought (sorry boss!). I’ve been missing out on a huge opportunity to save time while making my life a little easier too.
This (slightly embarrassing) realisation occurred to me recently while working on Brill, an app that focuses on working smarter. We’ve shown that by using voice, you can be super fast digitizing notes. Or thoughts. Or whiteboard rants. Either way, during speed testing we discovered that with the right user interface, using voice, you can digitize your notes at a blistering pace and a) actually enjoy doing it, and b) save you lots of time (over 30%). …