Hey Rizzn-ites,

I’m testing out SpinVox today for an article I’m working on at Mashable. Here’s what I actually said (as best as I can decipher from the text it spit out) to the SpinVox system:

Hey folks. This is Mark. Testing out SpinVox again because I’m about to write an article about them on Mashable. Don’t know what updates or change to the system they’ve done since the last time I used them.

Last time I was on here, the record time was quite low and it was probably close to 60% recognition of what I was saying. Maybe they have improved a little bit, we will see.

It’s staying on and letting me talk and so I’m just gonna talk into this thing kicks me off.

Ok, well, see what am I talking about? Oh! Actually I put a new article up on Mashable.com today. I talk about, well, it’s about the reality of user generated content. I saw a couple of other articles up on the net I came across in my feeds. They were something about how that there is … basically we’re talking about the 1% rule and that there is no real new user generated content coming out of like YouTube and stuff and it is really just talented folks that found their way through the system. But will rise to the surface anyway.

It’s that youtube or whatever may have helped them get there quicker, citing the new Apple UGC ad that came out as an example. I begged to differ, I explained a lot of my positions there, using Twitter and Facebook and other seamless integration tools that I’ve talked about before on Mashable, as example as to what works and what doesn’t work. And really, truly taking the value of what you plan early and moving a step forward in terms of user generated content. [ed: this sentence is so garbled I’m not sure what I was saying there] I it let me go on for what looks to be at least a minute or two. So I guess I’m going to close this out, to see what comes out of the other end. Talk to you later. Bye.

This is what SpinVox thinks I said:

Hey Folk, this is Mark. Testing out SpinVox again because I’m about to write an article about them on nash(?). Don’t know what is your update to change of the system they’ve done since the last time I used them. Last time I was on here, the record time was quite slow and it was probably close to 60% recognition of what I was saying. Maybe they had improved a little bit. We will see. It’s sticking on let me talk and so I’m just gonna talk into this thing puts me off. Ok well, see what I’m talking about oh actually put a new article of nashville.com(?) today. I told you well, it’s about the reality of user generated contents. I saw a couple of other articles up on the net, across I came across my feeds so there were something about how that there is no, they, that they basically we’re talking about the 1% rule and that there is no real new user generated content coming out of why I think like youtube and stuff is really just talented folks that well found their way to the system. But will left to the surface anyway. It’s that youtube or whatever may have helped them get their quick or setting the new apple UGC ad, they came out as an example, I begged to differ, I explained a lot of my positions there using footer and face book and other seamless integration tools that I talked about before nashville(?) as example just to what works and what doesn’t work in really, truly taking the value of what you plan early and moving a step forward in terms of user generated content. I’ll see, let me go on, look for at least a min or 2. So I guess I’m got a closer shout, to see what comes out of the other end. Talk to you later. Bye.

The more I use SpinVox, the less I am pleased with it. It’s a great idea, with really crappy execution.

By the way, the editorial I’m talking about in the SpinVox segment can be found here.

/rizzn