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Ok, so the question occasionally comes up about the
GOOGLE indexing our typecasts as text, when they are
typewritten and scanned as inages. For the most part,
typecasters are split between two groups in attitude
regarding whether or not we actually want Google
OCR-ing our posts:
l the camp that wants this to happen, to improve
sm and make it easier for people to find what we
2) the that doesn’t want this to happen be-
camp cause they want a modicun of privacy that un-
indexable typecasts can offer.
No matter what camp youtre in, the actual question has
pretty much been hypothetical something that might
happen sometime in the distant future.
Well, I don’t think that future is all that distant.
My proof? Go and look up something called Google Keep”.
It’s part of Google Drive, I think, and appears to
a be an application intended to file written notes into.
Login or create an account, and get ready to upload
one of your old typecasts really need to see
this thing in action.
It’s certainly not perfect, but it’s basically on-the-
fly OCR that works on typewritten sheets and seems to
now be a built-in feature of Google’s wide-ranging
software suite. H
ow long do you think it’ll take to
make it a default process that is applied to Google
Search Engines’ image indexing?