Dialogue Box 7: Giving Vista a fair hearing Summary: If computers are so smart, how come they don't understand a word we say? That's perhaps unfair — but, as Dialogue Box found out, even the state-of-the-art speech recognition in Windows Vista has its problems By Rupert Goodwins and Charles McLellan | July 9, 2007 -- 11:38 GMT (04:38 PDT) Follow @rupertg Follow @charlesmclellan Loading... Please wait. We trained it. We fine-tuned it. We even tried reading poetry to it. But when the crunch came, did we find Vista's voice recognition listened up? You'll have to watch to find out... Topic: After Hours Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.