The Faces, Voices and Gestures Behind the Print Quotes

I’ve written fairly extensively about the interactive interviews I’ve been helping PBS Frontline with. The latest example is a pair of interactive videos in the mix of the Frontline documentary…

The Pandemic, an Old Injury and a Cardboard Cutout

A long time ago I struggled for several years with Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs) in my hands. I eventually figured out how to get better and keep further injury at…

Finding Original Sound in StreamYard

Given the times we’re in, tools for streaming content online have become more common and more important. A few months back I wrote about the “Use Original Sound” control in…

More Insight From Frontline Source Interviews

PBS Frontline’s Transparency Project, which publishes Frontline documentary source interviews, contains more than 300 interactive interviews. Over the past few months I’ve helped add source interviews from two more documentaries:…

A Bit of Insight Into Trump’s Risk-Taking

There have been a couple of news stories this week that bear on how President Trump deals with risk. The New York Times’s stories about Trump’s taxes show how he…

The Choice Quotes

I spent the past couple of weeks working with PBS Frontline to add another 47 interactive interviews to their growing ecosystem of source interviews from Frontline documentaries. We’ve been building…

Short Text Asks for Apple

My last post was about Short Text, a way of using one or two letters, sometimes repeated, to type and also handwrite more efficiently. I used the Text Replacement feature…

Introducing Short Text

I’ve been working on a project for the past year or so that has to do with efficient silent input. When I use a computer to write, I use speech…

How to Take Notes, Organize Them, Grab Screenshots, Capture Transcripts and Still Pay Attention during Online Meetings

As online meetings, webinars, and online conferences become increasingly common, I’m finding that some tools I’ve used for other purposes are really good for taking notes online. The key to…

Online Conferences and Automatic Transcripts

I went to a very well-managed remote conference last week – the Collaborative Journalism Summit (CJS). The CJS organizers used Zoom Webinar for the conference and Zoom Meetings for networking…