Category Archives: The InSite System

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…

Interactive Transcripts from the Coronavirus Front Lines

Frontline published a series of articles about Covid-19 in April. Two of the articles link to more material from the main subject of the story: an interactive transcript thanks to…

Using InSite to Illustrate a Video

Once we built the open source InSite system and started using it, it became obvious that the technology has uses beyond enabling the interactive interview transcripts that are central to…

InSite Update: A Better Index

We’ve added a better index to the InSite interactive transcript system that powers Duke University’s Rutherfurd Living History website. From the Living History front page, click Interviews. This will take…

InSite Update: More Interactive Pages

We enabled interactive pages as part of the InSite system a little while back. InSite is a workflow and open source publishing system that makes audio and video easier to…

Reaching Into a Webpage

Ever want to point someone not just to the top of a web article, but to a particularly good quote – or even several? I’ve done a lot of thinking…

Making History More Accessible…
and Sometimes Stunningly Informative (part 3)

Here’s another quote playlist from the Putin Files that resonates with what’s going on today. The Putin Files are the interactive source interviews from the PBS Frontline documentary Putin’s Revenge,…

Annotating the Web

I had a great time at the I Annotate 2018 conference last week. Here are slides and notes from my talk: The InSite System: Enabling Transparency with Searchable, Shareable Interactive…

The Interview Report

The Interview: A Report is up in the Our Research section of Duke Universities Rutherfurd Living History site. The report details the interviews we did with journalists and the logic…