The InSite System:
Interactive transcripts shareable at the sentence level

For the past three years I’ve been working with the folks at Duke University’s DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy to make temporal media – in this case oral…

Apple’s Next Move

I’ve been waiting for Apple’s next move in improving dictation in iOS for some time now. The speech recognition engine built into the Apple Mac and iOS operating systems work…

Mozilla’s DeepSpeech Project

Mozilla’s open source speech-to-text project has tremendous potential to improve speech input and make it much more widely available. It uses Google’s TensorFlow open source machine learning framework to implement…

Advice: Using a Computer When You Have a Temporary Hand Injury

I’ve used speech input for a long time, and so when someone in my orbit gets a hand injury, I tend to get questions about speech input. Here’s my advice….

Putin gets the Interactive Transcript Treatment

I’ve been working with with PBS FRONTLINE to enable its Putin Files interactive transcripts project. The system is based on the InSite system that we developed for Duke University’s Living…

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