[ubuntu-uk] More Transcription news
alan at popey.com
Tue Jul 1 00:39:03 BST 2008
This will probably be my last mail about podcast transcription to the
Ubuntu-UK mailing list.
The transcribers team now have a separate mailing list specifically for
transcription of audio data. It's hosted on launchpad and is part of the
I have cc:ed this mail to that list, making it (hopefully) the first mail to
the list. Apologies if you're on both lists and see it twice.
Many thanks to all of you who expressed an interest in audio transcription.
Since we decided to set the team up and get people transcribing I've been
talking to other podcasters and other interested parties about the project.
As I may have previously mentioned, I'd like to get other podcasts onboard
so that we can widen the scope of the team, not just catering to the Ubuntu
UK Podcast, but anyone who would like their podcast transcribed.
A good number of other podcasters have expressed an interest, which is great
We have also hit a great milestone. Our first fully transcribed podcast!
Thanks to the efforts of the Audio Transcribers team on launchpad, a full
transcription of Episode 1 of Series 1 of the Ubuntu UK Podcast is now
It's available in html and plain text format:-
http://linkpot.net/summerier/ - html
http://linkpot.net/brunted/ - txt
We will probably look at putting a copy of that directly on the website, so
that people can find it easily. If anyone has suggestions on how we can
improve the look and feel of the plain text and html too, suggestions
For a 40 minute podcast it's a surprisingly small amount of text, which just
goes to show how little typing can be required to make this work :)
Time to crack on with the other episodes, to get the full set done for now,
and ask once more if anyone would like to get involved, please join the
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