[ubuntu-uk] Wanted: Podcast transcribers
lake54 at lake54.com
Wed Jun 25 19:02:34 BST 2008
I know it's not 100% accurate, but I thought perhaps for the monologues etc
it could help a bit. If anything was wrong I'd obviously correct it etc.
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[mailto:ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Kris Douglas
Sent: 25 June 2008 17:22
To: lake54 at lake54.com; British Ubuntu Talk
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Wanted: Podcast transcribers
On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 5:07 PM, James Milligan <lake54 at lake54.com> wrote:
> Sure I'll help if you want. I primarily use a Windows PC (booo) but
> only because I need it for Microsoft Word etc and Gaming. You could
> always try speech-to-text (recognition) maybe - quicker than transcribing
> Sign me up anyway!
> Just a note on the me using a Windows PC bit, I have all the disks for
> Ubuntu 7.10 and 8.04, but my dad won't let me install dual-boot at the
> moment because 'he doesn't trust Linux being reliable, and it doesn't
> have the same compatibility as Windows (like printers etc)' - I'm
> trying to swing him round, but he's a bit reluctant to say the least.
> If anyone can find drivers for a Canon MP780 Series Printer then that'd be
> James Milligan
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> [mailto:ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Philip Stubbs
> Sent: 25 June 2008 13:24
> To: British Ubuntu Talk
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Wanted: Podcast transcribers
> 2008/6/25 Alan Pope <alan at popey.com>:
>> Would any of you be willing to put a bit of time into transcribing
>> the Ubuntu UK Podcast into plain text format?
>> It doesn't need to be one person doing every episode, but each person
>> could pick one ep, and do that, and then do another when they have time.
>> Any volunteers, questions?
> I could probably do one. Spelling is not one of my strengths, but with
> aspell installed, it should be cool.
> Is there any particular format or layout required? You say plain text,
> but even then a common layout could be useful in case it is to used
> for other formats in the future.
> Philip Stubbs
It's incredibly doubtful that text to speech would work, and be a successful
method of transcribing, primarily because it isn't the best to begin with.
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