Mechanical Turk it.
(I hear that's what all the hipsters do while they watch Downton Abbey.)
On 2/27/12 1:52 PM, "Suchy, Daniel" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello all,
> At my campus we offer podcasts of course lectures, recorded in class and then
> delivered via iTunes and as a plain Mp3 download (http://podcast.ucsd.edu). I
> have the new responsibility of figuring out how to transcribe text versions of
> these audio podcasts for folks with hearing issues.
> I was wondering if any of you are using or have played with
> dictation/transcription software and can recommend or de-recommend any? My
> first inclination is to go with open-source, but I'm open to anything that
> works well and can scale to handle hundreds of courses.
> Thanks in advance!
> Daniel Suchy
> User Services Technology Analyst
> University of California, San Diego Libraries
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