[ExI] needing help on a tech project

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Sat Feb 12 22:15:01 UTC 2011

A very easy way to do this sort of thing is to use Amazon Turk. You
will get much better results than anything that is just automated. If
you need assistance, contact me off list.


On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 4:51 AM, John Grigg <possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have a science fiction con founder/organizer friend who has asked me
> to transcribe a couple dozen con panel DV camcorder recordings onto a
> computer.  I am dumbfounded that he would ask me to volunteer for such
> a task, but I do want to help him (he is not very tech savvy).
> I would think we need to first convert the DV tapes into dvd or flash
> format and then upload it into a computer, where the appropriate (and
> hopefully not too expensive) software could first scan it and then do
> a competent transcription.
> Please help and point me in the right direction to get the task done!
> And how much will it cost?
> Thank you,
> John
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