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Intelligent Speech

As part of the British Library’s commitment to delivering a multimedia research environment, they are exploring the potential of speech-to-text technologies for finding non-textual content. Luke McKernan, Lead Curator, News and Moving Image at the British Library, brings us up-to-date with their efforts.

London Scool of Economics turns on to Audio

The new book review podcasts from the London School of Economics set out to challenge the idea that an academic podcast is just a speaker in front of a microphone. Cheryl Brumley, Digital Editor for the Public Policy Groups blogs at LSE, looks at its development so far.

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