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Off-Topic Bookmarks? (Feedback Please)

Posted by: leelefever on May 9, 2007- 5:00pm


Categories: help, rss, thissite


Dear Common Craft reader, I want to know your thoughts. Just recently, I added bookmarks to this blog's RSS feed. If you're an RSS subscriber, you've seen the once-daily digest of my recent bookmarks (which also appear on our zeitgeist page). Presumably, you subscribed (or visit occasionally) expecting some consistency in the form of community-related content. While the blog posts will continue to be (mostly) on-topic, I'm considering loosening the restrains on my bookmarking and... Continue Reading

Are You Bilingual? Subtitle Translators Needed

Posted by: leelefever on April 28, 2007- 5:00pm


Categories: help, language, rss, Technology in Plain English, video


As we had hoped, the RSS in Plain English video has been a learning experience. One important lesson has been a better recognition of the needs of non-English speakers and the hearing impaired when it comes to video. We want the video to be useful for everyone. Thankfully, (sorry I can't remember who) Darran pointed me to the Rocketboom episode where they reveal how they are using a service called DotSub to add user-generated subtitles in multiple languages to their videos. How cool. So, I had... Continue Reading