Transcribing Overlapping Speech

My first thought as I watched the first U.S. Presidential debate of 2020 was “Oh, those poor transcribers.”  I recognized the huge challenge this would present for transcribers, with constant interruptions and so much overlapping speech.  I knew it would...

Transana and MacOS Catalina

Apple recently released MacOS 10.15, known as Catalina, and made major changes to the way MacOS works “under the hood.” While there was plenty of advanced notice about the changes, the scale of the changes needed means that many smaller software...

StudioCode and Transana

StudioCode is dead. Long live StudioCode’s data. StudioCode support and availability have disappeared over the past year, leaving users stranded and unable to access their coded video data. Several former StudioCode users have asked me to create a way to import...

Quantitative Conclusions

Quantitative researchers have proven that parachutes don’t work. Would qualitative researchers using video data collection methods  have reached the same conclusion? Asking for a...