Audio Transcripts: Shareable, Searchable Documents
With audio transcripts you can take incandescent lectures and speeches and make searchable documents! Continuing with the story of The Feynman Lectures on Physics, we look at audio transcripts and sharing. Brought to you by Tigerfish Transcribing, providing the best transcription services available. Use a transcribing company for speedy delivery of audio transcripts of all kinds: corporate transcription, academic transcription, speech transcription, focus group transcription, legal transcription, medical transcription and more.
Famous Transcripts in History: The Feynman Lectures Part 8
“It seems as though we must use sometimes the one theory and sometimes the other, while at times we may use either. We are faced with a new kind of difficulty. We have two contradictory pictures of reality; separately neither of them fully explains the phenomena of light, but together they do.”
The story of The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a telling example of how you can take some of the mercurial spirit that is living speech, and a crucial element in communicating, and combine it with the permanence of written text, which can be studied, referenced, indexed, Googled. This story displays some of the great values of transcription and audio transcripts.
From an inspiring mind and speaker came a strong intention to teach, and with the vision of others who wanted to share his gift of explaining things came a highly shareable document of his teaching.
And now, in the same spirit of broad access, the edited audio transcript is available to read for free, at the Caltech website:
If you’d like to watch videos of Feynman lecturing, Bill Gates (who said that if he had seen these lectures earlier he might have become a physicist instead of a software entrepreneur) has also helped make a series of videos available, at Microsoft’s Project Tuva.
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