Monday, October 20, 2014

Finger-Wag of the Week

Oprah's channel, OWN, broadcast and interview by her of Pema Chodron on Sunday.
The captions were pretty accurate.
But they were so out-of-phase with the speech that they were basically useless for someone who is listening and reading at the same time.  Major-channel captions are almost always in synch for this reason.  And the FCC rules say they have to be.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

"Start Making Sense" -- lead article on Be Hear Now, Beacon Reader.

How our brains and ears collaborate to help us hear, and conspire to pull the rug out from under us when pretty much anything goes wrong.  Central and peripheral auditory processing, Your Brain on Noise, bit-rot in your auditory software.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

"Be Hear Now" on Beacon Reader

The Be Hear Now project on Beacon Reader is a "go!"  Stay tuned for news and views on sound, hearing, culture, science, you name it....
Be Hear Now