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  • Transcription News November 2022
    by Jonathan Fagan on November 24, 2022 at 9:29 am

    Welcome to the November 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation’s work, best way to record an interview and being charged VAT if a charity. The post Transcription News November 2022 appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • Transcription News November 2022
    by Jonathan Fagan on November 23, 2022 at 3:41 pm

    Welcome to the November 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation’s work, best way to record an interview and being charged VAT if a charity. The post Transcription News November 2022 appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • Tidying up AI Transcription – Machine Transcription Polishing
    by Jonathan Fagan on October 18, 2022 at 2:26 pm

    Quite a lot of our work these days involves correcting machine transcription work (AI transcription), as it is not yet sufficiently accurate for most qualitative research work. Enquiries from researchers looking for assistance tend to include queries on cost, particularly if they have already got a transcript from their use of the AI transcription service. The post Tidying up AI Transcription – Machine Transcription Polishing appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • Transcription News October 2022
    by Jonathan Fagan on October 18, 2022 at 2:18 pm

    October 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation’s work, machine transcription polishing and transcription as a career choice. The post Transcription News October 2022 appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • Machine Transcription Polishing
    by Jonathan Fagan on October 14, 2022 at 4:21 pm

    Machine polishing transcription. Study on the efficiency of using AI to transcriber 2 speaker interviews compared with a human transcriber. The post Machine Transcription Polishing appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • Transcription News October 2022
    by Jonathan Fagan on October 14, 2022 at 4:10 pm

    October 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation’s work, machine transcription polishing and transcription as a career choice. The post Transcription News October 2022 appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • Why don’t you transcribe it yourself, lecturers tell students
    by Jonathan Fagan on September 18, 2022 at 6:04 am

    If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student at a UK university, you may be surprised to hear your tutors instruct you to transcribe research interviews you undertake as part of your course yourself. The post Why don’t you transcribe it yourself, lecturers tell students appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • DIY Transcription – tips
    by Jonathan Fagan on September 18, 2022 at 6:00 am

    Senior managers at companies we speak to about our services will often suggest that their staff should really be doing the work themselves; after all why would you need to use a human transcription service to transcribe audio and video recordings in this day and age with all the software that’s out there to assist. The post DIY Transcription – tips appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • Transcribe it yourself – instructions to students from some lecturers
    by Jonathan Fagan on September 18, 2022 at 5:56 am

    If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student at a UK university, you may be surprised to hear your tutors instruct you to transcribe research interviews you undertake as part of your course yourself. The post Transcribe it yourself – instructions to students from some lecturers appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • September 2022 Transcription News
    by Jonathan Fagan on September 17, 2022 at 6:44 am

    Welcome to the September 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation’s work, DIY transcription, advice for students looking to transcribe and advice articles on transcription. The post September 2022 Transcription News appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • DIY Transcription (for bosses)
    by Jonathan Fagan on September 17, 2022 at 6:15 am

    This article is a quick guide on DIY transcription, especially for bosses, who often see transcription as money for nothing. Do it yourself? The post DIY Transcription (for bosses) appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • Transcription News September 2022
    by Jonathan Fagan on September 17, 2022 at 6:07 am

    Welcome to the September 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation’s work, automated transcription and advice articles on transcription. The post Transcription News September 2022 appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • Why do AI transcription companies recommend human transcribers?
    by Jonathan Fagan on August 18, 2022 at 11:17 am

    Surely this is a bit of a regressive move back in time if the future of transcription is automation and artificial intelligence? As automated systems get increasingly clever for both transcription and translation presumably there will no longer be any need for human translators and transcribers to provide their services? The post Why do AI transcription companies recommend human transcribers? appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • Human transcription – why do automated transcription companies recommend it?
    by Jonathan Fagan on August 18, 2022 at 11:15 am

    This may surprise you, but some of the automated transcription services that are available online actually recommend that you use professional human transcribers for your work in certain situations. The post Human transcription – why do automated transcription companies recommend it? appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • How long does it take to type 20 minutes of audio recording?
    by Jonathan Fagan on August 18, 2022 at 11:12 am

    How long does it take to transcribe about 20 minutes of audio? 80 minutes of transcriber time would be the rough rule of thumb. Article by our sister site TP Transcription Limited. The post How long does it take to type 20 minutes of audio recording? appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • How long does it take to transcribe 20 minutes of audio?
    by Jonathan Fagan on August 18, 2022 at 10:49 am

    How long does it take to transcribe about 20 minutes of audio? 80 minutes of transcriber time would be the rough rule of thumb. The post How long does it take to transcribe 20 minutes of audio? appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • Transcription News – August 2022
    by Jonathan Fagan on August 18, 2022 at 10:44 am

    August 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation’s work. The post Transcription News – August 2022 appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • Transcription News August 2022
    by Jonathan Fagan on August 18, 2022 at 10:35 am

    welcome to the August 2022 edition of Transcription News from University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. Our newsletter includes updates on our charitable foundation’s work, automated transcription and advice articles on transcription. If you would like to get in touch with us to have any questions answered, request an article, or include anything in future editions please drop us a line to jonathan@tptranscription.co.uk The post Transcription News August 2022 appeared first on TP Transcription.

  • How useful are DBS checks when ordering transcription services?
    by Jonathan Fagan on July 21, 2022 at 4:34 pm

    Are DBS checks necessary for transcription and translation work? Article by University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited. The post How useful are DBS checks when ordering transcription services? appeared first on University Transcription Services.

  • How useful are DBS checks when ordering transcription services?
    by Jonathan Fagan on July 21, 2022 at 4:24 pm

    An article on the usefulness of DBS checks when getting services completed such as transcription via third parties. TP Transcription Limited and University Transcriptions. The post How useful are DBS checks when ordering transcription services? appeared first on TP Transcription.