3Play Media’s Origin Story

by CJ Johnson in Company + Culture

  When the marketing team approached me about writing the “3Play Media Origin Story,” I was immediately excited to spin a tale of our founding team sharing radioactive alphabet soup and waking up the next morning to find ourselves operating a captioning…

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Updated May 8, 2018
Introducing Transcript Plugin Auto-Styling

Introducing Transcript Plugin Auto-Styling

by CJ Johnson in Product Updates

Sometimes the biggest hurdle to publishing a new feature on your site is getting it to match up with what’s on the rest of your page.  Or more devastating:  your site is always changing to maintain a fresh look, and you end…

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Updated May 25, 2018
The Feature Presentation, Episode I: Account Search and Content Headings

The Feature Presentation, Episode I: Account Search and Content Headings

by CJ Johnson in Product Updates

Well, it’s been a while since I last participated in the blogosphere. We’ve been deep in our caves cranking out new and exciting products, enriching API access, and brainstorming with our partners and customers to identify the “Next Big Thing”. Today, we’re…

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Updated January 4, 2018
Adventures in Speech Recognition, II

Adventures in Speech Recognition, II

by CJ Johnson in Industry Trends

Drove to Manchester, NH and back this morning, borrowing a family member’s car for the trip.  On the way up, we were listening to a well-crafted 80s mix CD, when I switched lanes, accidentally hit a button on the steering wheel’s control…

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Updated January 4, 2018
Adventures in Speech Recognition

Adventures in Speech Recognition

by CJ Johnson in Industry Trends

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the traditional metrics for accuracy in transcription.  Every now and then, we’ll run across an egregious mistake from an automatic speech recognizer (ASR) that’s pretty funny.   Check out this one from today.  In an…

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Updated August 29, 2018
Transcription and Custom Manufacturing …. (?!)

Transcription and Custom Manufacturing …. (?!)

by CJ Johnson in Industry Trends

One of the hotter topics of conversation in the business world is custom manufacturing. The advent of intelligent software and machinery, in concert with innovation in the organization and application of human labor, creates opportunity for applying the benefits of the manufacturing…

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Updated January 4, 2018
On Accuracy, Part I

On Accuracy, Part I

by CJ Johnson in Industry Trends

Spending 80+ hours a week on a startup business, it is natural that social conversations frequently wander to work.  When the topic comes up, it leads to quite a few questions. Typically, it starts something like: They: “So what do you do…

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Updated January 4, 2018