Sometimes it takes feeling safe to let yourself stand out. Long before I was a Product Specialist at Amara and PCF, I trained to be a teacher. Specifically, I studied secondary education in mathematics to high school students. Algebra, trigonometry, calculus– you name it, I learned how to teach it! I chose to study education … Continue reading Searching for Inclusivity in Education & Beyond
The world needs neurodiversity just as much as an ecosystem needs biodiversity in order to flourish. And if we can make learning more accessible to more people, they might not be as afraid to speak up to ask for help, share an idea, or to change the world.
There are more subtitling tools for video content creators to use now than ever. And some of these tools do work for you, which can be great. Automatic captioning tools can be a great start for people trying to optimize their content to reach wider audiences. The struggle that a lot of creators face is … Continue reading Using Automatic Captions Responsibly
February 21st is International Mother Language Day! This day marks the anniversary of when the people of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) protested for the recognition of their mother Language, Bangla. For over 20 years, it has been a worldwide celebration promoting multilingualism and language preservation. International Mother Language Day is also an opportunity to acknowledge the … Continue reading International Mother Language Day 2022
The simple answer is that closed captions can be turned off and open captions cannot be turned off on a video. What you'll find in this blog post: Definition of Open vs. Closed CaptionsSimilarities Between Open and Closed CaptionsPros and Cons: Open CaptionsPros and Cons: Closed CaptionsIs it Possible to Use Both? What do open … Continue reading Comparing Open Captions and Closed Captions
People all around the world need access to online video through subtitles. Linguists of many skill levels are needed to create a more accessible media ecosystem.
Now Amara users like you can add subtitles in Tigrinya by selecting it from the dropdown menu before you enter the Amara Subtitle Editor.