Womany.net & Emma Watson – Subtitles in the Wild

Late last year, at the United Nations, Emma Watson gave an impassioned speech about the launch of HeForShe, a project she's spearheading along with UN Women. HeForShe calls for everyone to stand behind the concept of gender equality as a human rights issue. Womany.net recently featured the Watson speech in a blog post and the … Continue reading Womany.net & Emma Watson – Subtitles in the Wild

Amazon shoppers: Here’s an easy way to help Amara

Amara has come a long way in the past 4 years, growing from a humble prototype into a powerful open platform! Today, Amara is used by millions to create, share, and view captions and subtitles — making it possible for more people to engage, participate, and benefit from all of the amazing content online. Developed … Continue reading Amazon shoppers: Here’s an easy way to help Amara

Translate the State of the Union

Today we were very proud to launch the PBS NewsHour translation team, part of their Open Election 2012 project. The first video we're working on together is the State of the Union speech-- help us translate it! Translate the State of the Union Here ( {"video_url": "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD_wUNb0cw8"} )

Now hiring django developer for Universal Subtitles

Universal Subtitles is a collaborative and award-winning platform for subtitling and translating online video. We've created an elegant subtitling tool that you can embed into any webpage, for almost any video. And we're building an online community to subtitle and translate the world's most popular and significant videos. We're looking for a web developer who … Continue reading Now hiring django developer for Universal Subtitles

Translating the Impact of Nuclear Disasters

When the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe occurred in March 2011, many people looked for a precedent that could give them an understanding of what this tragedy might mean in the long run. They soon found one - this year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. Since March, the Universal Subtitles community has been … Continue reading Translating the Impact of Nuclear Disasters

Using Universal Subtitles To Track Libyan Conflict

The Libyan conflict has made international headlines this year and the Universal Subtitles community has absolutely taken notice. Our great volunteers have been translating videos into multiple languages, and Universal Subtitles is now being used as a medium through which world news can be shared with everyone. This particular video is extremely popular among people … Continue reading Using Universal Subtitles To Track Libyan Conflict