RSS in Plain English

1 05 2007

I found this video with subtitle (thru DotSub technology) about RSS in Plain English. I figure some of you might find it useful information since many of Deaf and Hard of Hearing folks still struggle to understand how RSS Reader works.

More helpful information can be found at DeafRead.com RSS Help.

Enjoy!

Grant W Laird Jr.
http://blog.grantlairdjr.com



Google Video with Captioned

18 02 2007

Last September 2006, Google Video announced that it now offers closed caption support. I see more people start using this feature – probably not as many as I hope but its good start since it’s only six months old.

In the past, Google Video used to have CC list on their front page. It’s not there anymore and you won’t find link anywhere. Lucky, I did bookmarked it before and found it. It goes to http://video.google.com/videocaptioned.

Well, if you look at captioned category, its only three pages long. (10 videos each page) There’s a lot more out there if you type “captioned” in Google Video search box. (Not 100% accuracy — some are open captioned, too) I noticed it hasn’t updated at all – look like maybe they should fix their system whenever video offers CC, it should automatically add at captioned category.

Also, it would be nice if they add formal category for captioned group similar to sports, entertainment, popular, etc. It should show under “more” list.

I’ve emailed to Google Video Team about it today. I hope they will follow it up and make some adjustment in near future. If you can, please contact them at video-support@google.com and tell them about it!