On recording audio


If you’re new to audio recording for tutorials or video voice overs, or, like me, you’re always looking for ways to refine your practice, here are some practices and preparations I’ve found to be useful:…

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YouTube Caption fixing – down and dirty tutorial


YouTube’s Close Captioning results in word salad – but it’s easy to fix. Here is a pictorial on it – it’s not pretty, but hope it’s useful. Needed to do this in a hurry: Step…

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YouTube video editing


I love the new video tweaking/editing functions on YouTube. Today I produced a tutorial on how to configure a headset with microphone on Windows 7 because I couldn’t find any out there and our students…

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HTML5 – Why I couldn’t see it in IE9 and why Windows XP users never will


Download an MP3 file (2.4 MB) to listen to this blog post: HTML5 goodness Or, browser willing, play it back here: Sorry, your browser doesn’t support HTML5. Click on link above. A few posts ago…

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YouTube captioning


I’ve been researching YouTube’s captioning abilities as part of research I’m doing into Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) ¬†compliance for the organisation for which I work. Under the WCAG 2.0 standards set out by the…

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