AccessComputing and Computer Science & Engineering are sponsoring a public lecture by Google’s Ken Harrenstien titled “YouTube Captions: Making the World’s Videos Universally Accessible.” Ken’s lecture will cover “Automatic Captions,” which uses Google’s speech recognition technology and attempts to automatically generate captions for every video uploaded to YouTube.
Web Council returns to Odegaard 220 this month. Dane Odekirk will give us a sneak peek into the new UW WordPress “super theme,” Harry Hayward will update us on finding a closed captioning preferred vendor for the UW, plus Carter Henderson and Brian Wagner from Athletics will show us the new gohuskies.com.
Ogling over pretty pictures again.
In honor of our recent bout of 80-plus-degree weather, Katherine shot another Vine-tastic stop-motion video. Spoiler alert: The video features mouth-watering hot dogs grilled to perfection.
The Allen Library Auditorium is not equipped for Tegrity recordings, so we unfortunately have no recording of today’s Web Council. Instead, I present to you this recap of our stellar presentations.
This student came up to me and asked, “if you take my picture will I ever get to see it?”
Web Council is June 20th in Allen Library (not the usual location). We’re excited to feature a panel discussion about mobile Web this month. Also on the lineup: Gregory Koester will answer your questions about Trumba, Terry Thompson and Dan Comden will demo a screen reader, and the UW Drupal Group will share highlights from DrupalCon Portland 2013.
UW grads and Vine videos, oh my! (P.S. Dane is awesome.)
The Web Team has been working behind the scenes on a number of projects we’ll roll out over the next few weeks. To whet your appetite, here’s a rundown (and screenshots!).
For the next theme iteration, we’re trying out a new trick in our never-ending quest to become leaner.