Oh, the pain…
The original WeSay Configuration screencast links are no longer available.
…of having to listen to your own recorded voice for hours on end. That’s what I’m going through for you, folks, as I put together a series of instructional videos for this Preview version of WeSay. Here’s what I’ve put up thus far.
A quick look at making a new project.
A walk-through of setting up a WeSay project using the WeSay Config tool.
A detailed walk through the elements of the Dictionary Tab.
A walk-through of the task designed to elicit vernacular words based on a list of foreign words.
And still to come:
Semantic Domain Gathering Task
Missing Field Task
All about WeSay files
Overview of the WeSay project
What’s the idea? Who is the intended audience? How does WeSay fit in with more traditional linguistic applications?
From the heading off the inevitable technical questions department: I produced these using Camtasia Studio (of which I’m not a big fan) + GoldWave to eliminate the hiss, outputting to Flash using JPEG encoding at 20% quality, 32k mp3 audio.