spoken word

  • Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy

    Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy

    There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar. The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create world-class movies with gripping narrative alongside stunning visuals. Now, Pixar is helping others learn the secrets of great storytelling – for free, in partnership with online education… Read More

  • 60dB brings personalized, short-form audio stories to iPhone and soon, Echo

    60dB brings personalized, short-form audio stories to iPhone and soon, Echo

    A new mobile application called 60dB, launching today, wants to offer a better, more personalized radio service focused on short-form audio content. The app includes news, sports, business, entertainment, comedy stories and more, from a variety of publishers, which are customized to your interests the more you use the service. A separate section for longer stories is also available, for when… Read More

  • Mobento Debuts Search Service That Finds The Spoken Words In Videos

    Mobento Debuts Search Service That Finds The Spoken Words In Videos

    Flashback to 2006, but we’re trying to solve the challenge of searching and indexing the audio in videos again. Case in point: TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Koemei, for example. Another new one hitting the startup scene today: Mobento, a company which not only finds videos where words you search for are spoken, but which also shows you a timeline indicating where in the video those words… Read More