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Seven Questions: Will Gorum

This is the fourth spotlight in a series called "Seven Questions." In it, we interview TypeWell transcribers and coordinators — each with the same seven questions. We thought it would be a great way to get to know one another in the TypeWell...

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Why did you become a TypeWell transcriber?

“I have always been very interested in academia," says one transcriber. "Language use is something that has fascinated me for a long time. I think it is an interesting way to use my love of academia and my linguistics background to provide a much needed service to hearing-impaired people.”

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Seven Questions: Brandy Igwe

Question 4: How many languages do you speak and what are they?

"English is my native language. I speak Igbo, a Nigerian tribal language, my husband's language, though I must add that my own rendition of Igbo is a source of great humor for our family."

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Who needs WiFi Internet when there's Internal Linking?

"That's why we came up with this solution we call Internal Linking. There's a feature in Windows 7 and 8 called the 'virtual access point,' and we use that to make the transcriber's computer into a little Web server, so absolutely no Internet connection is necessary for the reader. The result is the consumer can always connect from anywhere in the same room, and it'll look just like he is connecting to the Web Linking server."

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Seven Questions: Carolyn Bratnober

This is the first monthly spotlight in a series called "Seven Questions."  In it, we interview TypeWell transcribers and coordinators — each with the same seven questions. We thought it would be a great way to get to know one another in the...

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Another great year: 2013 infographic

We're looking forward to celebrating TypeWell's 15th anniversary in 2014! As you celebrate the New Year, take a look at our infographic of fun statistics and milestones from 2013.

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