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It’s again that time of the year… X-mas is coming to town and people wish to finish all projects planned for the current year and start on a clean slate. How to manage? What if you are a student and your final thesis is completely stuck in transcribing the records of your ac...

December 13th, 2015

Many doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals like taking voice recorded notes rather than written ones. Medical transcriptionists listen to the recordings, analyze thoroughly and transcribe them in the end. Their job is very crucial in the healthcare system but us...

December 7th, 2015

Given that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is one of the most successful companies in history, it probably won’t surprise you to hear that its stock is a favorite among money managers and investors. If you have even a small amount of money to invest, you can, in fact, buy a small n...

November 30th, 2015

Do you remember this macabre scene from ‘The Shining’ (1980)? The main character there, the doomed writer Jack, typed it thousands of times just before he got mad. Don’t you think there is some truth in this phrase? The secret of being a good writer, student or any sort of ‘...

November 23rd, 2015

Ultrafast typing speed is one of the biggest stereotypes about transcriptionists. As their job is converting audio recordings to text documents, no doubt, typing is of great significance. But is it the most important competence in their skill set? Transcribing is not the sam...

November 16th, 2015

Hello, it’s me… Ever since October 23rd, 2015 the pitch of this ordinary phrase sounds somewhat changed. Adele returned to the music industry after three years out of the spotlight and immediately galvanized the audience. Hello entered at the top of the Digital Songs chart w...

November 9th, 2015

Stenography and transcription are two tricky words: they have something in common and are used for similar reasons. Stenography is a form of shorthand typing done on a purpose-built machine or writing by hand. It makes it possible to produce a simultaneous verbatim transcrip...

November 2nd, 2015

1,025,109.8 – this is the number of words in the English language, estimated by the Global Language Monitor on January 1, 2014. It is hard to image that somebody will ever use all of them (how about pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanocon) but some of them really appear in...

October 26th, 2015

The interview is the most important tool journalists have to obtain information, to expand on information they may have from other sources, and to clarify facts and see things from different perspectives. What is more, the interview is their source of quotes – the exact word...

October 19th, 2015