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Visual Explorer: CSPAN, CSPAN2 & CSPAN3 Now Available

We are excited to announce that in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, we've added CSPAN, CSPAN2 and…

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Comparing Human Vs Machine Transcription And Translation Of A Russian Television News Broadcast

Yesterday the Russian Media Monitor tweeted out a clip from a Russian television news broadcast with human-translated English language subtitles….

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Scanning Television News At Scale To Find An Excerpted Clip

Earlier today, a clip was posted to Twitter that excerpted a Russian television news broadcast, but the tweet did not…

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Experiments With Whisper ASR: No Speedup On V100 GPU From #370

As we continue our ASR experiments with OpenAI's Whisper ASR, we've examined a recent patch that restores proper attention caching…

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Automated Transcript & Translation Of Yesterday's 2PM MSK NTV Broadcast

How might automated transcription and translation help make Russian television news more accessible to scholars and journalists? Take yesterday's 2PM…

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PressTV: The Iranian Government's Framing Of The Shiraz Terror Attack

With the addition of Iran's PressTV to the Internet Archive's Television News Archive and the Visual Explorer this week, we…

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Iran's PressTV Added To Visual Explorer To Help Scholars And Journalists Examine Government Narratives On Protests

Earlier this year we launched the Visual Explorer in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive to help scholars…

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Applying GCP's Speech-to-Text ASR To 101 Sample TV News Broadcasts Spanning 50 Countries

How does state-of-the-art speech transcription (ASR) like Google's Speech-to-Text API (STT) work across the rich diversity of languages, dialects and…

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WashPost: What's The Non-Obvious Reason Fox News Is Talking About Crime More?

The Washington Post's Philip Bump examines television news coverage of crime. Read The Full Article.

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Applying OpenAI's Whisper ASR To 101 Sample TV News Broadcasts Spanning 50 Countries

OpenAI's open source Whisper ASR has received immense interest for its multilingual transcription and translation capabilities spanning nearly 100 languages….

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Colab IPython Interactive Demo Notebook: Natural Language Visual Search Of Television News Using OpenAI's CLIP

Yesterday we explored how to use OpenAI's CLIP to perform natural language visual search of television news. For that exploration…

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Natural Language Visual Search Of Television News Using OpenAI's CLIP

What might it look like to visually search television news using not a pre-defined list of categories, but arbitrary natural…

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WashPost: Texas Gov. Abbott Tests Whether Conservative Is Enough In Trump GOP

The Washington Post's Molly Hennessy-Fiske mentions media coverage of DeSantis and Abbott using the TV Explorer. Read The Full Article.

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Visual Explorer: Visual Search Exploration Coming This Week

Stay tuned for a major step forward in making television news searchable as we unveil an incredible first look at…

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Experiments With Whisper ASR: Model Parameters & Non-Determinism: temperature_increment_on_fallback

Across our experiments with OpenAI's Whisper ASR this week, its unprecedented fluency has been challenged by its high non-determinism, with…

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A Deep Dive Exploration Applying OpenAI's Whisper ASR To A French-Language Télé Congo TV News Broadcast

Thus far this week we have conducted deep dives applying OpenAI's Whisper ASR to Russian and English-language television news broadcasts….

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OpenAI's Whisper ASR: How The "NATO Threat To Putin" Becomes "Putin's Threats [To NATO]": The Challenges Of Machine Translation

Earlier this week we explored how OpenAI's Whisper ASR translated a Russian-language television news broadcast into English. Towards the middle…

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A Deep Dive Exploration Applying OpenAI's Whisper ASR To A PBS NewsHour Broadcast

Yesterday we explored applying OpenAI's open source Whisper ASR to transcribe and translate a Russian television news broadcast, finding that…

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A Deep Dive Exploration Applying OpenAI's Whisper ASR To A Russian Television News Broadcast

Last month OpenAI released an open source ASR system called Whisper, trained on 680,000 hours of multilingual data. Earlier this week…

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HiSMatch: Historical Structure Matching Based Temporal Knowledge Graph Reasoning

A Temporal Knowledge Graph (TKG) is a sequence of KGs with respective timestamps, which adopts quadruples in the form of…

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OpenAI Whisper ASR + Russian TV News Deep Dive Coming Tomorrow

Tomorrow we will be unveiling a massive deep dive exploring OpenAI's new Whisper ASR system on a complete Russian television…

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Visual Explorer: 3.5 Million Broadcasts Totaling 7.7 Billion Seconds Of Airtime =1.9 Billion Analyzable Images Spanning 50 Countries

The TV News Visual Explorer now encompasses selections from 108 channels spanning 50 countries and territories in 35 languages and dialects…

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Experiments Applying OpenAI's Whisper ASR To Russian Television News

Last month OpenAI released an open source ASR system called Whisper, trained on 680,000 hours of multilingual data. How does…

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Visual Explorer: Continuous Automatic Transcription Of Belarusian, Russian And Ukrainian TV News

This past June we released a compilation of automatically generated transcripts for the Visual Explorer's Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian television…