rOpenSci | Community Captioning of rOpenSci Community Calls

Webinars and community calls are a great way to gather many people to discuss a specific topic, without the logistic hurdles of in-person events. But whether online or in-person, to reach the broadest audience, all events should work towards greater accessibility. In particular, it is difficult for people who are deaf or hard of hearing to follow the conversation because of low quality video hindering lip reading, or for non-native speakers because of low quality sound.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://ropensci.org/blog/2020/07/15/subtitles/
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We’re continuing to add notes in a thread as we learn more and figure out how we can adopt best practices without significant budget.