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The lead piece for today was supposed to be the transcript of O-Live's Quick Chat with Lamarcus Aldridge and Jason Quick from yesterday but as of midnight Pacific they haven't put an mp3 of the chat up.  They do have streaming audio here if you want to listen.

Why can't I just transcribe from the streaming feed?  Well...

A normal Quick Chat transcription session for me looks like this:

Type...type...type...wait.  What did he say?  The audio is fuzzy and he's talking fast.  Rewind, rewind, replay.  OK, got it.  Type...type...type...wait.  Is that word spelled right?  Come to think of it, is that even a word?  Oh shoot, now I'm behind.  Rewind, rewind, replay. Type...type...type...wait.  (etc.)

With a downloaded mp3 file that's no problem.  But with streaming chat you've got:

Type...type...type...wait.  What did he say?  The audio is fuzzy and he's talking fast.  Rewind.  BUFFERING...BUFFERING...BUFFERING.  NOW START CLEAR FROM THE BEGINNING AGAIN.  OK...got it this time.  I think.  Did I really get it?  (sigh)  Rewind.  BUFFERING...BUFFERING...BUFFERING... BUFFERING...BUFFERING...BUFFERING.  NOW START CLEAR FROM THE BEGINNING AGAIN.

Obviously that's a little impractical.  So if Casey and crew get a downloadable file up we'll have the transcription either this afternoon or over the weekend.  Sorry for the delay.

--Dave (blazersub@yahoo.com)