.” “I no longer strain my eyes trying to read tiny fonts in e-mails or web pages or spend time recording my own voice for teaching purposes.
” “I use Natural Reader to read aloud passages from ebooks I have bought, PDF documents, webpages with lots of text, and to read back to me things I have typed to 'hear them'.
This helps me greatly as although I am a visual/kinetic learner, words are not pictures.
Furthermore, the footnote, the Beginning to rethink the footnote outside the page only seemed possible recently.
Internet-based publications have shown that digital footnotes can reference sources in more direct ways, offer more detail and information, and, possibly, shift the function of the footnote altogether.
It is an audio montage; Tony Schwartz, its creator, continuously taped his niece from her first month of life to the age of thirteen and, later, spliced together pieces chronologically.
Schwartz likened what he did to time-lapse photography: it condenses the story of thirteen years, as Schwartz said, in less than two and a half minutes.“Nancy Grows Up” is more than a simple novelty piece.Poetic and expository, it reveals a type of storytelling that has an enigmatic intelligibility.Offering a biographical history of development, “Nancy” narrates the phases and stages of a young girl’s early life.It does so quite successfully and evocatively and achieves a rich unspoken analysis in its juxtaposition of different voices, words, and timbre.By the way, my students haven't noticed that my "friend" Kate, who reads lessons so nicely, is a computer..” “As an assistive technology advocate for an Independent Living Center for Riverside County California, I think Nature Reader is a wonderful and affordable software for children with learning disability and dyslexia.I have cerebral palsy myself and this software has increased my productivity more than I had imagined.Confronted with the possibilities of communication in “Nancy,” one can’t help but ask, “why have historians neglected sound?” Despite more than a century and a half of ongoing media revolutions, historians—especially professional academic historians—have largely worked within a self-imposed textual ghetto.” “Natural Reader has been a transformational and liberating product for me.As someone that suffers from a learning disability, having this product to proof my emails, presentations and contracts, has allowed me to become more independent and not have the burden to rely on someone to proof my work.