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Krisp Noise Canceling, Whisper AI Transcriptions, Originality AI Detector
Episode 729th June 2023 • Podcasting Resources Guide • Juergen Berkessel
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In today's episode, we'll cover the use of the Krisp Noise Cancelling App to eliminate background noise and echoes in podcasts, Open AI's "Whisper Transcript API" for accurate and affordable transcripts ...despite requiring some technical setup, and we talk about using the "Originality AI" service to detect AI fingerprints and prevent SEO issues in podcast show notes.

Show Notes and Links To All: https://podcastingresourcesguide.com/krisp-noise-canceling-whisper-ai-transcriptions-originality-ai-detector/

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Welcome to the Podcasting Resources Guide, the ultimate companion podcast to keep you updated on all things podcasting. In this podcast, we delve into our latest reviews and updates on podcasting platforms, tools, techniques, and industry news. Subscribe now to stay in the loop and be the first to know about the latest podcasting trends and resources. In today's episode, we'll cover the use of the Krisp Noise Cancelling App to eliminate background noise and echoes in podcasts, Open AI's "Whisper Transcript API" for accurate and affordable transcripts ...despite requiring some technical setup, and we talk about using the "Originality AI" service to detect AI fingerprints and prevent SEO issues in podcast show notes.

So, if you're anything like us here at Polymash, you’ve had your fair share of background interruptions. Ever tried to record a podcast with a noisy vacuum in the other room or the air conditioning humming in the background? Well, we’ve found a fantastic tool to help with that, appropriately called the Krisp Noise Cancelling App. This gem was initially aimed to improve audio quality in meetings, but lucky for us, it does wonders for podcasters dealing with a bit of ambient noise. Suppose you're podcasting from your home office, your kitchen, or hey, even the bathroom. In that case, the Krisp app makes sure your listeners enjoy your melodious voice without any unwanted background symphony. Let’s not skip over their Echo Cancellation feature. It acts like a cushion absorbing echoes bouncing off the walls. While it does not deliver a sound that could easily be mistaken for a professional studio recording, it's still a huge improvement from the original source audio. Our team at Polymash laughed at the thought of how helpful this would be for our ...quote unquote favorite, the inherently echoey "Blue Yeti" mic. So, Yeti users, this app might just be your new best friend. Oh, did we mention that for those podcasters often on the move, maintaining the same audio quality everywhere you go is also improved with Krisp. But let’s get real too. In the spirit of transparency, while we're swooning over the background noise and echo elimination, we do hope that the good folks who created the Krisp app could consider adding a dedicated podcasting product, that caters to different microphone profiles and removes roomy sounds. Give us a "Blue Yeti" mic setting, and we're sold. On the plus side, the affordability factor makes it even more endearing. It does come with a free plan, and their monthly package stands at 8 dollars, which is a pretty sweet deal. It’s like a good flat white from your favorite café, but it lasts over a month and doesn’t give you the caffeine jitters. Now, just to make it clear, Krisp might not be as revolutionary if you’re always recording from a soundproofed studio, but for those out there trying to make every corner of your home a makeshift podcasting space, it’s a blessing. So here's our take from the Polymash team - Krisp provides an affordable solution for podcasters who want to ward off those distracting background noises and improve their audio quality. Sure, it doesn't come with specific features tailored for podcasting yet, but the improvements it does bring to the table, coupled with its price point, makes it a valuable tool to consider. Cue the constant updates and the proactive team at Krisp, who are always coming up with innovative solutions. So go check them out - just type in krisp dot ai slash product into your browser and voila, you’re all set for a noise-free podcasting journey. Because at the end of the day, we're not just creating podcasts. We're creating experiences.

Have you ever found yourself, fellow podcaster, cringing at the cost of getting super accurate transcripts for your episodes? I mean, transcripts with correct spelling and capitalization of acronyms and flawless punctuation? Well, let me tell you, the team at Polymash is very impressed with the Whisper AI Transcripts tool developed by OpenAI. It's one of the most powerful automatic speech recognition (or ASR, for short) systems we've encountered, trained on a huge variety of multilingual and multi-task supervised data from the web. The Whisper tool is incredibly robust, handling different accents, background noise, and technical jargon like a pro. But, you know what's extra exciting about it? Whisper isn't just about transcribing. It translates, too! Yes, it handles languages like Spanish, French, German, and more, translating them into English for us. It's practically a multilingual podcaster's dream. Let's talk about its architecture, and forgive me if I sound like a tech geek, but Whisper uses an encoder-decoder Transformer model. In simpler terms, it cuts your audio into 30-second chunks and then converts them into log-Mel spectrograms...okay, that did not turn out as simple as I hoped! Anyway, what's vital for us to know is that this process allows Whisper to provide highly accurate transcriptions - the kind of accuracy that leaves you speechless (no pun intended). Having put Whisper to the test, our team at Polymash found that it outperforms other AI transcript models by a sizeable margin. Now, isn't that neat? Let's dig a little deeper into how we, podcasters, benefit from this marvelous tool: Firstly, Whisper provides precise and high-quality transcriptions with accurate grammar and punctuation. So kiss those embarrassing moments of garbled sentences or misinterpreted words goodbye! Do you produce podcasts in different languages? No problem. Whisper's multilingual capabilities allow you to transcribe and translate your audio effortlessly into English. No more dependency on expensive translators! And speaking of expenses, Whisper is a cost-effective solution. At 0.006 cents per minute, it's a boon for anyone on a tight budget. But, of course, as with everything in life, nothing is perfect. While Whisper is an open-source tool (which means any tech-savvy person could improve or build upon it), this also means you need a bit of technical prowess to set it up initially and utilize its API. Plus, it's not great at timestamps. Don't let that deter you, though. Even if you are not technically inclined, platforms like Zapier, IFTTT, or Integromat can help you set things up easily. You can even follow an existing tutorial on zapier.com ...a link in the show notes. It’ll guide you step by step to automate transcriptions using Whisper and Dropbox. A note about Zapier, it also hooks up to other (more expensive) transcription APIs ...so once you have built something with it, you can to re-use it to try other services. For example, Assembly AI, which we will cover in a different episode. Assembly AI is still reasonably priced, but better at timestamps if that is something you really need. Our take here at Polymash: Whisper is undoubtedly one of the best automated transcription tools out there, especially for podcasters. Yes, it's a bit tech-heavy to start with, but the incredible accuracy, robustness, and affordability more than make up for it. And once you get it up and running with the help of platforms like Zapier, it's smooth sailing from there! So kudos to OpenAI for creating and launching this impressive tool - a genuine game-changer in the podcasting world. Gotta love when power and simplicity come together in such a fantastic way, right? So, fellow podcasters, are you ready to check out Whisper AI Transcripts for a stress-free, error-free, and breezy transcription experience?

You know, podcasting has its challenges, right? We at Polymash know this as well as anyone. Creating all that meta-data content for your show with ChatGPT help has been a game changer for many podcasters and producers. But some are concerned that there is a negative SEO impact, or that Google will penalize AI based content. So ensuring the originality of our content is one of those challenges, particularly when we're diving into the wonderland of AI-generated content. It's like that precarious dance at a wedding where you're unsure of the steps, and don't want to accidentally tread on your partner's toes. With AI content, there's always that niggling concern that some of the sentences could come from another source, even unintentionally, or sound suspiciously robotic instead of human. "Ladies and gentlemen, may we introduce Originality AI." Imagine it like a discreet, tactful dance tutor capable of smoothing out our missteps, a ChatGPT AI and Plagiarism Detector that can ensure, with a high degree of accuracy, that the content in our episode descriptions and show notes has been born from the unique beauty of our creative minds. Even when assisted by ChatGPT. We at Polymash do not advocate letting any AI write on it’s own without massive guidance and input, and a copy-paste job from somewhere else are a no-no as far as we’re concerned. But by the time we add our own point of view and content into the prompt engineering, the content passes as 100% unique. This user-friendly platform mingles simplicity with accuracy, offering a smooth user experience and a 99% accuracy rate on GPT-4 detection. Neat, right? Let's take a moment to appreciate this leap forward in technology! For those of us using tools like Chat-GPT, this gem can quiet the nerves. But it's not just about detecting potential plagiarism or AI fingerprints on your content. This tool also sparks a sense of wonder about how it moves us, as podcasters, into the future. Let's be honest, we at Polymash had a blast exploring this new frontier. After all I, Polly, am your AI based host of this show. So the peace of mind Originality AI provides just sweetens the deal. Moseying around the platform, we found the interface clean and direct. Just paste your text into the box, and it tells you how many credits you'll need to perform a check. It's like a level up in a video game, but for content authenticity. But as with most new frontiers, there have been a few bumps along the road. There's no file upload feature, for example, and you will have to manually name each scan since this smooth dance tutor doesn't do it for you. We also noticed some users had issues with the Chrome extension. It can be a bit capricious, it seems. But don't let these tiny hiccups deter you. We at Polymash believe that each tool has its growing pains and quirks. And let's not forget, the pricing for Originality AI makes it a pretty affordable sherpa on this fascinating AI journey. So, a round of applause to the team behind this tool, and in particular, hats off to the founders for their admirable dedication to support us podcasters. If you're intrigued and want to explore more, you can find our full review in the show notes at podcastingresourcesguide.com

Today we covered the Krisp Noise Cancelling app, which uses AI technology to offer great value to podcasters. We also reviewed "Whisper AI Transcripts" for accurate, robust, and affordable transcriptions, and the "Originality AI" plagiarism detector for podcast show notes; visit our show notes at podcastingresourcesguide.com/podcast for links to the full reviews. Thanks for listening to today's episode, I'll see you guys in the next one and don't forget to subscribe, rate and review!

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