Otter, a Voice-Recorder Powered by Machine Learning

Accurate, usable transcripts rendered in real-time

Given all the interviewing we do at CH, we’ve tested many voice-recording apps and, while many have been decent, it’s not since Recordium that we’ve been really impressed. Sadly Recordium is no longer being updated, but fortunately there’s a new favorite contender: Otter. For starters, Otter not only records, it also transcribes in real-time. And it’s clever enough to figure out punctuation—which is more than …

Moleskine’s Comprehensive Smart Writing Set

A notebook, pen and dedicated app that take analog to digital with ease

At a conference on productivity—which touched on everything from the importance of tech-free alone time to the educational and emotional benefits of writing by hand (as outlined in a series of studies on the subject)—Moleskine unveiled their latest analog-to-digital wonder. The Smart Writing Set (composed of three unique and integral components) makes it possible to write by hand and have everything from notes to doodles …