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Ben Brumfield

Ben Brumfield

Independent Developer  

Ben Brumfield is an independent software developer in Austin, Texas. In 2005, he began developing one of the first web-based manuscript transcription systems. Released as the open-source tool FromThePage,it has since been used by libraries, museums, and universities to transcribe literary drafts, military diaries, herpetology field notes, and punk rock fanzines. Ben has been covering crowdsourced transcription technologies on his blog since 2007.

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