Video Digests: A Browsable, Skimmable Format for Informational Lecture Videos

Inspired by Bret Victor's presentation Media for Thinking the Unthinkable, members of the VisLab at U.C. Berkeley created a set of video digest authoring tools.

Create a Video Digest

  1. Create an account (contact Amy [apavel at cs dot cmu dot edu] for the beta access code)
  2. Add a YouTube video url, which will bring you to the editor
  3. Once finished editing the video digest, you can publish the results and share the link
  4. Check out a full tutorial here.

Example Video Digests

Inspired by Bret Victor's presentation Media for Thinking the Unthinkable, members of the VisLab at U.C. Berkeley built a set of authoring tools to construct this presentation.

You can read about their work in their UIST 2014 publication, and you can view more video digests at videodigests.com.