Monthly Archive: August 2014

Aug 29

Steno Fitness: Medicine Ball Exercises

I bought a medicine ball this week. I love working out with it already. Here’s a video of 7 medicine ball exercises that can help to strengthen your core.

Aug 29

Friday Phrases

one-way street= 1-S two-way street= 2-S street sign= STR-N or STRAOIN street signs= STR-NS or STRAOINS streetcar= STRAOEKT domestic abuse= DMAOUS domestic dispute= DMAOUT domestic partner= DMARN domestic partners= DMARNS domestic violence= DMAOILS or DMEFBLGS

Aug 27

Court Reporter Spotted: Liar Liar

Aug 27

Stenspiration™

“It’s so hard when I have to, and so easy when I want to.” -Annie Gottlier Love, Speed & Accuracy, Elsie Villega

Aug 25

Steno Challenge: Editing From Your Computer Screen Vs. Editing From Paper

Edit your transcript from your computer screen. Get it as perfect as you can. Print out the transcript and then edit it from the paper. Did you find any errors you didn’t catch when you were editing from the screen? If so, were there a lot of errors or a few?

Aug 25

Medical Monday: Thalamus

According to Healthline.com: “The thalamus is located deep within the brain in the cerebral cortex, adjacent to the hypothalamus. It is…perched on top of the brain stem and either side of the third cortex…Its chief function is processing information going to and from the spinal cord and cerebrum. It also controls sleep, consciousness, and alertness…The …

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Aug 23

Dictionary Builder: Petard

Petard is defined as: “(1) A case containing an explosive to break down a door or gate or breach a wall. (2) A firework that explodes with a loud report.” Machine Briefs: Option #1: petard= PA/TARD Option #2: petard= PA/TA*RD

Aug 22

I Love Steno: The Student Edition: Helpful Anxiety vs. Harmful Anxiety

As a student, the cycle of peaks, plateaus, and valleys can cause an emergence of nervousness and anxiety. This can be beneficial, or it could be detrimental. According to studies, there is “helpful anxiety” and “harmful anxiety.” In “How The Brain Learns,” the author David A. Sousa states the following: “[The] level of concern refers …

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Aug 22

Friday Phrases

did there come a point= DROIPT or DROINT did there come a point in time= DROIMT or DROINLT did there come a time= DROIM did there come a time when= DWOIM did there come a time when the= DWOIMT did there come a time where= DWOIRM did there come a time where the= DWOIRMT did …

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Aug 20

Steno Gadgets & Accessories: HP LaserJet Pro 400

This is a pretty solid printer, in my opinion.

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