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    This post originally appeared on Pop Up Archive's Audiosear.ch blog.In 2014, our co-founders — Anne Wootton and Bailey Smith — were very, very busy.Every day they were commuting from Oakland, CA to 500 Startups’ Mountain View accelerator  as they developed Pop Up Archive, a business then in its infancy. They spent their days learning about speech-to-text software and ways of modeling data for audio, pitching their vision that audio was a medium whose parity with text was becoming inevitable. They talked about developing a product that was like Google for all types of audio. Then the podcast “Serial” was released.