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YouTube Edu

A bit late to the game, just discovered YouTube’s Edu offering of videos from university partners. They describe it as “videos and channels from our university and college partners”. Without taking the time to dig deeper, I wonder what it … Continue reading

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academic earth – videos from Berkeley, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, Yale

Here’s one to look into: videos of university lectures from the big names at AcademicEarth.org. Their mission statement: “giving everyone on earth access to a world class education” Noble, eh? 😉

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convert video podcasts to audio only

Some podcasts come in video format only (like Flash Game University), but my lovely old Nano is not video capable. Sooooo, I’m going to try this out very soon: http://www.legalandrew.com/2007/03/10/how-to-convert-a-video-podcast-to-audio-only/ Update 11 august 2008: Looks like the suggested software, MediaCoder, … Continue reading

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extracting audio out of an mp4 movie

This is the next step from the previous exercise, where we converted a dvd into ipod movie format, chapters and all. Great for the other part of we that has a video ipod. 😉 Those of us with “only” a … Continue reading

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playing dvd movies on video ipod

The short story: Handbrake rocks, just get it (mac, windows, linux or source). The long story… We bought a great dvd to learn some more about open tuning guitar at Stefan Grossman’s guitarvideos.com. Thing is, after watching a couple times, … Continue reading

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del.icio.us for learning 2.0

A short video on how to use delicious for learning purposes. Unfortunately, the quality of the video embedded in the page is only barely acceptable, due to the small resolution stretched to a bigger size. The speaker, Kathleen Gilroy of … Continue reading

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More video encoding, this time online: Hey!Watch

Robin Goode of MasterNewMedia.org has reviewed an online video encoding service called Hey!Watch. Some of the strong points listed by Goode: lots of formats, fast, easy-to-use interface, API for building custom apps, encode for multiple devices, etc. The review lists … Continue reading

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video to flv or swf converters

These will be tested, just a virtual post-it note for now… [update: notes added after testing] Test object: convert 1.79 Megabyte QT .mov file, 40 sec, 320×240, no sound Results: Vertical Moon’s Video2swf easy to use interface converts to swf … Continue reading

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FAQ for Flash Video

This interactive FAQ helps you figure out how best to encode your videos for Flash: http://flashvideofaq.com/

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Flash video player

http://www.jeroenwijering.com/?item=Flash_Video_Player Tested this in a word press plug-in and it works well so far. It’s worth checking out how it is to use it alone (as an alternative to the media player component that comes with Flash ide). Along the … Continue reading

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