My one-minute rant for the Open Spectrum Quality/Control symposium held at the Melbourne State Library today. I lined up with 10 others and raced the clock to open the event. Documentation was done using a live blogging tool Cover it Live. There is no content on the web! on the web, content is a king […]
Entries Tagged as 'independent media'
October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · media
Started thinking about a one-minute presentation for the Open Spectrum symposium coming up at next week. Ellie Rennie is one of the key people behind the event and has written this supporting argument ‘Quality control: a new system for ethical media’. This article by Tim Berners_Lee Warning sounded on web’s future was circulated as coming […]
January 13th, 2008 · No Comments · video vortex
Tank TV have brought together with the curator Ian White, The Whole World exhibition. A selection of artists’ film and video that feature lists or different kinds of taxonomies – visual, audio or textual – are presented as an online exhibition of extracts. Works by Dalia Neis, Uriel Orlow, Jean-Gabirel Périot, Michael Robinson and Valerie […]
January 13th, 2008 · No Comments · open source
EngageMedia emailed out some updates to the FOSS video codecs they are working on. It is a review of available tools for the creation, playback and embedding of online video using FOSS codecs, and a look at the most pressing areas for development to enhance their adoption by social change video projects on the web. […]
January 13th, 2008 · No Comments · open source, video vortex
The transmission network put out their final publicity for their event VX:transmission that coincides with the VV conference. VX:mission will look at how distribution of Social Justice Video is happening using Free and Open Source technology. It is a chance to find out about existing distribution projects, get feedback for your own projects or ideas, […]
January 13th, 2008 · No Comments · YouTube
Magazine OPEN release appeared on the vv list. The article, The Rise of the Informal Media How Search Engines, Weblogs and YouTube Change Public Opinion I need to follow up on.
January 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · video vortex
I also had a close look at the opening 24/7 a DIY Video Summit, video clip (that ironically has no poster/thumbnail/preview image as it downloads when the web page is opened). The clip a vox-pox of grabs from speakers and artists attending the event provides an insight into what to expect. Following is links to […]
November 14th, 2007 · No Comments · tools, video vortex
Not long after getting up the first prototype version of videodefunct published, the Palabras project appeared on the video vortex mailing list: Palabras, which means “words” in Spanish, is a set of software tools and interfaces designed to facilitate collective self-representation, and promote social inclusion through participatory media production. Typically, in workshops at local cultural […]
November 13th, 2007 · No Comments · video vortex, YouTube
Beppe Grillo a well known Italian satirist utilises the full functionality of a blog to create dialogue and conversation with his audience. He also uses a blog as a powerful autonomous political platform in terms of distribution and spreading his perspective. Equally he ties in other sharing websites and social software resources. For example video […]
November 13th, 2007 · No Comments · video vortex
Bootlab Bootlab is a non-profit organisation for the advancement of independent projects. Founded in 2000 and located in the historic Telegrafenamt in Berlin-Mitte, bootlab provides studio, production and office space for groups and individuals (activists, artists, curators, engineers, filmmakers, programmers, publishers, writers etc.) working with old and/or new media technology.
November 13th, 2007 · No Comments · Uncategorized
politube politube.org has started broadcoasting news from a different perspective. We invite people to share their audio- and video-content with us. If for example a politician gave a speech causing some international media-hype we would like to be able to show the complete speech in a video.
October 5th, 2007 · No Comments · tools
Some comprehensive notes on the engagemedia web site on distributing video on the web. Covers Player Software; Compression; Codecs; Container Formats; Standards; Mobile Devices; online distribution; broadband distribution strategy; Screening quality video; Video for viewing on computer or within the browser; Peer-to-Peer file sharing; Vodcasting; DVD and VCD distribution; Steps involved in authoring a DVD; […]