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open video alliance

December 8th, 2008 · No Comments · Internet

From the engage media newsletter: The open video alliance wiki and principles.

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Open Source Video initative

December 8th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

http://osvideo.constantvzw.org/ – open source video blog Open Source Video is a project of Constant, a Brussels based organisation for Arts and Media. This weblog is a collective testsite for producing and distributing open source video. Here we keep traces of experiments with software for sharing and editing video, and report on what we found to […]

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Metadata working group [online video]

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Tools

Caught up with Andy Nicholson from Engage Media today and learnt about their Transmission online video metadata working group. A metadata standard for online video will ensure a common definitions for basic information such as title, date, author and language and (free) tags. This standard is to be used in video upload forms and video […]

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There is no content on the web!

October 17th, 2008 · No Comments · Media

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 […]

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References Copyright, Free Software

October 15th, 2008 · No Comments · open source, references

From the Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies and the book review section where authors reply to reviews. Wired Shut: Copyright and the Shape of Digital Culture Author: Tarleton Gillespie Publisher: Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2007 From a recent Leonardo Books review, October 2008. Two Bits: The Cultural Significance of Free Software by Christopher M. Kelty […]

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open p2p design

October 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · design

Received a link to this online design thesis openp2pdesign.org_1.1. I like the way this thesis has been re-designed for online distribution and translated from Italian into Spanish and English to increase the spread. openp2pdesign.o rg was born in order to publish, disseminate and develop further my thesis, and to stimulate on it a collective discussion. […]

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Sphinx-4 (open source)

August 5th, 2008 · No Comments · Tools

This application Sphinx-4 came up in discussions about tagging and annotating video content on the fly. Sphinx-4 is a state-of-the-art speech recognition system written entirely in the JavaTM programming language. It was created via a joint collaboration between the Sphinx group at Carnegie Mellon University, Sun Microsystems Laboratories, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL), and Hewlett […]

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artists using YouTube

May 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment · open source

http://www.fridayarts.net/blogs/?p=3677 Internet video site YouTube needs no introduction. Its status as both a branded channel and a medium in its own right has redefined “new media” on both sides of the art and corporate entertainment divide. But most of its content resides somewhere in between, and its currency lies in the vernacular nature of the […]

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The Cathedral and the Baazar

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments · open source

Previous research into open source led to this article ‘The Cathedral and the Baazar by Eric Steven Raymond, Nov 2006. I like many others it seems who are involved in open-source software development have been influenced by some of the ideas that Raymond presents. A quote from the introduction: Linus Torvalds’s style of development—release early […]

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drupal and signaling

March 27th, 2008 · No Comments · open source

From Markus Sandy’s blog a post tilted ‘Drupal as a framework for a social context engine’ , a video record of Richard Schave’ s presentation at the Los Angeles Drupal Camp 2007…. He refers to webjay which has been pulled down as an example of a social context engine (also Flickr, del.ici.ous).

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open book example

March 27th, 2008 · No Comments · open source, references

Lisa Gye posted this open book example ‘The Googlization of Everything’ by Siva Vaidhyanathanto to the fc list. The author Siva Vaidhyanathan uses the open book process (Institute for the Future of the Book) to critique Google. The book is a “book blog” and Vaidhyanathanto lays out some major research questions in the summary: This […]

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EngageMedia updates

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. […]

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