Tag: video

  • JavaScript WebRTC in Opera Mobile 12

    [Featuring live video from the built-in camera on your mobile, totally within the browser and without plugins.][link] This is great and exciting. [WebRTC][webrtc] is making big strides today. [link]: http://weblog.bocoup.com/javascript-webrtc-opera-mobile-12/ “JavaScript WebRTC in Opera Mobile 12 – Bocoup” [webrtc]: http://www.w3.org/TR/webrtc/ “WebRTC specification”

  • Ze Frank Is Brining Back The Show

    [The Show with Ze Frank is a defining internet experience, and I support this effort entirely.][link] Pledge some money on Kickstarter to make the world more smiley. [link]: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zefrank/a-show-with-ze-frank “A Show with Ze Frank by Ze Frank — Kickstarter”

  • A Statement From Louis C.K.

    [His direct-download, no-DRM, concert video has sold over 100,000 copies. Louis:][link] >I really hope people keep buying it a lot, so I can have shitloads of money, but at this point I think we can safely say that the experiment really worked. If anybody stole it, it wasn’t many of you. Pretty much everybody bought…

  • JG Thirlwell Conducts Venture Bros Music Live

    [From a June 18th, 2010 concert. This is pure joy.][link] [link]: http://www.vimeo.com/22132926?pg=embed&sec=22132926 “Steroid Maximus_Venture Bros Medley on Vimeo”

  • L5

    A “[Hard Science Fiction Miniseries for the Web][link]” which [raised $10k on Kickstarter][kick]. I wish them luck. via [Warren Ellis][warren]. [link]: http://www.l5-series.com/ “L5 – Hard Science Fiction Miniseries for the Web” [kick]: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hemogoblin/l5-a-hard-science-fiction-miniseries “L5 on Kickstarter” [warren]: http://warrenellis.com “Warren Ellis”

  • LBJ Buys Pants

    [Unless you skipped the entire internet today, you’ve already seen this, but I’m saving it for posterity][link]. All Presidential phone calls used to be recorded. What a world. It’s almost like the president could be held accountable for something. [link]: http://vimeo.com/18864216 “Put This On: LBJ Buys Pants on Vimeo”

  • An Encoder Is Not A State Machine

    Fellow Michigander [Chris Adamson does a good job of elaborating on the problems Google’s decision to drop H.264 from Chrome in favor of WebM][link] from the perspective of an implementor or creator. The short: It ain’t pretty. via [@soypunk][via] [link]: http://www.subfurther.com/blog/2011/01/13/an-encoder-is-not/ “An Encoder Is Not A State Machine” [via]: http://twitter.com/soypunk “Soypunk on Twitter”

  • Chrontendo

    [One man’s quest to play and talk about every video game released for the Famicom & NES in chronological order][link]. I’ve finally begun watching the video volumes, which run bout 45 minutes long and cover 15 games each. The [Episode Guide][guide] is indispensable. [link]: http://chrontendo.blogspot.com/ “Chrontendo” [guide]: http://www.sylpher.com/chrontendo/ “Chrontendo Episode Guide”

  • HTML5 Video Player Comparison Chart

    [A handy reference for the HTML5-minded][link]. via [Gruber][gruber]. [link]: http://praegnanz.de/html5video/ “HTML5 video player” [gruber]: http://daringfireball.net “Daring Fireball”

  • “Lost” Rod Serling Interview From 1970

    Serling interviewed by University of Kansas professor James Gunn. [Part 1][1] and [Part 2][2]. This video was to be part of the professor’s film series “Science Fiction in Literature,” but was not included due to rights issues with Serling’s work. Blame CBS. Via [SF Signal.][via] [1]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wfazePQzj8&feature=player_embedded “YouTube – Lost Rod Serling Interview, 1970 pt01”…

  • Writing better dialogue

    [The fourth][link] in a series of “Scriptcasts” by the screenwriter [John August][aug]. I find that John’s advice in screenwriting applies to writing for the web, as well. [link]: http://johnaugust.com/archives/2010/writing-better-dialogue “Writing better dialogue” [aug]: http://johnaugust.com/ “John August”

  • H.264 To Remain Royalty-Free Indefinitely

    [This is good news][link]. I can’t help but think WebM had something to do with it. via [Lukas Mathis][lukas] [link]: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20100825006629/en “MPEG LA’s AVC License Will Not Charge Royalties for Internet Video That Is Free to End Users Through Life of License | Business Wire” [lukas]: http://ignorethecode.net/blog/2010/08/26/h_264_update/ “Ignore The Code: H.264 Update”