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Re: RocketBoomSucks

By Deirdré Straughan | =?iso-8859-1?q?Deirdr=E9_Straughan?= <lists@...> | deirdrebs2002
November 20, 2004 | Post #1877 | Topic #1830

--- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com, Christopher Weagel <humandog@c...> w= rote: > > On Nov 19, 2004, at 2:42 PM, Jay dedman wrote: > > > so why do= nt more people use these cheap tools and publishing method > > to go crazy= ? > > lets show each other the stuff we live inside and out that's not in = > > the public mind. > > maybe this doesnt happen becasue "visual creatio= ning" is still a new > > technique for most people. And, as the study Ste= ve pointed us to a while ago showed, a lot of people think it's too complic= ated, that they don't have the right tools, etc. etc. Computers are just to= o damned hard for most people - not because the people are dumb, but becaus= e the computers are! What we're doing currently requires a computer just to= VIEW it (and often downloading plug-ins for this that or the other format = - I STILL can't view Chris' videos in Firefox, and don't know why). Creatin= g video for the web requires a bunch of other stuff that the average person= finds intimidating and/or expensive. If I could get a book contract, I'd= happily write a "Videoblogging for Dummies"-type book - that might empower= a few more people to do it, until the technology actually becomes easy eno= ugh for normal people to want to fool with. best regards, Deirdr=E9 Strau= ghan http://www.straughan.com