Re: [videoblogging] what the audio people are doing….
yes, posting video/audio files as Torrents are the way to go. its a slower = dowmload...but no waste of bandwidth becasue your home computer becomes the= server. but everyone has to join in the game. I recently posted about Tor= rents. http://momentshowing.typepad.com/momentshowing/2004/10/a_bit_torrent= _f.html It's a "Bit Torrent fable" for you. AZUREUS seems to be the best s= oftware: http://azureus.sourceforge.net/ howvere I still do not undertsand= how to create a torrent out of a video file, how to post it to my blog, an= d how to seed the torrent on my computer. Josh Kinsberg, who's somehere in= this list, is wokring on making this stuff easier and more automatic. O= n Sun, 17 Oct 2004 14:22:45 -0700, Eric Rice <eric@...> wrote: > H= i campers, > > I feel bad for neglecting my videoblogging duties, as I'm p= art of that > whole podcasting phenom. > It's groundwork for the bigger pic= ture: video. And I'm feeling first > hand the effects of bandwidth usage. >= > Now, granted I have gobs of personal bandwidth, yet THAT isn't enough. = > Gigs upon Gigs are automatically sucked down the second I post a show. > = > A couple of thoughts: > > 1. Let's encourage the BitTorrent folks to ma= ke BT easy, simple, > invisible, and integrated. That will do wonders to he= lp distribution of > any rich media. > 2. Find where the acceptable watersh= ed is for compression. Size vs. > Quality. > 3. Don't name it zencasting. ;= -) > 4. Streaming vs Download: is not a which-is-better argument. Both have= > their places/uses. Like two seater convertibles and pickup trucks. Not >= the same thing. > > It's tons of fun. Maybe a podcast for videoblog techn= ology/techniques? > I think the reason we haven't been so slaughtered on ba= ndwidth is that > our audience is each other. Steve Garfield from Steve Gar= field dot com > might say differently, (steve, you media darling, you). Nic= he > programming might help the matters of bandwidth with > podcasting/vide= ocasting. You know that you'll have a specific audience. > > Adam Curry ho= wever, has bigger problems. :-) > > Eric > > > > > On Oct 17, 2004, at= 2:13 PM, Jay dedman wrote: > > > some of you may be keeping an eye on wha= t Adam Curry et al are doing > > in the audio world. > > they are "podcas= ting". > > > > they do the following: > > 1. make an audio shows on their= computers using very simple, free > > technology > > 2. post them as encl= osures to a blog post (i dont know how to do this > > yet either) > > 3. = subscribe to feeds of these audio posts (use bloglines/feedster) > > 3. us= e newly, built open-source software > > (http://www.ipodder.org/directory/= 4/ipodderSoftware) > > to automaticaly download shows as they are posted >= > 4. easily put the audio files to their iPod or MP3 player > > 5. liste= n to these homegrown shows anywhere and anytime they want > > > > Though A= dam Curry, who is the cheerleader of the movement, has been > > working on= this idea for 5 years now.... > > The reality of podcasting has taken lit= erally 2 months to happen. > > In just the past week....look at all these = new shows.... > > http://www.ipodder.org/directory/4/podcasts/whatsNew/newP= odcasts > > > > this is something to pay attention to. > > the technology= is there for audio.....video has a way to go. > > but its exciting to see= so many people MAKING stuff. > > > > Jay > > > > > > > > Yahoo! Groups Sp= onsor > > > > ADVERTISEMENT > > <f2_free2_300x250_def_0904.gif> > > <l.gif>= > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > =E2=80=A2 To visit your gr= oup on the web, go to: > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/videoblogging/ > >= > > =E2=80=A2 To unsubscribe from this group, send an email= to: > > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > > =E2=80= =A2 Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of > > = Service. > > > > >