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Re: [videoblogging] what we're trying to do….

By Adrian Miles | Adrian Miles <adrian.miles@...> | adrianlmiles
July 1, 2004 | Post #240 | Topic #110

On 28/06/2004, at 1:51 AM, Jay Dedman wrote: >> patience, with ubiquitous wireless there will be a myriad of >> intergrated and new objects. the problem is *not* to do existing >> practice with this but invent new practices (like blogs are a new >> genre...) > > can you explain? > you mean NOT do videoblogs..but something else? > ive researched online and see that people have been put video in their > blogs > since the beginning of 2003. well, i've been putting video into blogs since 2001, but have spent most of my time working out what that should be like rather than putting a lot of video into there. a videoblog should not be just video in a blog, but should be video which has some of the properties or qualities of blogging. quotation, internal and external linking, and so on. the discussion here about rss, for example, is a beginning. but once you've got wireless everywhere then you could put a video feed into whatever you like. wearables, your car, your bicycle, a book cover. video in these contexts will no longer be 'video'. much like writing in a blog isn't a 'journal' - simply live blogging a conference demonstrates how blog writing is not journal writing! we don't know what these things will be, but they will be different. > very kind of limited. > but it's not normal yet. > there's no conversations going on. > it's got to be a back and forth. > what else would you do with video on the web? support quotation, support identification of original urls, include this. both of these are possible in quicktime with scripting (you can retrieve the url of a movie from a movie), i guess this would be something to start building. i imagine a quicktime movie that had scripts in it that could display the current url, for example, and make that a clickable link to that url so that you could view the page in its entirety and not just the qt file. and so on. these things would support conversation - you need to be able to quote or refer to other objects in a retrievable and transparent manner. cheers Adrian Miles ................................................................. hypertext.rmit || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/adrian interactive networked video || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog research blog || hypertext.rmit.edu.au/vog/vlog/