So, I don’t have any major thoughts today, but I am enjoying the hell out of Rice University’s college radio station KTRU. Very nice and eclectic mix of indie rock, avant garde experimental, and everything else, along with a very good fidelty at 64kbps Real Audio. Definitely the way college radio is supposed to be–specifically, […]
Archive | June, 2001
Matt Welch at the Online Journalism Review pays a lengthy homage to Suck.com, which also functions well as a sort of best-of compilation.
For the Video Geeks: Extremetech has an exhaustive “overview and analysis” of the MPEG-4 video codec, along with comparison to other major video codecs including Real Video and Windows Media Video. I recommend it for anyone moderately familiar with the ins an outs of digital video and streaming. I also reviewed their sample clips encoded […]
Shameless, self-promotion. Proving that Champaign-Urbana are two small towns, I’m quoted in yesterday’s edition of our local paper, the News-Gazette. The article is “Two new newspapers plan to start publishing,” which focuses on the Urbana Indymedia Center’s plan to publish a newspaper–a project I’ve been involved in and so am quoted on. The other newspaper […]
Cheap(er) DIY Video: Dazzle Hollywood DV Bridge Digital Post Production has a review of this little box that digitizes analog video (from your VHS, 8mm or Hi-8 VCR or camcorder) and outputs it to DV (firewire, iLink). It’s intended to be used with computers that have a DV interface, like most Macs, so you don’t […]