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hpr0657 :: HPR Video Proposal

Droops submits his proposal for a video companion that would exist alongside HPR

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Hosted by droops on 2011-02-08 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.
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Myself and others would like to release video shows to acompany regular HPR shows. I am propsing this to the HPR audience and am looking for comments.


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Comment #1 posted on 2011-02-08 15:27:01 by JBu92

I definitely agree that screencasts or just straightup video podcasts would make some topics much easier to cover (for instance I'm working right now on an intro to WireShark, and that's the sort of thing that would be much easier to do via a video). Possible limitations would be server costs (videos take up space), format/encoding/size consistency (all of which would be nice), and the fact that this is Hacker Public *Radio* ( SISTERSITE )

Comment #2 posted on 2011-02-08 17:52:14 by pokey

good show, but...

Now I want to hear one about model rockets.

Comment #3 posted on 2011-02-08 19:31:02 by Slacker


That would be GREAT. I just hope the files are not very large, or large ones can be broken into smaller ones.

Comment #4 posted on 2011-02-09 14:46:26 by droops


Maybe I did not hit all the points I wanted to make.

Go listen to real NPR, sometimes they say "go see the video on our website" that is what we are going to do.

There will be no downloading video in the RSS feed, so no need to split files, worry about encoding, bandwidth, storage issues, Vimeo can take care of all that. can have all of the videos, if people want to actually download the episodes.

Comment #5 posted on 2011-02-12 02:35:05 by vdw

Can't hurt

I have no objections. Go for it.

Comment #6 posted on 2011-02-12 13:08:37 by brother mouse


Thanks for the clarification about the vids being referred to rather than actually downloaded in the feed. That was worrying me.

Comment #7 posted on 2011-02-14 01:29:49 by Badcam

I'm all for it, on one condition...

Please don't put any video casts in with the Audio RSS feed. Separate RSS feeds please.

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