Webcasting the tech meets?

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Fri Mar 11 10:28:04 GMT 2011

>> Yeah, it's pretty easy to whack that pipeline together (if you have the bits in both senses). Linux laptop, webcam, ffmpeg, script in $language, server.
> And when we have a meeting in a Pub with no internet? - or the venu doesn't
> allow non-employees on their network - etc etc etc

Then it doesn't work :)

> I'm not sure what the advantage of a live webcast is over someone uploading it
> the next day? It would also be better to have it available for
> posterity rather than just live (I'm sure both
> could be done).

I suppose if you have a live webcast you can then have a distributed Q&A session after the talk.

To be clear I'm saying it'd be a fun thing to do - I'm not suggesting that it's going to significantly improve the quality of anyone's life.

Andy Armstrong, Hexten

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