Webcasting the tech meets?

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 10:40:04 GMT 2011

On 11 Mar 2011, at 10:28, Andy Armstrong wrote:

>>> 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.

I had enough people saying they wished they could have been there to lead
me to believe the audience would have been much larger.

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