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John the Revolution!

If you were watching itv1 last night (or since), you might have seen the co-operative group’s Join the Revolution advert that hints at how buying from co-op shops helps to support a wide range of other co-operative efforts. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Audio Processing Tips for ffmpeg

I did some sound file mangling earlier this week. I’ve been using the Bambuser app for Symbian recently to capture some recordings. If you tell their site your User-Agent is a mobile browser, it’ll work OK with free software – … Continue reading

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Doing Business the Co-operatives 2010 Way

Co-operatives 2010 On Friday, I was at this event in Plymouth. The basics of it are pretty well covered by John Atherton’s blog post. I led one of open surgeries on use of Social Media, which I’m going to try … Continue reading

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An Introduction To The Debian Project by Leslie I’Anson – Tuesday, 16th February, Manchester

This talk at Manchester Free Software’s meeting is covering the question: “From the literally hundreds of GNU/Linux distributions in existence, what makes Debian special?” For our co-op, it’s that “Debian GNU/Linux, like all GNU/Linux distributions, is the product of a … Continue reading

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Anyone with TLC for Mac VLC?

VLC is free and open source portable media player software that supports a lot of formats and inputs and can also convert and stream. I think it’s been pretty useful for users who didn’t like MPlayer for whatever reason. Nicole … Continue reading

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Happy International Day of Cooperatives

Today is the 87th ICA and 15th UN International Day of Cooperatives. There’s a PDF message from the United Nations secretary general. It’s also the start of the Tour de France, which runs for the next 22 days. There are … Continue reading

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Library Open Source Webinars (FYI/RFC)

Today is the first of the Library Open Source Webinars run by WiLS. It takes place in a few hours (2pm CST, which I think is 14:00:00-0600, or 20:00:00Z) and costs USD25 per session or USD100 for all six. Future … Continue reading

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International Development Webcast 30 September 2008

At 1900 BST tonight (30 September), you can take part in an international development webcast by one of my cooperatives, with guests from the Cooperative College, the International Cooperative Alliance and the Cooperative and Policy Alternative Center. Sadly, they’re still … Continue reading

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Using at to Record DebConf Streams

While I enjoyed watching some of the DebConf 8 Video Team’s Excellent Service, not all of it was at convenient times for me, being several timezones away, so I used the following script to record some of the streams:- #!/bin/sh … Continue reading

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DebConf 8 Video Team Gives Excellent Service

DebConf, the annual Debian Conference, is held this year in Mar del Plata, Argentina. One sometimes-overlooked part of this is the brilliant video streaming service, with each stream supported by an IRC feedback channel including announcement of talks and events … Continue reading

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