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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: [ApacheCon] Volunteers needed, Audio processing
Date Thu, 05 May 2016 14:37:32 GMT


On 05/05/2016 08:48 AM, Ashish Patel wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> 
> I can volunteer for this but I am located in Toronto. I can perhaps do any
> processing work for the audio.


Many thanks. If we don't find enough people on site, I will find a way
to get files to you for post-event help.

> 
> Thanks.
> 
> - Ashish
> 
> On Thursday, 5 May 2016, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> 
>> As some of you know, we do not have a sponsor to handle audio/video
>> recording at ApacheCon this year. Thus, we'll be doing it ourselves -
>> just audio, not video.
>>
>> So, I need volunteers for the following things:
>>
>> If you are willing to video presentations and put them on YouTube,
>> please step up and do this. Keynotes, in particular, would be appreciated.
>>
>> More importantly, I'll be dealing with 8 tracks x 9 hours x 5 days of
>> audio that will need to be edited. This isn't complicated, it just
>> requires:
>>
>> * Computer with Audacity ( http://www.audacityteam.org/ ) installed, and
>> your own headphones
>> * Lots of patience
>>
>> The process is:
>>
>> * Dump huge files off of SD cards at the end of each day
>> * Split large recording into sessions
>> * Strip off leading, trailing noise
>> * Encode to mp3
>> * Upload to feathercast.apache.org
>> * Write brief boilerplate blog post (Name, Session title, Abstract)
>>
>> If you are willing to do this for even an hour, please let me know. I
>> will be doing this each evening, for the duration of the event, and
>> probably quite a bit during the days. If you just drop by the hackathon
>> area, and help me out for even a brief time, I'll be very grateful.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> --Rich
>>
>> (Looking towards next event, if you or your company want to sponsor
>> audio/video for the upcoming ApacheCon EU, your company will get a lot
>> of thanks and retweets out of this.)
>>
>> --
>> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com <javascript:;> - @rbowen
>> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>>
> 


-- 
Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon


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