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From Hadrian Zbarcea <hzbar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ApacheCon] Volunteers needed, Audio processing
Date Sat, 07 May 2016 19:56:39 GMT
Hi Greg,

Thanks for the offer, we could use any help we could get. It would be 
great to meet in Vancouver. If you see me on the hallways please feel 
free to grab my elbow, or email me when you'd be available to meet.

Best,
Hadrian

On 05/07/2016 02:23 PM, Greg Chase wrote:
> I'm pretty good with Audacity and Final Cut Pro.  I'm happy to help out as
> needed.
>
> I do many of the videos posted here for Geode, HAWQ, and MADlib:
> https://www.youtube.com/user/PivotalOpenSourceHub
>
> I will be at ApacheCon, so if you give me the files, I'll do editing and
> conversions.
>
> -Greg
>
> On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 5:29 AM, 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 - @rbowen
>> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>>
>

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