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From Tim Williams <william...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ApacheCon] Volunteers needed, Audio processing
Date Thu, 05 May 2016 12:34:19 GMT
Hi Rich,
How much is the sponsorship for this?  And, given the lack of external
sponsors, why don't we (ASF) just sponsor it given what a great
support/service it'd be to our projects and their communities?

Thanks,
--tim


On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 12:29 PM, 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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