[Air-l] Web 2.0 - "the machine is us?"

Paul Jones pjones at metalab.unc.edu
Tue Feb 13 13:51:11 PST 2007

I would like a non-circumventing solution ;->

On Tue, 13 Feb 2007, Alex Halavais wrote:

+On 2/13/07, Paul Jones <pjones at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
+> I am sad however that the presentation itself is only available on youtube
+> the work is listed as CC license but is only available in non-free formats
+> that don't allow for easy remix.
+Well, not *easy* perhaps, but certainly not impossible. There are a
+variety of scripts for Firefox that allow for the easy downloading of
+video from YouTube. Or you can use one of the online services, e.g.:
+This will yield a flash video (flv) file that still needs to be
+transcoded before it is easily manipulable. I use SUPER on a PC,
+usually, but VLC, can perform much the same function on a Mac.
+So, an extra step required in there, but one that I seem to be using
+quite a lot lately to make use of materials found on YouTube. Fairly
+straightforward to convert to Quicktime to include in a presentation,
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