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YouTube may charge for some videos

From the Chicago Tribune: YouTube is exploring selling subscriptions to access to some of its video offerings, potentially providing a way for certain cable channels to be available outside the traditional “bundles” offered by cable network providers, said YouTube boss Salar Kamangar. More

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A Bit Off of the Beaten Path: DIY Gramophone

This caught my eye while flipping through my RSS feeds. While not terribly practical it is a fun looking project for the vintage audio folks amongst us. Basically it’s a cool deco looking base and platter  made of plywood with a folded paper horn. It a passive design and only uses electricity (battery or AC) to […]

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Ebertfest Preview Video

Take a look at the News Bureau’s preview of Ebertfest 2012

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A Student’s Perspective on the Benefits of Video Capture at Conferences

An opinion piece from the Daily Illini that explains the importance to students of being able to “attend” a conference via video capture:  http://www.dailyillini.com/index.php/article/2012/02/video_lectures_uses_extend_past_classroom

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Standards for Captioning

Excellent overview of what captioning is and what it provides viewers. http://www.dcmp.org/equalaccess/c.html Standards for captioning recommended by our own Disability Resources & Educational Services (DRES), the pioneers and leaders on our campus: From the Described and Captioned Media Program: http://www.dcmp.org/captioningkey/

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