Category Video

Jim Zemlin’s TED Talk on Linux

The advert for the original linuxcon event in 2009
Just a quick post today. I wanted to share an interesting video with you all. It’s a TED talk by the executive director of the Linux Foundation, Jim Zemlin. Apparently it’s been out for a while, the YouTube post says…

20lb Sounds Kickstarter

Dan in black Stetson hat playing harmonica on stage.
As some of you will know I play guitar and sing in Liverpool rock band 20lb Sounds. I have done for about 2 and a half years now. In that time we’ve done some really good gigs, written some good…

Video: Hidden WordPress Easter Egg

Hello all, just a quick video post today. A little while ago I talked about a hidden Easter Egg sequence I’d found in the popular blogging platform WordPress. I’m sure I’m not the first to find this and post about…

Video: I Am Not Lefthanded – Crowdfunding

Ahoy hoy! Hope you’re all doing well. Just wanted to share this video. It’s an interview with good friends of Rathole Radio the “mostly Irish” band I Am Not Lefthanded, Daniel discusses crowd funding and how it’s worked for them.…

OggCamp Interactive Documentary

OggCamp 2012 - August 18th & 19th
Way back in the mists of time, a legend was forged… <cue the smoke machine>… ok it was only August but come on, I’m trying to be dramatic here! We held an event called OggCamp12 in Liverpool on August 18th…

Stephen Fry – OggCamp12 Video

Hello everyone, Well now, it’s been a very long time hasn’t it? In the last month or two life has completely overtaken me and I’ve neglected the blog because of it. OggCamp was a pretty time consuming affair for me but…

Live Song: The Stringman

Hello again, time for another live song. This week it’s a Neil Young tune called “The Stringman” which I’ve arranged for guitar. Usually he plays it on the piano. There’s a good version on his MTV Unplugged album which you…

Live Song: Medicine Man

A picture of me playing my usual red guitar at the party
Hello all, I realise activity has been a bit slow on the blog lately but I aim to fix that soon (don’t I always). I have some ideas for interesting little techy articles to come. In the meantime I hope…

Live Song: Father And Son (Cover)

A black and white picture of dan in a fedora hat on plain background
Greetings once again one and all. Here’s a special Father’s Day live song for you all. It’s June 17th and that’s Father’s Day in the UK so I’d like to dedicate this to my Dad. I searched around online all…