Howto create a basic screencast with Linux

Learn with me as I experiment with pyvnc2swf. Hopefully I'll have a short series of howtos on creating a screencast (including mixing sound and that sort of fun stuff). Also, this isn't really linux specific per se, but one of the only ways to do it on linux (on mac …

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Mashupcamp - Recap

Here's my recap of Mashupcamp. My definition of a mashup hasn't really changed since the camp has ended (for some reason I thought that it would). I would define a mashup as a webpage consuming non- native webservices (sprinkle liberally with googlemaps) which may be screenscraped or proxied.

One notable …

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Gentoo on IBM Thinkpad R52....

I recently bought a Thinkpad R52. The first thing I did was install gentoo. So far I'm pretty impressed. The R52 doesn't have fancy features, but it has all the basics. I was deliberating whether to wait for the core duo laptops to come out and just getting a laptop …

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Mashupcamp - Screenscraping

One of the session's I've attended was by Adrian Holovarty on Screen Scraping. Adrian (of Django fame) made chicago crime to help the citizens of Chicago. Citizen ICAM, police department site that has a database of crimes but is not user friendly for browsing. Has a pretty bad interface only …

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