online video sharing // present & future

@ Teaching & Learning Center, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Video Search Engines
WSJ: A Search Engine With a Real Eye for Videos [VideoSurf.com]
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122705795052039617.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Is YouTube the Next Google?
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/is_youtube_the_next_google.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_video_services
http://www.techcrunch.com/2005/11/06/the-flickrs-of-video/
http://pascal.vanhecke.info/2006/10/31/screencasting-online-video-sharing-sites-compared-2/
http://www.dvguru.com/2006/04/07/ten-video-sharing-services-compared/
http://www.masternewmedia.org/news/2006/11/25/video_publishing_online_where_to.htm
http://blip.tv/learning/export/


Date Friday, 19th June 2007

Schedule
12:45pm: Sign-in & mingle
01:00pm: Talk officially begins
02:45pm: Questions & Answers

Objective
  1. To introduce the culture of online video sharing, from phenomena to memes
  2. To showcase the technological variations to video sharing services
  3. To suggest the probable future of online video, as flexible as hypertext

Agenda
The talk will be presented as my personal story in video progressively through the Internet revolution.
This is a newer version of the talk I presented in Singapore (see video blog).

Story Sequence
01. Welcome
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02. Video uploads by Country (24th March 2007)
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03. Video uploads by Country (19th June 2007)
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04. Video uploads by Country (1st Nov 2007)
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Back in the day, before there was Youtube...
My early work: Judy Staring at the Sun (1996)
http://kevin.isthereason.com/mov/judyfx.htm

Presently...
04. DVguru: Ten video sharing services compared
http://www.dvguru.com/2006/04/07/ten-video-sharing-services-compared/

05. Lifehacker: online Video Sharing Service Roundup
http://lifehacker.com/software/video/online-videosharing-service-roundup-133509.php

06. Video Publishing Online: Where To Share Your Video Clips On The Web
http://www.masternewmedia.org/news/2006/11/25/video_publishing_online_where_to.htm

China also has a ton of video sharing services now... (guess how many)
07. China Web 2.0 Review
http://www.cwrblog.net/365/tudou-launches-new-website-skin-seven-services-compared.html

08. Danwei
http://www.danwei.org/internet/updated_china_video_website_li.php

Where it all started...
09. Youtube
http://youtube.com/

10. Kevin's Youtube Profile
http://youtube.com/profile_videos?user=liminju

11. 15mins with the Macbook Pro (more than half million views)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOMr_cJlZDw

12. 15mins with the Macbook Pro (blog took a major beating)
http://theory.isthereason.com/?p=650

You Choose '08: Participatory Politics
http://www.youtube.com/youchoose

What about something with better resolution?
13. Revver (It's pretty fly!)
http://one.revver.com/

14. Kevin's Revver Videos (woah, makes money!?!)
http://one.revver.com/collections/show/18416

15. Kevin's Buffalo Snowstorm Coverage
http://theory.isthereason.com/index.php?s=snowstorm&submit=GO

What's Citizen Journalism?
16. Citizen Journalism vs. Professional Journalism
http://www.virtual-china.org/2006/12/citizen_vs_prof.html

17. How-to: Citizen Journalism Boot Camp (Hilarious COM125 video)
http://com125.wordpress.com/2007/04/03/video-citizen-journalism-boot-camp/

People want short short videos, but...
18. Wired's Snack Culture
http://www.flickr.com/photos/inju/414174569/

Long videos have value too!
19. Google Video (for really long video uploads!)
http://video.google.com/

20. Google Video example: COM125 Blog Awards (actual presentation shows management, can't link here)
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8605718327542892769&hl=en

21. Veoh: High resolution, Wide distribution (independent + commercial works)
http://www.veoh.com/

22. Veoh video management backend (requires login)
http://www.veoh.com/publish/myVideos.html

Cultural Niche
23. Defining "Ghetto"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghetto

26. Vimeo (for family and friends)
http://vimeo.com/

Lipdubbing: Video + Singing + Punking
27. Vimeo: Lipdubbing - Crazy
http://vimeo.com/clip:144562/context/user:brainopera:likes

Vimeo: Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger
http://vimeo.com/173714

Fauxtigraphs
http://vimeo.com/fauxtographs

That thing about Copyright
29. Wikipedia: Copyright Situations by Country
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Copyright_situations_by_country

Gift Economy
30. The Revitalization of the Gift Economy
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31. Visualizing Copyright Blog Assignment
http://com125.wordpress.com/2007/02/05/visualizing-your-copyright-blog-assignment/

Creative Commons
32. Learning about Creative Commons
http://creativecommons.org/learnmore/

33. CC: A Spectrum of Rights
http://creativecommons.org/about/licenses/comics2/

34. CCmixter: shared music and samples
http://ccmixter.org/

35. Flickr's CC Search Engine
http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/

Now for a bit of technical stuff (e.g. editing in Quicktime player)
36. Encoding for Youtube
http://www.kenstone.net/fcp_homepage/youtube_compressor_gary.html

37. Super Video Converter (WIndows)
http://www.softpedia.com/progScreenshots/Super-Video-Converter-Screenshot-11752.html

38. VisualHub (Mac)
http://www.softpedia.com/progScreenshots/Super-Video-Converter-Screenshot-11752.html

Advances in online video production
39. Jumpcut (I'd show the online editing features)
http://www.jumpcut.com/

There's also Eyespot, but cut for brevity.

40. Youtube Remixer (Powered by Adobe Premier Express)
http://www.youtube.com/ytremixer_about

41. Youtube for Japanese
http://jp.youtube.com/

42. Youtube for mobile devices
http://m.youtube.com/

43. Youtube for Apple TV (uses h.264, not Flash)
http://www.macrumors.com/2007/06/01/youtube-for-apple-tv-uses-h-264-not-flash/

Is this all video can be as a rich medium?
44. theorycast.16 :: Adrian Miles on the Missing Link in Videoblogs
http://theory.isthereason.com/?p=1299

Image data in Video
45. Video thumbnails: My attempt at preempting viewers (see videoblogging week graphic)
http://theory.isthereason.com/index.php?s=videoblogging+week&submit=GO

Blinkx: "Matrix" video wall
http://blinkx.com/wall?query=matrix

Blinkx: Technology
http://blinkx.com/about?type=Technology

Motionbox: Scan through video thumbnails
http://www.motionbox.com/

Text data in Video
46. MetaVid: Full-text search using Closed Caption
http://lackaff.net/node/34

Youtube: Grant Laird - closed captions test
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6iQKerXhQ8

Google Video: Closed Captioned
http://video.google.com/videocaptioned

47. EveryZing: "Speech to Text" audio / video search
EveryZing.com demo

Project Readon: User Requested Captioning (URC)
http://www.projectreadon.com

Location (GPS) data in Video
OgleEarth: A Blog about Virtual Globes
http://www.ogleearth.com/

VeoGeo: Sonul Park - Bike Trip
http://www.veogeo.com/PlayVideoActivity.aspx?videoActivityId=97

Tagging within Video
51. Viddler: theorycast.25 :: Modcentric and our donuts adventure
http://www.viddler.com/explore/kevin/videos/7/

But I'm not satisfied with video... I need something fuller!
52. Strange Days (capturing full experience, not merely visual, audio stimuli)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGK6Ij7DA_k

Lifecasting anyone?
53. Justin.tv
http://www.justin.tv/ijustine

54. UStream.tv
http://ustream.tv/

55. Operator11 (thanks Ben Koe)
http://operator11.com/me/shows

The Future: Sousveillance + Memory Prosthetic
56. Alex Halavais on Panveillance
http://alex.halavais.net/panveillance/

57. How to never forget: The story behind Kevin’s wearable cameras
http://theory.isthereason.com/?p=1693

58. The New Yorker: Remember This?
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2007/05/28/070528fa_fact_wilkinson



Extra tidbits for everyone
Google's Facial Recognition
http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=kevin%2Blim&btnG=Search%2BImages&gbv=2&imgtype=face

Videos without videos
http://www.albello.com/Cockfighting/
http://soundslides.com/ ($69.95)
http://www.bubbleshare.com/ (free!)

How to watch videos without a computer
http://www.flipclips.com/

Video Downloaders
http://keepvid.com/
http://vixy.net/

Video Bookmarkers
http://www.vodpod.com/
http://yuxt.com/aspx/howto.aspx