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News Source: Wesley Alan Wright: Notes, Lessons, and Projects

…one more thing

  • October 3, 2017 @ 4:13 pm
    With respect to Tina’s 13 Lunas project and Which uses Flash to record video, I present Video capture via WebRTC A work in progress. No Safaris allowed.


  • October 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
    I have pretty much either finished or abandoned all projects and duties, an I am prepared to vacate the premises. Thank you very much “Elvis has left the building.”

Free Books from my Bookshelf

  • September 13, 2017 @ 11:15 am
    Math, physics, computer science. And a signed copy of  The Art of Computer Programming Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms (Donald E.Knuth).   Free for the taking, available only in Lafayette 407

ffmpeg barfs on .AVI file

  • September 5, 2017 @ 3:31 pm
    Entered on 08/31/2017 at 10:54 by Hi Wesley, I’ve uploaded 2 movies to the server, which are not going through. 1 is an avi file, the other a mp4 file. Are there issues with the server? Issues with ffmpeg. Exploratory … Continue reading

YoUVM admin tool: move ownership

  • September 1, 2017 @ 3:25 pm
    Figured out how to move ownership of a video from NetID1 to NetID2. Added it to Admin Panel => browse Videos => popup menu ‘Move’ Still some clean-up work to do before sending to production  

News Source: Frank's Activity Log

14. Dezember 2018: Freitag

  • December 17, 2018 @ 6:52 am
    Are you really prepared? I mean, are you REALLY prepared? ???

12. Dezember 2018: Mittwoch

  • December 14, 2018 @ 7:28 am
    Prep for 12/17 upgrade

11. Dezember 2018: Dienstag

  • December 12, 2018 @ 8:25 am
    prep prep prep prep, fail

10. Dezember 2018: Montag

  • December 11, 2018 @ 6:58 am
    LDAP ACL updates, new tapes, broken cartridge, vendor replacement

7. Dezember 2018: Freitag

  • December 10, 2018 @ 6:40 am

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The Power of Five Minutes

  • November 9, 2018 @ 5:00 am
    I’ve been observing the red squirrels in my woods as they live up to the verb of their names – squirreling away food in anticipation of the upcoming winter months (they particularly love to “store” birdseed in my perennial beds, … Continue reading

Hold That Thought! Helping Students Choose Research Topics

  • October 26, 2018 @ 6:00 am
    Written by guest blogger Trina Magi, UVM Reference & Instruction Librarian This is the first in an occasional series of posts by UVM Librarians that addresses information literacy and using library resources in teaching. Students often believe that research begins … Continue reading

Kidder Award Congrats!

  • October 11, 2018 @ 5:40 am
    We are thrilled that one of our CTL Faculty Associates, Dr. Annie Murray-Close, won the 2018 George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award! Annie is an associate professor in the department Psychological Science. She’ll present the George V. Kidder Lecture, “Sugar, … Continue reading

Screencasting: What and Why?

  • October 4, 2018 @ 4:57 pm
    Screencasting is a technique that allows you to record everything that happens on your computer screen then turn that recording into a video. Not very exciting, right? But think about all the things you do on your computer. More importantly, … Continue reading

Online Course Teaching Tip

  • October 1, 2018 @ 2:35 pm
    Thank you to Katherine Merrill, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics & Statistics, for contributing this post. As an avid learner, I have always been amazed at students who think that the instructor is solely responsible for their learning. And this is … Continue reading