Monthly Archives: November 2007

WordPress or how I stopped worrying and learned to love the database

I’ve switched my blog over to WordPress. Quite frankly, it was a breeze. I had to some hassles with importing old posts from an RSS feed, but having so few old posts, I gave up on that and just took about 20 minutes of my time to get them into WordPress. Proper Flash video posting […]

Video Hosting with Flowplayer and S3

[Note: this is the last (i.e. most recent) of my posts imported from pyBlosxom, and it makes possibly-confusing) reference to that, not WordPress.] I’d already figured out how to get it into Flash video format. There are sufficient opensource encoders for this, such as FFmpeg, but since I have the giant box of Adobe fun […]

Pulled Noodles in Lanzhou

Just doing this using WordPress’s built-in support now I finally figured out how to host my own flash video. More details on that later. Now just making sure I know how to embed stuff in pyBlosxom (the blog software I’m using.) This is 700 kbps flash video: