GUADEC Day 2

Yesterday was another great day at GUADEC. One of the highlights for me was the GStreamer talk given by Wim and Andy. In the talk they discussed how some of the threading works in GStreamer and went onto discuss how clocks work. This could not have been better timed,...

GUADEC Day 1

Well, here we are in sunny spain, and GUADEC is, as ever, awesome. Last year was great, and this year is even better. These guys know the definition of community. I don’t have the time to write a huge amount about the first day, so I will summarise: Alex...

For those about to hack, we salute you

Here we at GUADEC, and it is incredibly hot. We got here last night after a torturous journey, but we settled in and had a few beers last night. Good to meet up with old and new friends, and we are having a ball so far. Today at 4pm is my talk. If you are reading this...

Long day, pre-GUADEC rumble

Everyone loves Michael Meeks and and his inimitable blogging technique. I figured I would use his style to describe the utter beast of a day I have just had. Times added to make it feel like a knocked-off episode of 24: 12.15am – went to bed, pulled mail. 1.00am...

Ask the audience: Pushing Creative Commons stuff

As some of you may know, I run Recreant View which is where I put all of my Creative Commons licensed music. On the site I write about and release music which can be freely distributed, and allows people to make derivative works and mashups/remixes. In fact, I just...

Everyone leave the house at 7.30pm tonight

As far as I am aware, my interview on the G@mers TV show on Rapture TV should be aired tonight. I have not seen it yet, and I have no idea how it came out. Hopefully I won’t look a complete monkeys arse on there. The show is broadcast at 7.30pm GMT on Sky...