Monthly Archives: October 2015

Wirecast, Pre-recorded Video, YouTube, and Google

NB: I hate to mention a process without explaining how it works, however, putting together a live stream event is too elaborate for me to describe in a single web page. Sorry. Original post: Video ranks higher in search results than a … Continue reading

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When all else fails, try McDonald’s

Video work that I am doing for my Vancouver employer requires me to have a faster upload speed than what I can get through my internet provider, AT&T Uverse. My present upload speed in my older neighborhood is a paltry … Continue reading

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Make A Call at The Phone Both

Cell phone coverage in California’s Sierra Nevada can be spotty to non-existent. I just got back from three days camping in mountainous El Dorado County. Although I was trying to be disconnected from work, there was one work-related message I wanted to … Continue reading

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Writing on Spec

Writing on spec or speculation means submitting writing without a contract, usually a complete or finished work. Normally, an editor approves a query letter and you are sent a contract that outlines what is expected and what you’ll get paid. … Continue reading

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The West Sacramento Historical Society: Looking Forward and Back

This article will appear shortly in The West Sacramento News-Ledger (external link). I’m posting it now in the hope that people will see it before the Historical Society’s fundraiser on Saturday. The West Sacramento Historical Society: Looking Forward and Back thomasfarley@yahoo.com … Continue reading

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Terms of the Trade

A few of my favorites: “-30-” Sometimes used to mark the end of an article or a press release. Its origin is debated, but the two numbers, standing alone, are always distinctive enough to denote finality. Its use goes beyond print. A CBS radio announcer, whose … Continue reading

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