[kwlug-disc] website/watcamp maintenance tasks

Chamunks chamunks at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 14:44:38 EST 2019


Not sure if there's a task here for me, thanks for the offer.

On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 10:53 AM L.D. Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>
wrote:

> I will (at least) be taking care of the UW Math feed...
>
> On 2/6/19 00:36, Paul Nijjar via kwlug-disc wrote:
> > Here are the tasks I was talking about during the meeting. I have
> > Lori, Andrew and maybe Colin as being interested with helping on
> > these. Is anybody else interested?
> >
> > For kwlug.org: Gheorghe has been taking video of some of our
> > presentations, but we have not been keeping up to date with getting
> > those videos linked on our website. Somebody needs to go through
> > Gheorghe's Youtube feed, find the videos we are not linking, and make
> > "Page" entries for the vidcasts on our website.
> >
> > There is an RSS feed of Gheorghe's video feed here:
> >
> >
> https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?channel_id=UCXHoWbomeIbTcfJeIwpRGbQ
> >
> > and the link to his channel is here:
> >
> > https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXHoWbomeIbTcfJeIwpRGbQ
> >
> > Note that Gheorghe attends many user meetings and takes lots of
> > interesting video, so some of you may be interesting in subscribing to
> > his feed anyways. (And if you prefer audio, youtube-dl does a pretty
> > good job of downloading and extracting audio from Youtube).
> >
> >
> > For watcamp.com: it sounds as if some of the current watcamp
> > maintainers are losing steam. We need some reinforcements who can
> > contribute an hour or two a week to follow some feeds and copy
> > relevant events of interest into the Watcamp Google calendar.
> >
> > In addition, I have discovered that the University of Waterloo Faculty
> > of Math's web notice system now has an iCal feed:
> > https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/events/faculty-wide-webnotices
> >
> > We probably want to be selective about grabbing entries from this
> > feed, but there are some good tech-related events here.
> >
> >
> > If you would like to volunteer for one or both of these events please
> > let me know. Watcamp in particular has been a valuable resource for
> > years, and it would be a shame for it to fizzle out now. I was
> > actually hoping we could spread the word about it so that it would
> > grow (and maybe more people would sign up for the weekly meeting
> > newsletter at
> >
> https://off-topic.kwlug.org/mailman/listinfo/watcamp-newsletter_off-topic.kwlug.org
> > )
> >
> >
> > - Paul
> >
>
>
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