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Anti-vax? Comme dirait Elvis Gratton: "Eux'aut ill l'ont l'affaire, les amâricains, stie."

I just recently realised, that proprietary social networks are not social networks but entertainment networks. That's why at least my friends have a hard time switching to mastodon or pixelfed. People expect to be highly entertained the first second they enter the network and kept that way all the time. Being confronted with a network that is stripped from all these addictive tools is a massive cultural clash.

"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means 'my ignorance is equal to your knowledge' "
—Isaac Asimov

Je suis en camping et j'ai fait des heureux: alors qu'ils levaient le camp, j'ai complimenté un couple de grand-parents pour la bienveillance de leur fils (dans la 20aine) envers ses 2 petits garçons de 5 et 3 ans. Ce jeune papa était seul avec ses fils (sans conjointe) et durant les 2 jours de notre voisinage j'ai été touché par sa tendresse et sa patience. Je n'ai pas osé le dire directement au papa avant son départ (trop gêné...) mais les gr-parents étaient tout sourire. 👨‍👩‍👦 💚

Remorque Lider sur Opus Largo. C'est un peu lourd dans les côtes mais le camping low impact est une priorité.

2021 Is The Year Of Catastrophic Climate Change, But Capitalism Doesn’t Care – OpEd

Since I first saw it on Twitter last week, I’ve been haunted by the photo above, showing holidaying diners by the sea, or by a lake, seemingly oblivious to the wildfires engulfing a fores… #climateemergency #pollution #environment #ecology

Quelques films en rapport avec ces révélations, dont "The Dissident" cité dans l'article du Canard Enchainé, à voir sur CinéMutins ici :

«The study, which appeared in the journal Nature Climate Change, found several signs that Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), of which the Gulf Stream is a part, is slowing down and might be about to collapse.»

Embrassez-vos enfants...

How long, you ask? Take the maximum acceptable offset between video and sound to be 15 milliseconds (cf link); this small interval would be 33 ppm of the whole recording, hence T = (1e6/33)*15e-3 = 454 seconds! After about 8 minutes the drift is out of spec... The solution? Split the tracks and realign them again each time the offset is bigger than 15 ms. My software suite will have a dedrift program for correcting high drift device takes. ffmpeg based, but how? 🤔

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My encoding is precise enough to evaluate each device *effective* sample rate: my Nikon sound is spec'd at 44100 Hz but is 44099.688 Hz (all digits are significant) a discrepancy more simply expressed in ppm, here 7 ppm. My Fuji X-E1 shows an error of 33 ppm. Why is this consequential? Because when syncing sound and video from 2 distinct devices at the clip start, the tracks will drift apart slowly and for long enough takes (interviews, live shows) it will be noticeable.

«What is needed is a realization that power without love is reckless and abusive and that love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice. Justice at its best is love correcting everything that stands against love.»

“Idolizing politicians is like thinking the stripper really likes you”


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