Saturday, February 27, 2010

I combined my joy of Java programming, my desire to give back to the podcasting community, APIs from the great microblogging site of, my craving to try something new (GAE) and I created

Tools Used

It will be interesting to see how the site holds up to some traffic. Let me know what you think.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Super Easy Splicing of Video MTS Files

The high-definition video camera, Canon HF20 creates AVCHD files with an extension of .MTS. A super easy method of splicing scenes together it to use the Unix/Linux command cat, no video editor required. Here is an example:
cat scene1.MTS scene2.MTS > bothscenes.MTS.
YouTube processes these concatenated files just fine. Below are links to multiple scene videos I spliced together with the cat command.

Mythmote Demo on a Nexus One

Mythmote is an Android application that allows you to use your phone to control your MythTV frontends. This video demonstrates the Mythmote application. If you haven't already check out my instructional video on how to install Mythmote.

Mythmote Installation on Nexus One Phone

Mythmote is an Android application that allows you to use your phone to control your MythTV frontends. This is an instructional video on how to install Mythmote on an Android phone. If you haven't already, check out the demonstration video of Mythmote.

Monday, February 15, 2010

My MythTV Recording Stats

MythTV Recording Statistics

Number of shows:
Number of episodes:
First recording:
Wednesday November 4th, 2009
Last recording:
Monday February 15th, 2010
Total Running Time:
3 months 11 days 14 hrs 2 mins
Total Recorded:
1 month 4 days 20 hrs 31 mins
Percent of time spent recording:
TitleRecordedLast Recorded#TitleRecordedLast Recorded
NBC Nightly News92February 15 20101WCBDDT (WCBD-DT)332February 15 2010
Today87February 15 20102WCSCDT (WCSC-DT)211February 12 2010
Late Show With David Letterman68February 12 20103Comedy Central101February 11 2010
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon66February 12 20104WTATDT (WTAT-DT)55February 14 2010
The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien55January 22 20105WCIVDT (WCIV-DT)34February 10 2010
Live 5 News at 554January 29 20106WITVDT (WITV-DT)4February 14 2010
The Colbert Report51February 11 20107ESPN3January 31 2010
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart50February 11 20108WMMPDT (WMMP-DT)1November 5 2009
NFL Football49February 7 20109CNBC1December 4 2009
NCIS14February 9 201010VH1 - Video Hits One1February 6 2010
Fringe13February 4 201011
NCIS: Los Angeles12February 9 201012
The Mentalist10January 28 201013
Cougar Town10February 3 201014
Saturday Night Live10February 6 201015
The New Adventures of Old Christine9January 27 201016
House9February 8 201017
60 Minutes8January 31 201018
The Wanda Sykes Show7December 19 200919
College Football7January 7 201020
Modern Family7February 3 201021
The Middle5February 3 201022
Ugly Betty5February 10 201023
Chuck4February 8 201024
244February 8 201025