How We Do That

  • Episode 334
  • February 11, 2014

Learn how it all comes together at Category5 TV as Sasha Dirmeitis walks you through a full studio tour. Robbie also tackles a handful of viewer questions following the tour.

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Topics Covered:

  • {play 6:02}Feature: Sasha Dirmeitis takes you on a tour of the Category5 TV studio (Studio C).
  • {play 23:55}Top Stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom
    • How does a vacuum company become a pioneer in domestic robot development? That's the question, and we just may have the answer...
    • To celebrate Olympic Fever, Sony is going downhill faster than a bobsled! But they hope to do an about-face... by laying off their employees and ending their computer manufacturing.
    • North Korea’s operating system looks like a Mac OS X ripoff.
    • The EU says, How dare Google promote its own products to its own customers in its own search results. (After all, what do they think this is? Business?!)
    • Canadians are #1 at the Olympics, but not for the reason you’d expect. I'll give you a hint: it has something to do with beer, eh?
  • {play 33:21}Welcome to our newly registered viewers, and those joining us for the first time.
  • {play 35:18}Viewer Comment: In my last email (aired on Episode 319), I had asked about getting Linux to work on my UEFI laptop. The help you provided during the show allowed me to install Ubuntu along side Windows 8.1. While this helped get me up and going at that time, it looks like the UEFI problems will soon be a thing of the past thanks to kexec.
  • {play 37:03}Viewer Comment: As a followup to the brief Q4OS review you did on the show recently, I've also found the XPQ4 application, which makes Q4OS look even more like Windows XP, and could also make Linux look like any Microsoft Windows distribution.
  • {play 40:37}What it means when Robbie says he's posting links in the show notes.
  • {play 43:03}Viewer Comment: Here is a cartoon which teaches about password entropy.
  • {play 45:58}Viewer Question: I love the show, but since the mobile site launched, I've not been able to watch live. Our network operations centre has streaming video blocked. Will your mobile site ever work?
  • {play 49:24}Season 3 through Season 7 are all available on-demand on our web site, and Season 2 is roughly half-way done. In time, all 7 seasons will be available on our web site.
  • {play 50:36}Viewer Question: I'm setting up an online broadcast studio very similar to your setup. The audio gear you have is older and no longer available. Are there alternatives I can buy?
  • {play 56:14}Viewer Comment: I'm so excited to have won the PasswordBox subscription. I had been paying for LastPass (which was great product), but have now switched to PasswordBox. Thanks Cat5!
  • {play 57:20}Viewer Question: I have 2 cameras and 2 USB 3.0 cards. When I open Wirecast I can see one camera, but not the second. What's the deal?
  • {play 58:34}Viewer Question: I've always been a Windows user. I've been wanting to learn Linux. How should I start? I would like to use Point Linux.
    • Get involved in the community.
    • Watch Episode 290 where we dedicated the show to Point Linux.
  • {play 62:26}Contest Announcement: Win a copy of Telestream Wirecast 5 Pro (valued at ~$1,000)!
  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Sasha Dirmeitis


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Episode 664 will be live October 14! See you then.

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