Wind warning: RED
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Things are about to get interesting again until Saturday

Would that happen to be the Romwe breach? If so, I got it too and still have no idea what service it is or how come I have ended up having an account there. Interested to hear if you get a reply.


A total of 33 people who received the vaccine has died so far, 13 cases are under investigation. But as you said, all above 80, some over 90 and all frail with underlying conditions. And while they can't rule it out, so far there is no evidence that the vaccine caused the deaths. More information (in Norwegian) here:


Videos ART-001 though ART-017 at have been replaced with fixed non-corrupted versions so these should be properly viewable.

Starting to do a mass-replace on my videos. Getting a video uuid could probably have been somewhat easier, this was a bit of work

@thor I see, replicating changes across devices is usually the problem with keeΓ₯ing everything offline. I use KeePass combined with owncloud at the moment, but have used both google drive, dropbox and others in the past to keep the file up-to-date across devices. But since I trust none of these to be particularly secure, not even my own hosting for unknown bugs and stupid mistakes in configuration, I do use a keyfile in addition to my passphrase and that is not stored anywhere online, but needs to be manually installed on a new device.

@thor I want to add "and definately not one that stores you passwords online in the cloud" but somehow I doubt thats a popular view.

Boring AV1 encoding update 

Encoding is chugging along and some have been completed. Ran a full decode on a few of them and it seems like the corrupted frames have are completely disappeared. Also, running things in parallell seems to have done wonders. Previously after 24 hours, I had completed 2 videos, now I'm approaching the 24 hour mark again and 8 are completed.

SVT-AV1 recently reminded me of why I skipped using it previously. aomenc at least partly works when you learn of its quirks. But since it refuse to multithread and use more cpu cores leaving most of the system idling, then the next best strategy is to process several videos at once. Reworked the script to fork of a new encoder process once it detects some of the old ones have completed.

re: Request for donation solution recommendations (KoFi, buyMeACoffee, Paypal, Liberapay, etc) 

@FiXato Yeah, AFAIK with Liberapay you get a lump sum transfered, with no information of who or even how many donations, and that's the only thing they support. But perhaps thats the best option if you just want a tip-jar like you said. At the end of the day, there is money in it and how it got there is less important.

If you don't need the "premium" features, Ko-Fi Free would probably be the best of the three.

So I guess either Liberapay or Ko-Fi Free would probably be the best option.

Request for donation solution recommendations (KoFi, buyMeACoffee, Paypal, Liberapay, etc) 

@FiXato I guess one question to ask is do you want to know who donated, for lets say for giving credits/shoutouts to those donated? If so then Liberapay is out since its anonymous.

And as far as I can remember when I attempted researching this, KoFi and BMAC is pretty much the same, main difference is that KoFi have a free and a premium version, while BMAC gives you all the features right away, but takes a higher fee out of your donations.

24 hours in and I've completed .. one.

Restarting with SVT-AV1 as the encoder to take advantage of better multithreading

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Worked on my video re-encoding script today and got it into shape. Basically adapting the encoding script but its running in a loop and all the interactive bits removed. Its now running to process the first 64 videos.

This ... will probably take a while.πŸ™„

@FiXato Absolutely nothing to be sorry about. I'm just glad you caught it and forced me to check. It could have gone a 100 more before this surfaced. But I can put a bandaid on it for now and have something that works, and then slowly replace them with better versions as time goes. It just too bad that does not allow to have different codecs variations of the same video, only resolution. I'd love it if you could switch between a high quality AV1 version and a lets say a "not bad but works on old hardware" X264 version.


Notice that the news are talking about investigations, domestic terror charges and court martial for people involved. While the current head hochno in the white house doesn't have long time left, I guess he still have an unlimited amount of Full Pardons in his pocket that can be thrown around ..


@art Guess we'll see then. We certainly live in interesting times...

@FiXato Well, done with the initial check. Not great results, 067, 070, 080 and 099 are free of corrupted frames, the rest was trashed


@art Is parlor a part of (or compatible with) the fediverse? Big tech are already squeezing them hard so perhaps they wont be a problem for long

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