Simon Willison’s Weblog

Tuesday, 3rd April 2007

Mass Video Conversion Using AWS. How to use S3, SQS, EC2, ffmpeg and some Python to bulk convert videos with Amazon Web Services. # 11:44 pm

mail rail on Flickr (via) Photos of the Royal Mail’s private underground railway, sadly closed in 2003. # 11:02 pm

Ext JS. Jack Slocum is building a business around his excellent Ext JavaScript library (which can now run on top of YUI, jQuery or Prototype). The library itself is LGPL, but you can pay for a commercial license and support. # 10:11 pm

Lawrence Journal-World Marketplace (via) While other newspapers complain about competition from the internet, my former employer is embracing it. This is why local newspapers still matter. # 10:15 am

Ekranoplan! Crazy awesome Soviet “ground effect” vehicle, visible in dry dock on Google Maps. # 10:04 am

phpsh. An interactive shell for PHP, developed at Facebook and written mostly in Python. Facebook are really pushing their open-source stuff at the moment. # 9:43 am

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