Archive for date: October 23, 2005

Cartoon for your video iPod

October 23, 2005 | General, Toys and Gadgets | By: Mark VandeWettering

I took one of the Superman cartoons available from and tried various command line tools to make a version that would play on the iPod video. I seemed to have a bit of trouble getting ffmpeg to write a .mp4 file that Quicktime/iTunes liked, so eventually I used ffmpeg to write a raw .m4v […]

Could a new browser get you switch?

October 23, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I like Firefox.  It works well, robustly supports web standards, and generally is just a lot more pleasant than using Internet Explorer.   Given that I’m happy with Firefox, what could make me switch to a new browser?   Maybe Flock has the right idea: integrate a wide number of web services (such as blogging and tagging) […]