Live video chat with Zach Weiner

By Phil Plait | March 17, 2011 4:17 pm

I’m guest hosting for Kiki on "Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour" today, interviewing Zach Weiner of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal! If I have everything coded correctly, then from 4:00 to 5:00 Pacific time today you’ll be able to watch the streaming video live below:

[VIDEO REMOVED BECAUSE IT WAS AUTOPLAYING. And besides, the interview as days ago now.]

If you see nothing above this line, then a) I did it incorrectly (but it works for me), 2) something’s wrong on your end, γ) try clicking here for the stream at TWit TV (where there is also a chat room), or ∞) the interview is over. But it’ll be archived on Kiki’s website and I’ll link to it when it does.

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Comments (14)

  1. here a better way Phil to universaly watch twit on osx/windows/Linux/bsd

    install mplayer from here for all major OS http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/dload.html

    then use this command argument to watch back TWIT (in the command prompt (windows) and terminal (osx/bsd/linux)

    mplayer -aspect 16:9 http://bglive-a.bitgravity.com/twit/live/high

    you can also have a lowfi stream by replace high with low

    kewls enjoy

    goodluck Phil :D

    Universal out

  2. Levi in NY

    The audio is really choppy. :(

  3. Shelley

    Yep, audio really choppy, so much so that I can’t stand to watch it sadly. I’ll wait for the recording for better playback.

  4. fabiola

    hi there! my bestest wishes from Hungary! it’s literally the other side of the blue marble :)

  5. fry

    @Un1v3rs4L Thank you for that. :-)

  6. Fun interview to work to guys. Thanks!

  7. Messier Tidy Upper

    I’m seeing it. Audio is a bit rough but working. :-)

    Except I’m seeing “This week in computer hardware” not you interviewing Zach tho’. :-(

    They are talking about Hydra though! ;-)
    But not the “proper” Hydra(s) – the constellation or Plutonian moon – unfortunately. ;-(

    Guess I’ve missed it. Is this blog working on Pacific* time after all then?
    (Midday in Oz now.)

    * “Pacific time” – that ocean covers half the world pretty much and includes Japan, New Zealand and Australia as well. Hmmm …

  8. bw

    For me (Firefox on Mac OS X) the audio starts automatically, and I can’t even work out how to stop it, except by turning the volume of my computer to zero. Oh, and I’m hearing some completely different program… oh yes, and the audio is so choppy, it’s incomprehensible anyway. Sorry Phil, technology Fail!

  9. This was just a mess. Was really looking forward to it. Maybe next time it will work out better.

  10. malefue

    can somebody point me in the direction of a recording of this? couldn’t make it…

  11. here are the recordings

    Youtube
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YisAUXRxBa0

    Lowfi Video h.264 AAC 640×368 256kbs
    http://twit.cachefly.net/video/dksh/dksh0087/dksh0087_h264b_640x368_256.mp4

    Highfi Video h.264 AAC 864×480 500kbs
    http://twit.cachefly.net/video/dksh/dksh0087/dksh0087_h264b_864x480_500.mp4

    Audio 64Kbs mp3
    http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/twit.cachefly.net/dksh0087.mp3

    these resolve link are redirects that leo uses to track audience numbers

    enjoy everybody :D

  12. malefue

    thanks a lot, Un1v3rs4L!

    phil plait and zach weiner, a dream come true^^

  13. Kmarion

    I was anticipating more science content. :(

  14. James

    you should take the embedded player off posts like these after you’re done, when the page loads a split second of what ever’s live plays, enough for a jarring suprise

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