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AWS CLI and Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)
We use AWS with MFA and also want to use the command line API.  It turns out this is a bit tricky and poorly documented... To use the AWS CLI with MFA enabled Go into AWS IAM and get the MFA token identifier for your user it will look like 'arn:aws:iam::123...
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Apple 'new' TV - same but different
The 'new'
apple TV is an interesting beast - its new, from Apple and has a great demo,
but most of the concepts are out there in the market and not really new.
However the same could be said of the iPod or iPhone - yet those products
changed how people beha...
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I have been watching more non-linear TV for a long time than live. It seems that now lots of other people are doing the same. I suspect in 5-10 years live will be only for actual live events!

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More possible disruption as video market changes. What ever happens TV companies will need to change fast!

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Netscape plugins about to stop working in Chrome for Mac http://feedly.com/e/IwP_UPYQ this breaks most drm except widevine.

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Thanks @apple for the free album - plays great in Google Music :)
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It was my cats birthday on Sunday, while we out someone (mysterious) dropped off a pile of cat food. Maybe there is a cat birthday fairy???
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DASH and HLS packaging
One of most popular articles on this blog is one from 2011 where I document how to prep video for HLS using free tools... So here's a follow up. For a demo I recently needed to package content in both HLS and DASH. My original commands don't quite work stil...
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Data is key to getting TV to reach consumers
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