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Why Youtube’s algorithms push extreme content on every possible subject / Boing Boing

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/10/05

Food for thought: [WayBack] Why Youtube’s algorithms push extreme content on every possible subject / Boing Boing.

the problems of Youtube’s recommender algorithms might be that they overdistil your preferences. Since they’re aiming for “engagement” — a word I am beginning to loathe with an unsettling level of emotion — the real problem with these algorithms is they’re constantly aiming to create an epic sense of drama and newness

More in depth at [WayBackOpinion | YouTube, the Great Radicalizer – The New York Times

Via [WayBack] Kristian Köhntopp – Google+.

–jeroen

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YouTube videos in Markdown – via Markdown Cheatsheet · adam-p

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/02/28

Clever, as I didn’t know you could directly refer to the YouTube preview image using the “/0.jpg” trick:

Youtube videos

They can’t be added directly but you can add an image with a link to the video like this:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YOUTUBE_VIDEO_ID_HERE
" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/YOUTUBE_VIDEO_ID_HERE/0.jpg" 
alt="IMAGE ALT TEXT HERE" width="240" height="180" border="10" /></a>

Or, in pure Markdown, but losing the image sizing and border:

[![IMAGE ALT TEXT HERE](http://img.youtube.com/vi/YOUTUBE_VIDEO_ID_HERE/0.jpg)](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOUTUBE_VIDEO_ID_HERE)

Source: [WayBackMarkdown Cheatsheet · adam-p/markdown-here Wiki · GitHub

Gif using gifs.com

If you allow using resources outside of YouTube, then you can use gifs.com to render the video into a gif image and use that image in the above construct.

I tried that with a few seconds from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHOpw55TI-U which resulted in https://gifs.com/gif/liquid-prompt-Lg1kPp and the gif file https://j.gifs.com/Lg1kPp.gif

via: [WayBackflash – How to embed a video into GitHub README.md? – Stack Overflow (thanks [WayBackaloisdg for answering)

–jeroen

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Arjen Lubach in NTR | College Tour 

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/05/22

youtube-dl https://www.npo.nl/college-tour/12-05-2017/VPWON_1267708

Werving:

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How to Download YouTube 4K Videos with Youtube-dl Script

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/05/12

Interesting Python script: https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl [WayBack]

Source: How to Download YouTube 4K Videos with Youtube-dl Script [WayBack]

via:

 

 

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YouTube to MP4 & MP3 Converter and Video Download – ClipConverter.cc

Posted by jpluimers on 2017/03/10

Every now and then I want to download or play a (fragment of a) YouTube video.

This is what I use to grab the video as music: YouTube to MP4 & MP3 Converter and Video Download – ClipConverter.cc

Then I use Audacity to create fragments.

–jeroen

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