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Archive for the ‘YouTube’ Category

Google YouTube Keyboard Shortcuts – Windows – U-M Google

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/09/20

Cool table via the University of Michigan’s Google Apps for Education [Archive.is/WayBack]:

Note: These shortcuts will only work when the video player is in focus. To move the focus try pressing the spacebar to pause and then play the video.

Action Shortcut
Toggle play/pause the video
k or Spacebar
Go back 5 seconds
Left arrow
Go back 10 seconds
j
Go forward 5 seconds
Right arrow
Go forward 10 seconds
l
Skip to a particular section of the video (e.g., 5 goes to the video midpoint)
Numbers 1-9 (not the keypad numbers)
Restart video
0 (not the keypad number)
Go to Full Screen mode f
Exit Full Screen mode
Escape
Go to beginning of video
Home
Go to end of video
End
Increase volume 5%
Up arrow
Decrease volume 5%
Down arrow
Increase speed
Shift+> (may not work in all browsers)
Decrease speed
Shift+< (may not work in all browsers)
Move forward 1 frame when video is paused . (period)
Move backward 1 frame when video is paused , (comma)
Mute/unmute video m
Turn captions on/off c
Cycle through options for caption background color b

 

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How to Block Ads on YouTube App for Android?

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/03/18

The Android Google YouTube application is showing more and more ads, mostly irrelevant, and has moved the “skip video” button outside of the “countdown timer” control. 

Right now, there is no video – not even short videos lasting like 10 seconds – that goes without ads.

Time to research [WayBack] How to Block Ads on YouTube App for Android?.

The  most promising solutions:

–jeroen

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5 Simple Steps to Install Youtube Vanced Edition (No Root Needed) – Saint – watch without ads

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/01/11

Interesting [WayBack] 5 Simple Steps to Install Youtube Vanced Edition (No Root Needed) – Saint

You want to listen to your YouTube playlist in peace without any pesky ads and with a dark theme.YouTube Vanced is a pretty well known modded version of YouTube.

Via: [WayBack] Software-update: Pi-hole 4.0 – IT Pro – Downloads – Tweakers

–jeroen

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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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