Transcribing A Video’s Audio Using Google Cloud Text-to-Speech

Navigating a series of pitfalls Background: I created a highlights video recently for the monthly subscriber crown that I run. I figured the highlights video itself was worth posting, but I like to have the speech captioned. I’ve previously written a small script to generate the appropriate transparent PNGs for overlaying, but that was for […]

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ffmpeg: error while loading shared libraries: libavdevice.so.59: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

tl;dr: read the compile guide, and set a PREFIX and / or LD_LIBRARY_PATH I did something I don’t normally do and compiled ffmpeg today, since the ffmpeg-user mailing list requires/strongly prefers/only supports current git head. I was doing this as I had some broken AVI files and wondered if they were salvageable: Since it’s been […]

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How to Quickly Set Up a Development Matrix Homeserver (with bonus Traefik routing)

tl;dr: use matrix-docker-ansible-deploy, you might be most interested in reading about the traefik aspect What’s All This About? I like Matrix for messaging / group chats. I like an open ecosystem, which gives people the choice of running their own services. Browsing the list of bridges listed on matrix.org (a bridge connects another service — […]

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