I want to watch the snow but I also want to work in my studio. Technology to the rescue!
(iPhone 6S recording a time lapse while sharing its screen to my old Apple TV which is also being intercepted by my Mirabox HDMI capture device.)
This is a variation on the setup I used during last year's snowpocalypse, although that time I was using 5KPlayer as the streaming target and used OBS Display Capture to capture it. This was fragile and slow and terrible and 5KPlayer installs a lot of crapware and takes over a bunch of file extensions so I'd rather not use that again.
And I'd upgraded to a newer AppleTV since then so I had this old third-gen one just hanging around anyway.
I kinda feel like streaming this. Are there any streaming services which are friendly to unattended cams? I know twitch.tv frowns upon that and I don't think picarto is friendly to it either. I suppose YouTube Live might be an option though? Yeah I think I'll do that.
I ended up spending so much time tweaking my fucking stream that I never got around to doing the stuff in the studio oops
the icing on the top is that there was only like 15 minutes of actual snow today (but the current prediction is that more will start at 9 PM or so)
oops no now it's 11 PM
the stream is still up, incidentally. I wonder how long YouTube will let it run for.
oh I guess I should also make sure my iPhone has enough storage to keep going, if that shuts down the stream gets very boring
Okay I shut the stream off for tonight. If it’s snowing again tomorrow I’ll start it back up. This was way less exciting than last year.
@fluffy I think my desk is messier than yours, but I don't know if that's a win or a loss. 🤷♂️
@fluffy over here in northern bellevue it's been a proper winter wonderland since last night
@ky0ko I’ve heard that even the other end of Capitol Hill has been too. I wonder what weird weather pocket south Capitol Hill is in.
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