Bach Meets High Tech in a Wisconsin Public Radio Broadcast Experiment

June 24, 2012

[Reprinted from opengoldberg.wpr.org]

On June 24, 2012 Wisconsin Public Radio, in partnership with Open Goldberg Variations and MuseScore, built on its tradition of innovation. For the first time in history, radio listeners were able to follow the digital score of a broadcast recording as it was broadcast.

If you missed the opportunity to hear on the radio and watch online the new public domain arrangement of Bach's Goldberg Variations, you can still:

What <audio> means for public radio

May 28, 2012

On Wednesday this week (May 30), I will be taking part in a "first of a kind webinar" about the state of audio and video on the web. I consider myself very lucky to be speaking beside some esteemed leaders from the public media technology community.

Upcoming presentations

February 1, 2012

In the coming month or so, I will be giving a number of talks concerning Drupal and public media:

February 2
"Open source software in public media"
Wisconsin Public Radio (Madison, WI)

Febraury 22
Drupal in Public Media
Twin Cities Drupal User Group (Minneapolis, MN)

February 27
"How ttbook.org makes use of Drupal"
PRI: Public Radio International (Minneapolis, MN)

Opening a menu link in a new window

November 20, 2011
In Drupal, it seems like it should be easy to configure external menu links to open in a new window, but I could not find clear instructions for doing so in Drupal 7. If this needs to be done in numerous places, the easiest way to get this done might be to install the External Links module. However, for a single link (menu item) I found the simplest and quickest way to get this done was to implement hook_menu_link_alter()

Drupal Clean URLs on Mac OS X 10.6

June 27, 2011

Depending on your development environment, there are various things you might have to do to enable clean URLs in Drupal -- this is how I did it using the Apache web server built in to Mac OS X 10.6: