wiki:TheTwistedShowWorkflow

Version 4 (modified by oubiwann, 7 years ago) (diff)

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The Twisted Show Workflow

  1. Get approval, schedule the interview, obtain links and background information
  2. Create a list of questions, topics to cover, etc., optionally sharing them with the interviewee
  3. Conduct the interview, recording the conversation (Audio Hijack + Skype are a good set of tools on Mac OS X)
  4. Create a wiki page with a page name of the form "InterviewPERSONORGNAMEYYYYMM"
    • Add a section describing the person or organization
    • Provide a list of the people interviewed as well as who conducted the interview
    • For the body of the wiki page, follow the instructions below, depending upon the medium
    • At the end of the body, add a section for "Resources", to include such things as company links, news articles, other interviews, blogs, software projects, etc.

Text Media: Transcripts

This one's easy:

  1. Transcribe the text and edit it.
  2. Paste it to the wiki page, bolding the questions for easy visual cueing by readers.

Audio Media: Podcasts

This one's much more involved:

  1. Save the audio interview as .ogg, editing out as much noise as possible
  2. Upload the audio files to archive.org using the tmlabs account (contact oubiwann for user/password info)
    • tag content
  3. Upload logo
  4. Update wiki page with links to uploaded material on archive.org
  5. Create blog post on http://thetwistedshow.blogspot.com
    • line feed setting
    • podcast setting
    • enclosures
  6. Check iTunes
    • In order to post to iTunes, we had to submit the feed via this URL.
    • If that link is broken and you need to submit another feed, try this page.
    • Open iTunes and [... TBD]
  7. Update news on launchpad
  8. Create a labs.tm.com blog post announcing the interview