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April 22, 2010

TNH on web TV
Posted by Patrick at 09:10 PM * 23 comments

Tummelvision explores the art of social engagement in tech, business, and culture, live every Thursday at 7:00-8:30 PST (10:00-11:30 EDT) on It’s short notice, but tonight at 10 PM EDT / 7 PM PDT, Teresa will be there, discussing online moderation, community, and all that jazz, with hosts Kevin Marks and Deborah Schultz.

For those who miss it, I assume there’ll be some kind of downloadable archive; we’ll let you know. (Right now TNH is in the living room, being remotely initiated into the higher mysteries of Skype by their kindly tech.)

Comments on TNH on web TV:
#1 ::: Kevin Marks ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 09:38 PM:

Very excited to have Teresa, who gave me the word "Tummler" for this in the first place, on the show.

#2 ::: Larry ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 09:42 PM:

That's awesome! Twit shows tend to be pretty good. I'll be watching.

#3 ::: Kevin Marks ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 09:45 PM:

Also there is an IRC chat room at which we'll keep an eye on during the show if you have comments to add.

#4 ::: kid bitzer ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 10:02 PM:

rumor has it that teresa will not appear on the show herself.

instead, she'll be depicted by herself, wearing a bear suit.

but to make the disguise complete, it will be an *invisible* bear suit.

how this will be received by the faithful is difficult to say.

#5 ::: John Mark Ockerbloom ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 10:07 PM:

Right now (10:05 EDT) I'm seeing a stream of something called "Windows Weekly", not "Tummelvision". Am I looking at the wrong stream, or is the schedule running a bit late?

No one in a bear suit has shown up yet, either.

#6 ::: Patrick Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 10:09 PM:

Evidently they're having Technical Difficulties. Waiting is. Patience is all. Ommmmm.

#7 ::: Larry ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 10:10 PM:

They play old shows between live ones. It's like a network really for web shows. They must be having trouble getting her in the bear suit.

#8 ::: Mark D. ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 10:10 PM:

10:09 EDT - host says "we r running late."

#9 ::: dilbert dogbert ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 10:29 PM:

Wa Hoppin to your web page?? Looks quite simple like a bunch of HTML or sum thin. My browser?

#10 ::: dilbert dogbert ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 10:31 PM:

Works ok in IE. So som thin wrong with Firefox.

#11 ::: Patrick Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: April 22, 2010, 10:34 PM:

It appears to be now happening.

#12 ::: Teresa Nielsen Hayden ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2010, 12:02 AM:

Dang, that was fun, even though I didn't realize for about twenty minutes that I was visible.

This has been an episode of What Moderators Talk About. To us, it's fascinating.

#13 ::: Dave Bell ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2010, 01:47 AM:

So, should Teresa have worn a bear suit?

#14 ::: Linkmeister ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2010, 02:21 AM:

Dave Bell @ #13, She did! Didn't you see it?

#15 ::: Dave Bell ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2010, 07:20 AM:

All we want are the facts, Ma'am.

#16 ::: Mark D. ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2010, 07:20 AM:

TNH - it was very nice to hear your voice.

I wasn't able to stay up for all of it, but at the beginning you referred to the early mimeograph fanzines as "many to many" communication. Didn't the "hand that turned the crank rule the world?" In other words, why wasn't it "one to many"?

#17 ::: Lin Daniel ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2010, 10:51 AM:

I clicked Kevin @3's link on Tummler, and found a wondrous quote:

"have someone there cherishing the conversation, setting the tone, creating a space to speak, and rapidly segregating those intent on damage."

Cherished. Very apt.

I'm looking forward to watching the recording when it becomes available.

#18 ::: Lin Daniel ::: (view all by) ::: April 23, 2010, 10:53 AM:

Kevin @1, rather

#19 ::: Nicole J. LeBoeuf-Little ::: (view all by) ::: April 24, 2010, 03:34 PM:

Any word on an archived vid for those of us who missed it?

(My excuse: busy sampling beers in Longmont with a friend soon to be moving out of town. Although, considering the venue had wi-fi, it's not much of an excuse. I will go back in time and raise a snifter of Left Hand's Fade To Black Stout in yer honor.)

#20 ::: Scraps ::: (view all by) ::: April 27, 2010, 05:48 PM:
instead, she'll be depicted by herself, wearing a bear suit.

I know this is a reference to Matt Stone and Trey Parker etc, but I insist on thinking of this as a Alasdair Gray reference.

#21 ::: DavidS ::: (view all by) ::: May 21, 2010, 04:10 PM:

The video is now available online.

Towards the end, they talk about doing a follow-up episode. Any word as to when that might be?

#22 ::: TexAnne sees spam ::: (view all by) ::: October 31, 2010, 04:24 PM:

Both fulsome and dull.

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