[Web4lib] Slideshare "slidecast" unstable?

Brian Gray mindspiral at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 18:24:28 EDT 2010

It appears something is wrong with their website currently. My presentation
from March that had sound is either missing the sound now or it is not

Brian Gray
mindspiral at gmail.com
bcg8 at case.edy

On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 4:07 PM, <bluehat at mail.com> wrote:

> Dear Colleagues,
> I know that many of you have probably posted slideshows to slideshare.net.  I attempted (supposedly successfully) to link an MP3 file of a narration
> to  a PPT presentation that I had on Slideshare. Then to make a slidecast I
> tried to synchronize the linked MP3 narration to the slideshow. When I was
> done I ran the presentation, but there was no sound.
> I also see tutorials on slideshare about making slidecasts -- and when I
> view these, they have no sound. Not only that, but people are commenting "I
> like irony, but if slidecasts imply sound, how come there isn't any?"
> (Incidentally my computer has sound)
> Have any of you experienced this quirky slidecast problem in slideshare? Is
> there a way around it? What have you done to solve it?
> I like AuthorSTREAM much better, but I thought I'd give this slidecast
> thing on Slideshare a try; I was unsuccessful.
> Any comments will be appreciated! Thanks.
> Nick Tomaiuolo
> Instruction Librarian
> Central CT State University
> Burritt Library
> New Britain, CT 06050
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