Back From the Dead

By BitcoDavid Well, I’m back. For the past 2 weeks or so, I’ve been in Dante’s 9th circle of network upgrades. We now have a full terabyte – 4 processor hive for editing videos, and a domain controller running our 10 pcs in Active directory. I finally have my own registered domain name – BitcoDavid.com. […]

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ASL Kids do Wizard of Oz

By BitcoDavid Have a half an hour to kill, and wanna have some great fun? You’ll love this ASL version of the Wizard of Oz, performed by Eyes Alive! they are an elementary school performing arts group at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind. The kids are just great, and it’s good […]

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This Video Will Rock Your World

By BitcoDavid Jeffrey Swartz posted a link to his latest blog story on the ASL Learner’s group. He makes numerous valid points on his own, but at the bottom of the post he embedded this video. After watching it, I knew I had to post it as well. This video is utterly amazing, and it […]

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Excellent Interview Video on Solitary from WGBH

By BitcoDavid The following video comes from Boston’s WGBH TV. The video presents a number of interesting facts regarding solitary confinement, including that it’s expensive, and poses a public safety threat. We know it’s torture, and we know that it destroys minds and crushes souls – but many argue that prisoners deserve no better. Well, […]

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A Must See Video Says it All

By BitcoDavid I got this from PrisonMovement’s Weblog‘s  FaceBook page. This video says exactly what I’ve been trying to tell people, all along. A great watch, from Beyond Bars and Brave New Films. BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was an audio engineer, a videographer, a teacher – […]

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26 Minutes in the SHU

By BitcoDavid Much thanks and respect to Moorbey who originally posted this – well originally for us, anyway. It was actually posted on YouTube by KQED News. It was shot by the security camera in one of the exercise pens at Pelican Bay. I post it here with the following nugget of food for thought. […]

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LockUp / X’ed Out: A Video Documentary

By BitcoDavid This video was originally aired on MSNBC, but I found it on BGTV. I can’t caption it, because it’s 45 minutes long, but it’s a YouTube embed, so you can use their automated CC button if you need captioning. BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was […]

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Amazing ASL Video Informs About Domestic Abuse

By BitcoDavid This video, originally posted to YouTube by DeafHope, was featured on Bellamie Harvard’s The Broken Phoenix Blog. Not only is the message powerful and enlightening – but the Sign is beautiful. Maybe someday, I’ll be able to sign this well. BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he […]

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Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Video Now Online

By BitcoDavid I was chatting over a plate of Edamame, with my good friend Quentin Tarantino  the other day, when he said, “BitcoDavid – dude! You did such a great job on Shanna Groves’ Stop Hearing Loss Bullying campaign video, I’m totally jealous of your immense talent.” Well, all kidding aside – I’m deeply grateful […]

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Broken Sign: Important Announcement from BitcoDavid

By BitcoDavid I must admit, I learned this the same way a Japanese rock singer learns an American song. Nonetheless, I’m pretty proud of myself. If you would be interested in doing this, use the contact form below. Please hurry, the window of opportunity is closing fast. Shooting is scheduled for the 1st week in […]

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Marsha Graham Part 2

By BitcoDavid I strongly suggest you watch these two videos. Ms. Graham’s personal story is fascinating, and her insight into the Deaf Community and law enforcement is both informed and entertaining. — BD [OK. It looks to be good now. I went back to the original mpeg, re-edited it and re-rendered it.] BitcoDavid is a […]

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Marsha Graham’s Presentation Part 1

By BitcoDavid BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was an audio engineer, a videographer, a teacher – even a cab driver. He is an avid health and fitness enthusiast and a Pro/Am boxer. He has spent years working with diet and exercise to combat obesity and obesity related […]

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Here’s the Conclusion of The Brookline PD’s Presentation

By BitcoDavid BitcoDavid is a blogger and a blog site consultant. In former lives, he was an audio engineer, a videographer, a teacher – even a cab driver. He is an avid health and fitness enthusiast and a Pro/Am boxer. He has spent years working with diet and exercise to combat obesity and obesity related […]

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First Video Installment – Brookline PD

By BitcoDavid In order to maintain some continuity, I opted to make the first available video installment, the 1st section of the presentation by the Brookline Police, so as to fit in with the previous post. The video isn’t captioned, but there is a live interpreter in frame. If you need more help understanding it, […]

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He Was About to Take Out His Gun

By BitcoDavid Craig Egan made this video after he had a harrowing experience with a security guard. He writes, ” I am traumatized! Please watch my video from the beginning to the end. I am sending one STRONG message that everybody needs to build a better deaf awareness.” Apparently Egan was attempting to gain access […]

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Romancing the Wind

By Joanne Greenberg Next time someone tells you to go fly a kite, show them this. Ray Bethell is in his 80s, and Deaf. A Canadian, Ray comes to the Washington State Kite Festival every year. He flies 3 kites. Two with his hands and one attached to his waist. The audience signals their applause […]

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San Francisco Animator Explains Drug War

By BitcoDavid This video by I Shot Him, a San Francisco based graphics studio, details the effects of America’s drug war, in Mexico and chronicles the violence by Mexican Cartels and the military. The video is also available on YouTube, but only with their speech recognition captioning, which even in a simple – single voice […]

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An Excellent Video From DeafInc

By BitcoDavid This video is geared towards Police officers to help them communicate with Deaf individuals. It is a wealth of valuable information for all of us however. It’s extremely well made, making use of split screen and P.O.V. shots. It’s fully captioned and narrated in ASL. Well worth the watch. BitcoDavid is a blogger […]

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