As schools and universities are shutting down around the globe due to COVID-19, many of us in academia are wondering how we can get up to speed and establish a stable workflow to get our podcasts, online lectures, and tutorials out there for our students. Open source software (OSS) has a key role to play in this situation for many reasons, including:
When you start streaming with Meerkat, the stream is automatically announced on Twitter in a tweet with a link to the stream on the MeerkatApp.co website. It’s also announced inside the app for users who are following you on Twitter and also using Meerkat.
Replies to the tweet are treated as comments, which show up superimposed on the live-streaming video, at least for users who are viewing in the app.
Understanding the Meerkat live-streaming magic | Computerworld http://www.computerworld.com/article/2896228/understanding-the-meerkat-live-streaming-magic.html#jump
This is intriguing, but I’m not sure it’s enough to get me to fire up my iPad.