Watching The Economist Videographics and Video Podcasts via Boxee on DeliTV
I’m just such a glutton for punishment… the slightest external interest in things that might be OUseful, and like a whotsit chasing a doo dah, I can’t but bite… So for example: in Videographics from the Economist last week(?!), @deburca wrote:
The Economist now has an interesting section on videographics, each of which can be downloaded or embedded into blogs, teaching resources etc.
An RSS feed is also available which may be a useful channel addition for Tony Hirst’s Delitv project
Like this at the top?
and this sort of content…?
So here’s the pipework… after a quick glance at the Economist video RSS feeds page that @deburca linked to:
and a brief sigh that they don’t make an OPML feed available, I produced a quick pipe that scrapes the page to generate a feed containing links to each of the different video ‘programme’ feeds, rewriting the http:// part of the the URL to the rss:// protocol that Boxee expects:
If you bookmark the pipe URI – http://pipes.yahoo.com/ouseful/dtv_economist – to a DeliTV tag on your delicious account, the Economist programme feeds should appear wherever you’ve tag-programmed them to….
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