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In: Uncategorized10 Jun 2010
One of those laws that everyone thinks they know, but no one can really identify, is supposed to make it illegal to divulge or disseminate information you hear on the scanner. RadioReference seems to have thoroughly debunked it, though, using an obscure technique known as “Looking the law up and seeing what it says.” In [...]
In: Uncategorized4 Jun 2010
I’m posting this in the hopes that the next person stumped by this will find it… Using Mac Ports, I just tried to install mtr, but received a cryptic error during compilation: Error: Target org.macports.configure returned: configure failure: shell command ” cd “/opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_ports_net_mtr/work/mtr-0.75″ && ./configure –prefix=/opt/local –without-gtk ” returned error 77 This didn’t convey much [...]
TuneUp is a program that works in conjunction with iTunes to go through all your generic music and clean it up: fixing metadata and grabbing cover art. I tried a free trial and found that it worked, so I bought it when I found it on sale a while ago. I have copious amounts of [...]
Yesterday, I realized something: by givings a thumbs-up to songs that were mildly tolerable, I was encouraging Pandora to play more tolerable music. In an instant, my whole strategy changed. Instead of givings a thumbs-up to anything that was okay, I only give a thumbs-up to a song if I’d consider buying it. And a [...]