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Troy Ablan
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Bytebeat - A genre of electronic music created by formulas and very simple computer programs.  I had created one sometime last year, and became determined to get it down to tweetable size, command line and all.   For more examples and some nice visualizations of ones that others have created, just Google search "bytebeat", otherwise enjoy my example linked below.  Perl and the play command from the sox package are required, available on most Linux distros.

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This is about the best material you can find for the Chrome Cloud-to-Butt extension.
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I've used nifty stuff in /proc to get at deleted but open files, but I hadn't thought of this.  Good tip. :)
$ tmux attach
protocol version mismatch (client 7, server 6)

#$^#^# what now?? Aha...

$ pgrep tmux
3429
$ /proc/3429/exe attach

magic... and handy when continuing a Debian release upgrade ;)

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Google's becoming too clever with assembling rapid-fire photos.  It even figured one of them could be stitched into a panorama (too blurry to post).
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The NSA allegedly has received a wholesale amount of data from Verizon and probably others.  The executive branch argues that the search is reasonable because the data they've requested and received is not the content of communication, but simply "metadata" -- call origin, destination, duration, cell site info, etc, which are supposedly not as intrusive or revealing.  If that is so, why are they so keen to keep secret the programs' existence themselves?  Why is Google forbidden to report the scope and number of NSLs it receives?  This too, is metadata.  They can't have it both ways.

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The more you know... o_O

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Troy Ablan was in a video call. <a class='ot-hashtag' href='https://plus.google.com/s/%23hangoutsonair'>#hangoutsonair</a>

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Troy Ablan was in a video call with 8 people. <a class='ot-hashtag' href='https://plus.google.com/s/%23hangoutsonair'>#hangoutsonair</a>Tom M, Ben Nicholson, Mark Astrauskas, Eugene E. Kashpureff Jr, Hector Caceres, Colby Klein, Michael Astrauskas, and John Ta

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Started polling my Vera 3 and graphing it in cacti.  Might get some interesting data out of it.

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Troy Ablan hung out with 5 people. <a class='ot-hashtag' href='https://plus.google.com/s/%23hangoutsonair'>#hangoutsonair</a>Ben Nicholson, John Ta, Michael Astrauskas, Mark Astrauskas, and Tora Mulligan
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