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Hacker Public Radio is a podcast that releases shows every weekday Monday through Friday. Our shows are produced by the community and can be on any topic that is "of interest to hackers".

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Jul 20, 2018 Ken Fallon
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Summary: We celebrate the history of hackers, with a nod to the old skool phreak community. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2600 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2600/hpr2600_source.flac 2600 Hz is a frequency in hertz (cycles per second) that was used by AT&T as a steady signal to mark currently unused long-distance telephone lines. A blue box is an electronic device that generates the in-band signaling audio tones formerly used to control long-distance...
Topics: 2600, Blue Box, Phreaking, Radio FreeK America
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Jul 19, 2018 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Ken cobbles together a bluetooth adapter for any 3.5mm headphone Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2599 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2599/hpr2599_source.wav There was a time when the perfect lightweight podcast listening station was a sansa clip running Rockbox connected to a set of SHE3600/97 Philips In-Ear Headphones . Alas Philips stopped producing the SHE3600/97. SanDisk reduced the specs of the clips, so Rockbox is no longer supported. We're left...
Topics: life hack, earphone, bluetooth
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Jul 18, 2018 tuturto
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Summary: tuturto talks about calculating planetary orbits Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2598 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2598/hpr2598_source.flac Function signatures (it might or might not be helpful to have these at hand while listening): Helpers: radToDeg :: Floating a => a -> a degToRad :: Floating a => a -> a clamp :: Float -> Float Time: day :: Int -> Int -> Int -> Float -> Day Float Orbital...
Topic: haskell astronomy
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Jul 17, 2018 Jon Kulp
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Summary: A response to Ken Fallon's episode about how to check whether your remote is working or not. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2597 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2597/hpr2597_source.mp3 After listening to Ken Fallon’s episode about how to check whether your remote is working or not, I checked one of our remotes that had been giving us problems and found that only a couple of the buttons produced the light. Then I found a video on YouTube showing how to...
Topics: Repairs, Remote Controls, Fixing things, Cleaning
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Jul 16, 2018 Dave Morriss
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Summary: Misunderstandings about English grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2596 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2596/hpr2596_source.flac Battling with English - part 2 Further notes about 'then' and 'than' In the last episode I mentioned the confusion between then and than . I referred to the etymology of the two words, but I didn't go into detail. Reading the Online Etymology Dictionary , one interesting point in the page about...
Topics: grammar, spelling, punctuation, word misuse, English, apostrophe
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Jul 13, 2018 Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212
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Summary: This is a short show about another trip to the computer auction and one of my purchases Series: Hardware upgrades Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2595 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2595/hpr2595_source.flac Greetings HPR listeners this is Tony Hughes again coming from Blackpool in the UK. Well, as you heard on my last episode I recently visited the computer auction I frequent here in the UK. If you want to drool over the catalogue at any time their...
Topics: computer auction, laptop
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Summary: A use case for nmtui and general discussion about how to use it Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2594 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2594/hpr2594_source.ogg This is my first show and I am happy to be here! nmtui 's documentation can be found here . You can reach me on the freenode irc network at blu3r4d0n .
Topics: nmtui, networkmanager, linux
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Jul 11, 2018 tuturto
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Summary: Short intro to tabletop wargame called DBA Series: Tabletop Gaming Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2593 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2593/hpr2593_source.flac In this episode tuturto paints rambles about De Bellis Antiquitatis while painting more toy soldiers, so expect long pauses and missing thoughts as he tries to do two things at the same time. De Bellis Antiquitatis (or DBA for short): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Bellis_Antiquitatis While the...
Topic: tabletop gaming
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Jul 10, 2018 sigflup
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Summary: This is a talk with Allison about webites, ruby, os design and other such things. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2592 Come join us and listen to Allison talk about her tech!!! This talk includes subjects like websites, ruby, os design and other such things. Allison's email address: [email protected]
Topics: os, ruby, webdev
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Jul 9, 2018 NYbill
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Summary: NYbill troubleshoots a DIY kit of ken Fallon’s. Series: Hobby Electronics Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2591 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2591/hpr2591_source.flac NYbill troubleshoots a DIY kit of Ken Fallon's. The new toy: AmScope SE400-Z (The microscope has a nice working height underneath it so you can get your hands and tools in there.) The offending chip: http://www.mccsemi.com/up_pdf/SRV05-4L(SOT23-6L).pdf Pics for the episode:...
Topics: DIY, Kit, Electronics, Troubleshooting
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Jul 6, 2018 Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212
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Summary: Just a short show on how I managed to blow the power supply on my desktop PC Series: Hardware upgrades Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2590 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2590/hpr2590_source.flac Greetings Hacker Public Radio listeners, Tony Hughes again coming all the way from Blackpool in the North West of the UK. Originally this show was going to be about some new kit that I have recently bought at my favourite computer auction. However as luck or...
Topics: Computers, Repair, safety
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Summary: A response to Klaatu's very nice series about personal finance. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2589 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2589/hpr2589_source.mp3 Links 403(b) Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans United States Savings Bonds Guitar Maker Robert Ruck
Topics: personal finance, money, saving, retirement
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Jul 4, 2018 tuturto
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Summary: tuturto rambles about how to paint miniatures while painting some toy soldiers Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2588 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2588/hpr2588_source.flac tuturto rambles about miniature painting while painting some ancient British units (horses for chariots to be specific) for De Bellis Antiquitatis. De Bellis Antiquitatis is a quick to learn, quick to play war game for ancient period (and a bit more) -...
Topic: miniatures painting
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Jul 3, 2018 knightwise
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Summary: Knightwise talks about being a geek and his quest to curate the library of his mind Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2587 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2587/hpr2587_source.aiff While cleaning out the gutters, Knightwise talks about cleaning out the digital gutters of his information consumption and looking for geeky ways to get his information fix.
Topics: geek, life, lifestyle
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Jul 2, 2018 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in June 2018 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2586 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2586/hpr2586_source.flac New hosts There were no new hosts this month. Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 2565 Fri 2018-06-01 HPR 2017 New Years Eve show part 7 Various Creative Commons Works 2566 Mon 2018-06-04 HPR Community News for May 2018 HPR Volunteers 2567 Tue 2018-06-05 Son...
Topic: Community News
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Jun 29, 2018 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Yet another amazing life hack from Ken Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2585 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2585/hpr2585_source.wav Ever have a remote control that didn't seem to be working ? With this AMAZING LIFE HACK you can see the unseen OK all it is is looking at the remote using your camera - but still...
Topics: remote control, life hack
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Jun 28, 2018 lostnbronx
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Summary: Lostnbronx examines plot twists, including the different types, and how they can be used. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2584 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2584/hpr2584_source.flac Plot twists come in several varieties, and can produce different effects in stories. They can be powerful tools, done correctly, but quickly become trite and predictable if over-used, or used poorly. What's the best way to include them? And when might it be a mistake to even...
Topics: storytelling, plot twists, lostnbronx
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Jun 27, 2018 TheDUDE
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Summary: Rant on how US sound recordings copyright laws are weird & how I miss Juiced Penguin Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2583 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2583/hpr2583_source.ogg Citations http://www.copyright.gov/docs/sound/ http://www.infotoday.com/searcher/sep12/Hirtle--When-Is-1923-Going-to-Arrive-and-Other-Complications-of-the-U.S.-Public-Domain.shtml
Topics: Juiced Penguin, copyright, public domain
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Jun 26, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: How easy is it for your potential contributors to contribute? Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2582 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2582/hpr2582_source.ogg How easy is it for your potential contributors to contribute? Klaatu looks at three open source and open culture projects to determine how easy they make it for your potential contributors to contribute?
Topic: FLOSS contributions
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Jun 25, 2018 Dave Morriss
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Summary: I bought a Creality Ender 3 3D printer in June 2018. Here are my first impressions of it Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2581 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2581/hpr2581_source.flac My new 3D printer - impressions of the Creality Ender 3 Introduction I have been thinking of buying a 3D printer for a year or so. I had thought of getting a Prusa i3 MK3 in kit form, but although it's cheaper than the built form this printer is not cheap, and I doubted my...
Topic: 3D printer
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Jun 22, 2018 Ahuka
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Summary: This is the story of how I became diabetic and what I did about it. Series: Health and Healthcare Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2580 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2580/hpr2580_source.flac For the last 15 years or so Diabetes has been a central fact in my life, and I needed to learn what to do about it. I think I discovered a way I can live with it and still have a good quality of life http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/default.htm...
Topics: Health, Medicine, Diabetes
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Jun 21, 2018 Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212
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Summary: This is a short show on installing the latest Ubuntu 18.04 onto a laptop and desktop PC Series: Hardware upgrades Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2579 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2579/hpr2579_source.04 Ubuntu Mate 18.04 Good day to all you HPR Listers. Sorry that its been a while since I recorded a show, but as they say life has got in the way over the last few months, and I've spent quite a bit of it away from the home front. As it happens on one of...
Topics: Linux, Ubuntu
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Jun 20, 2018 Honkeymagoo
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Summary: Linuxlugcst episode 102. The lost episode. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2578 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2578/hpr2578_source.ogg This was episode 102 of the LinuxLUGcast. So the LinuxLUGcast is an open podcast/LUG that meets every first and third friday of the month using mumble. This method of running a podcast leaves it open to anyone showing up (which is what we want because it gets difficult for fiftyonefifty and I to come up with topics all...
Topics: linux, computing
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Jun 19, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Howto emigrate Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2577 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2577/hpr2577_source.ogg Confused about leaving your homeland for greener pastures? Maybe this episode will shed some light on the subject. Public domain music from ama-lingua.com . Can you find your national anthem? Do you know all the words to your national anthem? Either way, you should be ashamed of yourself.
Topics: Emigration, visa, permanent residency, citizenship
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Jun 18, 2018 folky
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Summary: I'm recommending 6 podcasts in swedish and german Series: Podcast recommendations Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2576 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2576/hpr2576_source.ogg P1 Språket http://api.sr.se/api/rss/pod/4012 P1 Vetenskapsradion Historia http://api.sr.se/api/rss/pod/4020 Medierna i P1 http://api.sr.se/api/rss/pod/3951 @mediasres http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/podcast-mediasres.762.de.podcast Europa heute...
Topics: podcasts, swedish, german, language, media, europe
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Jun 15, 2018 operat0r
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Summary: I go over a few quick tips for June Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2575 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2575/hpr2575_source.mp3 sites that required two factor tips Referb your can opener Referb your powerwheels Humidifier filter DIY free anonymous email over TOR
Topic: QuickTips
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Jun 14, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu discusses the advantages and disadvantages of going [mostly] cash-only Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2574 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2574/hpr2574_source.ogg Klaatu discusses the advantages and disadvantages of going [mostly] cash-only
Topics: money, finance, life
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Jun 13, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu talks about git rebase Series: Version Control Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2573 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2573/hpr2573_source.ogg A git rebase is like a git merge done through rose-coloured glasses. You can see it for yourself by doing this little experiment. Assuming the alice directory is a valid git repository: $ cd alice $ echo "foo" >> rebase.episode $ git add rebase.episode ; git commit -m 'begin rebase episode' $...
Topics: git, rebase, merge
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Jun 12, 2018 bookewyrmm
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Summary: Listing of items I carry for daily use Series: What's in My Toolkit Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2572 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2572/hpr2572_source.mp3 The bag is a Dell backpack laptop carrier has 5 pockets 2 small side pockets small front accessory pockets medium middle tool pockets large main pocket with interior zippered pocket the padded laptop section is well padded and roomy enough for 2 slim 15" laptops Asus Z54C (W/ 120Gb SSD/ 4Gb...
Topics: daily carry, toolkit
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Jun 11, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu reviews a board game Series: Tabletop Gaming Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2571 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2571/hpr2571_source.ogg Details about Kill Doctor Lucky on Paizo.com.
Topics: game, tabletop
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Jun 8, 2018 Ahuka
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Summary: Penguicon 2018 took place on May 4-6, 2018 in Southfield, Michigan Series: Penguicon Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2570 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2570/hpr2570_source.flac Penguicon 2018 is a combined technology and science fiction convention in Southfield, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, and presents over 500 hours of programming over the entire weekend. Of this, around 100 hours are open source, tech-related. In this episode I tell you about my...
Topic: Penguicon 2018
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Jun 7, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu reviews a board game Series: Tabletop Gaming Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2569 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2569/hpr2569_source.ogg Pandemic Reign of Cthulu Pandemic original edition Mods can be found online. For instance: fractuslearning.com/pandemic-board-game
Topics: game, tabletop
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Jun 6, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: How to manage personal finances. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2568 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2568/hpr2568_source.ogg Personal finances Problem People need to save for retirement. But how do we do that? Conventional wisdom in the USA says that Social Security is your retirement fund. There's no guarantee that will still be around when you retire, and it's entirely out of your hands. It maybe a good bonus, but possibly it isn't something to rely...
Topics: money, finance, life
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Jun 5, 2018 Claudio Miranda
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Summary: I follow-up on my Frotz episode by covering Son of Hunky Punk, a Z-machine interpreter for Android. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2567 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2567/hpr2567_source.flac I follow-up on my Frotz episode by covering Son of Hunky Punk, a Z-machine interpreter for Android. I also test my copy of ZORK I to see if it works as well as it did on Frotz. Links: Son of Hunky Punk - IFWiki http://ifwiki.org/index.php/Son_of_Hunky_Punk Github:...
Topics: Interactive Fiction, interpreter, Android, Son of Hunky Punk, Hunky Punk
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Jun 4, 2018 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in May 2018 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2566 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2566/hpr2566_source.wav New hosts There were no new hosts this month. Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 2542 Tue 2018-05-01 How I helped my dad run a static website using SparkleShare clacke 2543 Wed 2018-05-02 Home Theater - Part 1 Hardware operat0r 2544 Thu 2018-05-03 How I...
Topic: Community News
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Jun 1, 2018 Various Creative Commons Works
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Summary: Part seven of the sixth annual HPR New Year Show. This is the last one. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2565 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2565/hpr2565_source.wav HPR NYE 2017 - 7 http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuiDNTaTdPTGZZzHm0iriGQ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0460681/ http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCggHoXaj8BQHIiPmOxezeWA history buffs http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gpd-pocket-7-0-umpc-laptop-ubuntu-or-win-10-os-laptop--2#/ Why are they...
Topic: HPR new year show 2017
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May 31, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu talks about the Fossil version control system Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2564 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2564/hpr2564_source.ogg Some shownotes for fossil Create a new fossil repository: $ fossil new shownotes Add your work to the repository: $ fossil add shownotes.html Commit your work: $ fossil commit --comment "added shownote HTML file" As a fun exercise, destroy your work. $ echo "klaatu said this was perfectly...
Topics: fossil, sqlite, svn, git, scm
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May 30, 2018 lostnbronx
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Summary: Lostnbronx looks at different uses of action in storytelling. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2563 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2563/hpr2563_source.flac Lostnbronx contrasts what he calls "static action" with "story action", and looks at the functions of these techniques for storytelling in various media. A car chase is action-filled, but so might be a quiet Victorian drawing room, where, at least on the surface of it, nothing is...
Topics: storytelling, action
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May 29, 2018 clacke
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Summary: ... in which clacke takes months (or years?) to buy a laptop, but comes out pretty pleased Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2562 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2562/hpr2562_source.flac After months (or years?) of waffling and false starts I finally bought an ASUS X542U . The advertised specs say "up to", but I don’t have the "up to", I have the baseline 7th gen i3, 128GB SSD, 4 GB RAM. Here’s the rambling story of a laptop purchase...
Topics: laptop, linux, ubuntu, nix, cryptocurrency
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May 28, 2018 MrX
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Summary: A reluctant dog walk after some hand stripping Series: Sound Scapes Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2561 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2561/hpr2561_source.flac An explanation of hand stripping http://www.petguide.com/petcare/dog/grooming-basics-all-about-hand-stripping/ I chopped the recording down a bit as it was originally over an hour long I thought it would just be too monotonous. Listening back to the recording I can't believe it took me so long to...
Topics: dog, walking
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May 25, 2018 Ken Fallon
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Summary: The GDPR becomes enforceable today and Ken gives an overview on what it is and how it effects you. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2560 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2560/hpr2560_source.wav Been getting a lot of updated policy changes lately ? Here's why ! From Wikipedia The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European...
Topics: GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation
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May 24, 2018 MrX
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Summary: In this episode I cover my favourite browser Add-on Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2559 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2559/hpr2559_source.flac My contribution to List of requested shows “Your favourite browser extensions” OneTab Homepage http://www.one-tab.com/ Firefox add-on link http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/onetab/ On Android, I'm lazy and just seem to have fallen into using the chrome browser. The Add-on I'm going to talk...
Topics: Internet, Research, Browser, Firefox, Plug-in, Add-On
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May 23, 2018 Dave Morriss
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Summary: Misunderstandings about English grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2558 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2558/hpr2558_source.flac Battling with English - part 1 Introduction This is the first episode of a series about the English language. In it I want to look at some of the problems people (including myself) have with it. I plan to do several episodes and I want to keep them short. The English language is old and has...
Topics: grammar, spelling, punctuation, word misuse, English
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Summary: For the Fractalide web site, we are using Styx as a site generator. Here's a bit of how and why. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2557 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2557/hpr2557_source.flac I switched phones, and complained about the microphone. It probably made a greater difference that I was recording in 16 kHz Vorbis, because I was on a fresh install of Audio Recorder. Always double-check your settings, and apologies for the quality. I am currently in...
Topics: nix, styx, static site generator
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May 21, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Quasi-philosophical musing about how trust is built both online and in real life Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2556 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2556/hpr2556_source.ogg What is trust? How do you get it? How can you exploit it? How can you keep from being exploited?
Topics: trust, social engineering, gpg, pgp, community
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May 18, 2018 Various Hosts
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Summary: Part six of the sixth annual HPR New Year Show. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2555 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2555/hpr2555_source.wav HPR NYE 2017 - 6 Using Ubuntu with snaps or just using Debian for a home server Building a home firewall What is the best firewall distro Maybe just learn ip tables Fun with virtualization http://riscv.org/ A completely Free Hardware CPU that is gaining press...
Topic: HPR new year show 2017
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May 17, 2018 b-yeezi
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Summary: In part 11 of the series, we string and number built-in functions Series: Learning Awk Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2554 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2554/hpr2554_source.flac Awk Part 11 Gnu Awk Documentation: http://www.gnu.org/software/gawk/manual/gawk.html#String-Functions Numerical functions atan2: arctangent of y / x in randians cos: cosine of x in radians exp: e x int: floor float to int log: natrual log randn: (pseudo) random number between...
Topics: bash, linux, awk
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May 16, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Klaatu helps you understand git HEAD Series: Introduction to Git Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2553 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2553/hpr2553_source.ogg This episode is light on actual commands, and mostly a narrative analysis of what git HEAD is and why it matters to you. Some commands you can try: $ cat ~/path/to/git/repo/.git/HEAD and $ ls ~/path/to/git/repo/.git/refs $ cat ~/path/to/git/repo/.git/refs/master
Topics: git, HEAD, branch, refs
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May 15, 2018 clacke
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Summary: How does stow work, why would you want it and what are its limitations? Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2552 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2552/hpr2552_source.flac stow was perfected in 2002 with stow 1.3.3. Then it was silent for 9 years, and in 2011 stow 2.1.0 came out. It received a few updates until stow 2.2.2 in 2015, but don't worry. It's still relevant, and it won't eat your homework. I don't even know what these 2.x versions are about. You still...
Topics: stow, package manager
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May 14, 2018 NYbill
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Summary: NYbill talks about calibration issues with the Siglent SDS1202X-E oscilloscope Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2551 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2551/hpr2551_source.flac NYbill talks about the Siglent SDS1202X-E oscilloscope and the calibration pitfalls of the BA model over the newer BB model. Pics for the episode: http://media.gunmonkeynet.net/u/nybill/collection/siglent-sds1202x-e/
Topics: test gear, electronics, oscilloscope
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May 11, 2018 klaatu
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Summary: Lostnbronx and Klaatu tag-team an intro to tabletop role-playing games [RPG] Series: Tabletop Gaming Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2550 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2550/hpr2550_source.ogg Have you ever wanted to start playing a tabletop RPG, but weren't sure where to start? In this one-hour episode, Lostnbronx and Klaatu introduce you to role-playing games, including what you need to have in order to get started, how to build a character, what a...
Topics: rpg, intro, howto, tutorial, dnd, pathfinder, opend6, ogl
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May 10, 2018 Archer72
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Summary: How I put an older machine and a little cash to repurpose it. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2549 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2549/hpr2549_source.ogg Had a tower with a bad motherboard. Wife found one at the Savers (Goodwill) for $8 Board worked, but had no video Bought a 8mb video card for $10 Power supply fan seized, $10, Got a warning about danger of opening up a power supply. Distro should be on a USB key, and run headless Easy way to back up the...
Topics: ripping, movies, hardware, repurpose
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May 9, 2018 lostnbronx
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Summary: Lostnbronx looks at why single or multiple main characters are better in stories. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2548 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2548/hpr2548_source.flac Lostnbronx goes over the narrative technique of using one main character to tell a story, as opposed to using multiple characters. What advantage, if any, does so-called "head-hopping" have, over focusing on a single character at a time? Why is it sometimes better to do...
Topics: storytelling, writing, characters, lostnbronx
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May 8, 2018 clacke
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Summary: In which I talk briefly about the history of MSYS2 and Cygwin and why you might want MSYS2 Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2547 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2547/hpr2547_source.flac In the beginning there was Cygwin , by Cygnus Solutions (later acquired by Red Hat), then came msys , a lightweight derivative with no package manager, no fancy integration tools, just the bare minimum necessary to support a gcc compiler and the GNU autotools. msys2 is...
Topics: msys2, cygwin, windows, command-line, pacman, package manager
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May 7, 2018 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: Ken is on his own and talks about shows released and comments posted in April 2018 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2546 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2546/hpr2546_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new hosts: tuturto , bookewyrmm . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 2521 Mon 2018-04-02 HPR Community News for March 2018 HPR Volunteers 2522 Tue 2018-04-03 Flashbacks In Storytelling lostnbronx 2523 Wed 2018-04-04 Run...
Topic: Community News
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May 4, 2018 Various Hosts
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Summary: Part five of the sixth annual HPR New Year Show. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2545 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2545/hpr2545_source.ogg HPR NYE 2017 - 5 Guitar Talk, Les Pauls, Strats, etc. SG, Flying V, Squire ... etc. Social media discussion, Twitter, Mastodon, G+ Opensource licenses More autism discussion New drugs that make you live longer notalion participated in http://www.holidayhackchallenge.com/2017/
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Summary: In show 2493 I listed some of my YT subscriptions - here's how Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2544 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2544/hpr2544_source.flac How I prepared episode 2493: YouTube Subscriptions - update Introduction In show 2493 I listed a number of the YouTube channels I watch. Some of what I did to prepare the notes was to cut and paste information from YouTube pages, but the basic list itself was generated programmatically. I thought the...
Topics: YouTube, OPML, XML, xmlstarlet, Template Toolkit
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May 2, 2018 operat0r
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Summary: I go over my Home Theater / Media setup starting with Hardware Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2543 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2543/hpr2543_source.mp3 Onkyo TX-NR575 7.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-TX-NR575-Channel-Network-Receiver/dp/B06XVFY3M8 Onkyo Android App Zoomtak 2.4G Wireless Mini Keyboard Multifunctional Backlit with Infrared Remote Learning for Android Tv Box, IPTV,HTPC, PS3, Xbox 360, Windows, MAC, Linux OS...
Topic: Home Theater
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Summary: In which I describe my setup of SparkleShare and GitLab Pages to maintain a static website Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2542 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2542/hpr2542_source.flac My #hprep tag up on Heldscalla serves as inspiration for times like this, when I should just record something while I have the chance. Suggest more topics for me to orate about and I'll put them up there! In this episode I'm talking about how I've set up SparkleShare (web...
Topics: sparkleshare, static website, gitlab pages
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Apr 30, 2018 lostnbronx
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Summary: Lostnbronx demonstrates the effectiveness of his new microphone wind screen. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2541 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2541/hpr2541_source.flac This is just a quick demo of my new microphone wind screen muff. Though you can still hear some wind noise getting through when especially sharp gusts roll by, I think you'll agree the difference with and without the screen is dramatic. The Movo is not perfect, and will not stop all wind...
Topics: recording, wind screen, muff, outdoors, lostnbronx
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Apr 27, 2018 Ahuka
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Summary: TLS 1.3 is the newest protocol standard for secure communications on the Web. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2540 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2540/hpr2540_source.flac TLS 1.3 was just adopted, and it provides improved security for all Web communications. We take a look at what the protocol says and look at the controversies around its adoption. http://www.zwilnik.com/?page_id=980 Links:...
Topics: Ephemeral Diffie-Hellman, Encryption, TLS
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Apr 26, 2018 operat0r
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Summary: operat0r Interviews Austin Lee Series: Interviews Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2539 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2539/hpr2539_source.mp3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktbiNmxFuZs RAW: http://rmccurdy.com/stuff/Austen_Lee.zip
Topic: interview
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Apr 25, 2018 knightwise
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Summary: Knightwise talks about the new geek infrastructure in his house Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2538 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2538/hpr2538_source.aiff Moving house gives you plenty of possibilities. While painting the Living room I talk about the geeky infrastructure of my new house and how I plan to set it up.
Topics: ubiquity, wifi, network, firewall, server
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Apr 24, 2018 clacke
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Summary: In which I update the recommendation from HPR 1877: Just use Audio Recorder! Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2537 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2537/hpr2537_source.flac This is an update to hpr1877 :: Recording HPR on the fly on your Android phone . I thought that was two years ago, but wow it's even two and a half years ago, back in late 2015. Updated recommendation! Back in #1877 I said that you could go with this app because it has these nice...
Topics: android, recording, hpr
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Summary: Lostnbronx examines points-of-view and tenses in storytelling. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2536 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2536/hpr2536_source.flac Lostnbronx takes a breezy look at narrative points-of-view, as well as temporal tenses in storytelling. What are they, how do they differ, and why might one be better than another in a particular situation?
Topics: storytelling, stories, pov, tense, writing, lostnbronx
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Apr 20, 2018 Various Hosts
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Summary: Part four of the sixth annual HPR New Year Show. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2535 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2535/hpr2535_source.ogg HPR NYE 2017 - 4 Ken Fallon is testing booger sized components http://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/polarity/diode-and-led-polarity urandom-podcast.info mentioned - AGAIN Pi & SBC discussion Google & Amazon privacy concerns Mrs Xoxe joins in We speak about Autism some more, Death of Salesman. Selling...
Topic: HPR new year show 2017
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Apr 19, 2018 knightwise
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Summary: Knightwise talks about moving his company email to Office 365 Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2534 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2534/hpr2534_source.aiff A couple of weeks ago we moved to a new house and I had some time on my hands to talk to you guys while painting the ceiling. Moving was very much on the forefront of my mind since I also recently moved my company's Email platform to Office 365. As a cross platform slider with a foot in each major...
Topics: office, microsoft, windows, 365, move, Migrate, google, Gmail
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Apr 18, 2018 operat0r
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Summary: I got over my approach for most mobile/web app pentesting Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2533 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2533/hpr2533_source.mp3 http://rmccurdy.com/scripts/videos/rmccurdy_com/HPR_ABC.mp4 more burp/android videos: http://rmccurdy.com/scripts/videos/rmccurdy_com/Star%20Wars%20Galaxy%20of%20Heroes%20Hacking%20Failsause.mp4...
Topics: burp suite, android, pentesting
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Apr 17, 2018 thelovebug
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Summary: The TuxJam guys introduce and invite the HPR community to join them at Podcrawl Glasgow in July 2018 Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2532 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2532/hpr2532_source.flac HPR Podcrawl 2018 Dave , Kevie , and Andrew - hosts of TuxJam - take you via a slightly elongated route to an upcoming event. The event Podcrawl Glasgow 2018 Saturday 28 July 2018 from 18:00 starting at The State Bar, Holland Street, G2 4NG Dave's mistake A minor...
Topics: podcrawl, event, beer, whisky, cigars, Creative Commons, music, Linux, tech, chunder
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Apr 16, 2018 lostnbronx
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Summary: Lostnbronx shares some thoughts about the nature of plot and story in storytelling. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2531 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2531/hpr2531_source.flac Lostnbronx talks about plot and story, as well as characters and backgrounds, in storytelling of all types. These things are closely tied together, and a problem with one can easily be a problem with all.
Topics: storytelling, plot, story, character, background, lostnbronx
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Apr 13, 2018 Ahuka
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Summary: This is the Introduction to a series on health and taking care of yourself Series: Health and Healthcare Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2530 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2530/hpr2530_source.flac On our refrigerator we have a note card that says "If you don't take care of your body, where will you live?" This is a very pertinent question that can open up a discussion of how to achieve a better level of health and age gracefully. This show...
Topics: Health, Medicine
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Apr 12, 2018 bookewyrmm
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Summary: listing of podcasts I listen to Series: Podcast recommendations Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2529 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2529/hpr2529_source.mp3 List of podcasts as read directly from my podcast player/catcher -- sorry, no official notes (I will do better next time, I promise).
Topics: podcasts, feed
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Apr 11, 2018 operat0r
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Summary: I got over my current setup for CCTV with Darknet and YOLO Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2528 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2528/hpr2528_source.mp3 Twitter: @operat0r DERP SHELL CODE http://rmccurdy.com/scripts/DARKNET
Topics: CCTV, Darknet, YOLO
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Apr 10, 2018 lostnbronx
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Summary: Lostnbronx contrasts "reviews" with "critiques", which are not the same things. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2527 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2527/hpr2527_source.flac Lostnbronx takes a quick look at what it is that constitutes "reviews" of stories (be they books, films, TV shows, audio dramas, whatever) as opposed to "critiques" of them. How do these two things differ, and what are their purposes? Is one...
Topics: storytelling, review, critique, lostnbronx, film, writing, audio drama, tv
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Apr 9, 2018 Dave Morriss
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Summary: More about arrays in Gnu Awk Series: Learning Awk Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2526 Original audio: http://ama-lingua.com/download/hpr2526/hpr2526_source.flac Gnu Awk - Part 10 Introduction This is the tenth episode of the " Learning Awk " series which is being produced by b-yeezi and myself. In this episode I want to talk more about the use of arrays in GNU Awk and then I want to examine some real-world examples of the use of awk . Long notes The notes for...
Topics: Awk utility, Awk language, gawk, arrays