Tweet I’ve updated my hobby project over the Christmas holidays. It combines my enjoyment for cycling in and around Scotland, with my addiction to Haskell programming. The source code is on Git Hub, here The main changes from the previous release include: Generating Open Street Map images with the GPS track overlays is now much [...]
Tweet Connected web of semantic content The semantic web is not the “future”, it is the now. Semantic web technologies have matured in recent years, at the rapid rate in which enriched web content has emerged on the linked open data cloud. Take a look, http://richard.cyganiak.de/2007/10/lod/imagemap.html ! Whatever language you choose to adopt, you can [...]
Tweet Ok… so I might have made that title up, but hopefully you’ll get the idea. Skype Release Cycle Across Platforms I’ve put together an illustration that makes it clear, from where I am standing, that Linux is regarded as a 2nd class citizen, that does not deserve the love and attention that other platforms [...]
Unfortunately, the software packagers at Amazon have linked their Linux software against the libboost* libraries that were packaged for Fedora 11. Us Fedora users like the newest software available, so I’m sure, like me, you’re all using Fedora 12. If that is the case, then I’m sure non of you are using Amazon’s mp3 downloader – It doesn’t work with Fedora 12
We encode our MP3 files using variable bit rates for maximum audio quality and smaller file sizes, aiming at an average of 256 kilobits per second (kbps). Using a variable bit rate allows us to allocate a higher bit rate to the more complex sections of music files while using a smaller bit rate for the less complex sections.