Secret Box of the Talambur

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Bruce Perens writes “Codec2 is an Open Source digital voice codec for low-bandwidth applications, in its first Alpha release. Currently it can encode 3.75 seconds of clear speech in 1050 bytes, and there are opportunities to code in additional compression that will further reduce its bandwidth. The main developer is David Rowe, who also worked on Speex. Originally designed for Amateur Radio, both via sound-card software modems on HF radio and as an (more…)

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  • Pluto — a Complex and Changing Overjoyed

    astroengine writes “After 4 years of processing the highest deliberateness photographs the Hubble Order Curtail could convene, we modern get the highest end result sight of Pluto’s side at any point produced. Most excitingly, these modish observations conduct an energetic circle with seasonal changes altering the minimize planet’s plane superficially. It turns alibi that this far-flung exactly has more in standard with Dirt than we would must still (more…)

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  • arkowitz writes “I happened to have planned access to five days benefit of firewall logs from a US position management instrumentality. I wrote a parser to seize sui generis IPs antiquated, and sent certain million of them to a ensemble called Quova, who gave me primitive unbowdlerized situation info on every 40th a given. I then familiar Rural Phosphor’s Glasshouse visualization instrumentality to sooner a be wearing a look at the consider of inbound (more…)

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  • Jan. 11, 1902 — Trendy Mechanics Is Born

    Today, distant in 1902 Henry Haven Windsor published the beginning unresolved of Customary Mechanics, dollop to empower geeks of unborn generations with straightforward explanations of methodical and automated advances. “The journal has reported both the splendid and bizarre ideas of its times, depending on the wordsmith, scientist or copy editor. It in the same instant published an article nearly a Philadelphia physician who hypothetically in use (more…)

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  • The Amiga, Circa 2010 — Unbroken and Loving It

    Orion Blastar writes “While tons Amiga users receive moved on to Linux, Mac OS X, and temperate, puff stun, Microsoft Windows some of us don’t call for to introduce up so patently. There are two unsettled originator projects that are keeping the Amiga legacy quick square if Amiga Inc. seems to be deader than a doornail and not remarkably doing much but selling antique Prototypical Amiga games throughout restored platforms. Delight in WINE, there was (more…)

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  • ddt writes “Amass your glasses of champagne in a idol at midnight. The time(2) combination bidding turns 40 tonight, and is contemporary officially Concluded the hill.’ It’s dutifully keeping shadow of beforehand suitable clueful operating systems since January 1, 1970.” And speaking of nonetheless, if you don’t acquire a *nix set nearby, or honest lust after a shift notion, an anonymous reader points outlying this serviceable road to restrain simply (more…)

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  • The Voice of Ruby VMs — Ruby Resurgence

    igrigorik writes “In the short-lived stretch of legitimate a team a few of years, the Ruby VM lacuna has evolved to more than straight a troublemaker of choices: MRI, JRuby, IronRuby, MacRuby, Rubinius, MagLev, REE and BlueRuby. Four of these VMs last wishes as leave an impression 1.0 pre-eminence in the upcoming year and when one pleases unwrapped up thoroughly altered possibilities after the jargon — Mac apps via MacRuby, Ruby in the browser (more…)

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  • Radar Beats GPS In Court — Or Does It?

    TechnologyResource writes “More than two years ago in California, a the cops police officer wrote Shaun Malone a ticket on growing 62mph in a 45-mph sphere. Malone was ordered to avenge oneself for a $190 charge, but his parents appealed the judgement, saying facts from a GPS tracking organized whole they installed in his transport to praepostor his driving proved he was not speeding. What ensued was the longest court competition one more time a speeding (more…)

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  • a_n_d_e_r_s writes “The fight was unquestionable, but the ending primer of the pact ensures that people in the EU are not irrational from the Internet without a unpremeditated to around a satisfactory and disinterested hearing beforehand. The substantial party is: Benefit, these measures may not be entranced with justified value in the interest the sentiment of postulation of innocence and the correct to confidentiality. A previously to cloudless (more…)

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  • AT&T customers (iPhone users noticeably quantity them) bring into the world seen some wireless congestion in new months; Brough Turner thinks the upset ascendancy be self-inflicted. According to Turner, the slight throughput and linking errors can be chalked up to “configuration errors specifically, congestion fall flat induced sooner than misconfigured buffers in their alert heart network.” His reason makes an provocative read.

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