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Jun 2, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: We wrap up our trip in Texas before heading back home to Michigan Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3870 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3870/hpr3870_source.flac Our stay in Presidio was a nice one, and we enjoyed the companionship at the RV park. This gave us access to the Big Bend Ranch State Park, and we had a few good outings there. But we wanted to visit the Big Bend National Park, which was not as reachable as we would like, so we...
Topics: Travel, RV life, Texas, Presidio, Alpine
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May 19, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: The game I spent the most time on: Civilization II Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3860 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3860/hpr3860_source.flac This game is not quite as old, and it did make some changes. But the same "One-more-turn" addictiveness is still there. I can't tell you many times I started a game, and the next thing I knew the Sun was coming up outside my window. I'm too old to do that any more, but if I start another game of Civ II...
Topics: Computer games, strategy games, Civilization II
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May 5, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: We finish our stay in New Mexico and head to Presidio, Texas. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3850 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3850/hpr3850_source.flac We finished our stay in Anthony with a Saturday trip into Las Cruces to see the local market and the museums, more hiking, and a trip to see Native American Petroglyphs. We also went into El Paso to check out the zoo. It was fine, but we confirmed that we don't really like going into El...
Topics: Travel, RV life, New Mexico, Anthony, Las Cruces, El Paso, Presidio
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Apr 21, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: Hints on playing the game that started it all Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3840 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3840/hpr3840_source.flac This game is pretty old, but I found that wen I started a game recently to prepare for this episode that it was still as addictive as ever. I won't claim it is essential for everyone to run out and get it, but if you did happen to find a copy somewhere and play it, you might find you enjoy it. In this episode I give...
Topics: Computer games, strategy games, Civilization
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Apr 7, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: We move to another state, New Mexico. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3830 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3830/hpr3830_source.flac We made a change in our itinerary and instead of going up into the mountains of New Mexico we went down to the area of the border of Mexico. Our first stop was in Deming, NM for a few days, the on to Anthony, NM for a longer stay of nearly three weeks. Anthony is located between Las Cruces, NM, and El Paso,...
Topics: Travel, RV life, New Mexico, Deming, Anthony, Las Cruces, El Paso
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Mar 24, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: How I first got started with Computer Strategy Games Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3820 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3820/hpr3820_source.flac This starts out the series on Computer Strategy Games, and we begin with the game that got me hooked, the first Civilization game created by Sid Meier and published by Microprose. Though it is pretty old now, it is still fond in my heart, and in the hearts of so many other gamers. If this comes across as a...
Topics: Computer games, strategy games, Civilization
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Mar 10, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: We move to another Arizona town, Clifton. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3810 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3810/hpr3810_source.flac We have left the Tucson area and moved up into the mountains to Clifton, Arizona, a mining town. Arizona is a major source of Copper for the U.S., and Clifton has one of the larger open pit mines in the world, and the largest in the U.S. Links: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzKQCb https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzKSz8...
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona, Clifton
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Feb 24, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: An update on the preparations for quantum computing Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3800 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3800/hpr3800_source.flac The process NIST initiated in 2016 continues as it looks for encryption algorithms that will be secure against the anticipated arrival of practical quantum computing. In this update I report on the first 4 Candidates to be Standardized, and the timeline for completion. It is coming...
Topics: NIST, Encryption, quantum computing
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Feb 10, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: We continue our month-long stay in Benson, a town just southeast of Tucson. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3790 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3790/hpr3790_source.flac We wrap up our stay in Tucson, Arizona and move over to Benson, Arizona, not far from Tucson. Here we will stay for a month. And we don't run out of things to do. This was one of our favorite stops of the trip. In this episode we visit an old west movie set, Saguaro...
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona, Tucson
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Jan 27, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: This episode reports on some updates to the Fediverse that I ran across in May 2022 Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3780 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3780/hpr3780_source.flac One of the things I love about the Fediverse is that there is constant activity and development. As I mentioned in the previous report on Bookwyrm, it is not unusual to return to an app a few months later and see new features have been added that make it...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Mastodon, Screen readers, WordPress
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Jan 13, 2023 Ahuka
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Summary: We move to Benson, a town just southeast of Tucson, where we will stay for a month. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3770 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3770/hpr3770_source.flac We wrap up our stay in Ajo, Arizona and move over to Benson, Arizona, not far from Tucson. Here we will stay for a month. And we don't run out of things to do. This was one of our favorite stops of the trip. Links: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzKvKF...
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona
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Dec 30, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: This episode looks at a relatively new but promising alternative to Goodreads that is firmly in the Series: Social Media Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3760 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3760/hpr3760_source.flac Federated social media can open up some wonderful possibilities to reimagine some of the social apps we already use and find ways to do them better. In this episode I want to highlight a new contender for a Fediverse application that may be...
Topics: social media, alternative, Fediverse, ActivityPub, Goodreads, library, Bookwyrm
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Dec 26, 2022 Klaatu
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Summary: Verify your Mastodon account using GnuPG and Keyoxide.org Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3756 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3756/hpr3756_source.flac Keyoxide is a project that parses a PGP key and makes its data available to Mastodon for identity verification.
Topics: pgp, gnupg, crypto, identity
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Dec 22, 2022 Zen_Floater2
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Summary: A Squirrels Rebuttal of GNU World Order episode 489 Cloud Services Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3754 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3754/hpr3754_source.ogg https://gnuworldorder.info/ See episode 489 Cloud Services How using a Chromebook could eventually result in Mankind creating GOD in his own image. A brief discussion of my attempt to emulate Google Services from a Chromebook on a Devuan equipped Lenovo Laptop and how all of this will eventually...
Topics: Chromebooks, Cloud_Services, gnuworldorder, GOD, ALIENS, SQUIRRELS
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Dec 16, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: We move into Southern Arizona, near the Mexican border. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3750 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3750/hpr3750_source.flac We wrap up our stay in Topock, Arizona and move down to Ajo, Arizona, not far from the Mexican border. Kevin gets a head cold and takes it easy for a few days, but we still manage to get out and see some things. At the end we repair our steps and head off to the Tucson area. Links:...
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona
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Dec 15, 2022 Deltaray
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Summary: 3D printers are useful for making your own custom parts and I talk about the parts I've made. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3749 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3749/hpr3749_source.wav The part I made moments before the show is available at Thingiverse . Here is a screenshot of modeling it in Blender followed by the piece installed on the microphone holder. See full image See full image Also a photo of the green screen hooks I created for hanging these...
Topics: 3D printing, DIY, Maker, microphones
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Dec 14, 2022 Zen_Floater2
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Summary: The Squirrels have modified Bash Podder to do something different Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3748 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3748/hpr3748_source.ogg Humans, Download the following compressed tar file containing the Squirrels Podcast thingie. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1akf74fhM6s1DtDFPhrVvvbKXkzCCa4JQ/view?usp=sharing Untar the thingie; tar -zxvf PODTHING explore the subdirectories it created. You can copy the Media_Gift directory to where...
Topics: podcastcatcher, bashpoddermod
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Dec 13, 2022 Zen_Floater2
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Summary: I talk about Twitter after dinner with some Humans Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3747 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3747/hpr3747_source.ogg Reality 2.0 Podcast https://www.reality2cast.com/
Topics: Dinner, Humans, Twitter
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Dec 12, 2022 Klaatu
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Summary: How to get CPU info on Linux Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3746 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3746/hpr3746_source.flac Various ways to get information about your CPU on Linux.
Topics: cpu, utilities, programming
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Dec 9, 2022 Archer72
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Summary: Details of the Pinecil soldering iron menu with a secret menu Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3745 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3745/hpr3745_source.flac Pinecil – a RISC-V powered, open and versatile soldering iron. It can be powered via USB-C PD as well as a DC5525 jack, and runs community developed software. Moreover, it is compatible with popular TS-100 tips. All this at half the price of the competition. Pine64 Pinecil Version Long press on...
Topics: soldering, soldering iron, Pinecil, menu
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Dec 8, 2022 Daniel Persson
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Summary: Talking about my experience of advent of code so far Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3744 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3744/hpr3744_source.ogg Advent of code: https://adventofcode.com/ Here are some links to the recording of my puzzle-solving: Day 1 https://youtu.be/yxXL5gP2RpE Day 2 https://youtu.be/OoRyHjTvmIg Day 3 https://youtu.be/Le5WRtjyOyI Day 4 https://youtu.be/E2FJCrbrdDc
Topics: advent of code, aoc, java
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Dec 7, 2022 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: News for the Community, by the Community. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3743 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3743/hpr3743_source.flac HPR NEWS News for the community, by the community. TAGS: Ransomware, Malware, Phishing, Security Breach Microsoft Confirms Server Misconfiguration Led to 65,000+ Companies' Data Leak Microsoft “misconfigured” an Azure Blob Storage server causing a security breach. Attackers were able to access unauthorized customer...
Topics: Malware, Security Breach, Meta, HPR News
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Dec 6, 2022 Ken Fallon
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Summary: The wikipedia article on the Battery Series: HAM radio Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3742 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3742/hpr3742_source.wav A battery converts chemical energy into electrical energy by a chemical reaction. Usually the chemicals are kept inside the battery. It is used in a circuit to power other components. A battery produces direct current (DC) electricity (electricity that flows in one direction, and does not switch back and...
Topics: battery, cell, ham, wikipedia
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Dec 5, 2022 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in November 2022 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3741 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3741/hpr3741_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new host: Kinghezy . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3717 Tue 2022-11-01 Video editing with Shotcut on a low end PC MrX 3718 Wed 2022-11-02 Making Ansible playbooks to configure Single Sign On for popular open source...
Topic: Community News
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Dec 2, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is using variables in batch files, and nesting batch files. Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3740 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3740/hpr3740_source.flac This final episode of the DOS series continues the look at batch files by first looking at how you can use variables in writing your batch files. Then we look at how batch files can be nested, that is, how one batch file can call another batch file, thus chaining...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, batch files, variables, nesting
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Dec 1, 2022 one_of_spoons
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Summary: Seemingly advanced artefacts of one's locale are tangled whims upon exponential inspiration. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3739 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3739/hpr3739_source.flac I found an copy of an old video. This episode is just a verbal transcription of that lecture. Electrostatic containment. Fusor. Riggatron. Multipactor. Robert Murray Smith has got some thoroughly practical and useful instructional material on Youtube. His channel is his...
Topics: fusor, riggatron, multipactor, electrostatic
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Nov 30, 2022 Kinghezy
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Summary: Brief Intro to KMyMoney on KDE Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3738 Brief discussion on kmymoney. Website: https://kmymoney.org/ P.S. uses of "scheduled tasks" jump from 2 to 4 because #3 had corruption in the recording.
Topic: Kmymoney
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Nov 29, 2022 Rho`n
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Summary: Rho`n talks about his new KOBO Libra H20 e-reader Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3737 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3737/hpr3737_source.flac Introduction I have wanted an e-ink based e-reader for a while. Reading on my computer is ok. Reading on my phone is doable, but is very annoying. If I don't keep my finger on the screen, it will go blank and then I have to make sure and press the power button to bring the screen back to life before it locks. A...
Topics: e-reader, KOBO, KOBO Libra, KOBO Libra H20, e-ink, Calibre, epub, kepub
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Nov 28, 2022 Klaatu
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Summary: Blah blah blah (literally) Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3736 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3736/hpr3736_source.flac Metasyntactic words are vocables such as "foo", "bar", "baz", "blah", and so on.
Topics: linguistics, programming, syntax
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Nov 25, 2022 Archer72
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Summary: i3 Tiling Window Manager with a bonus KDE Plasma integration Series: Lightweight Apps Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3735 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3735/hpr3735_source.flac What is i3? Lightweight tiling window manager Configured with 2 files ~/.config/i3/config /etc/i3status.conf Multi-monitor support Monitor properties xrandr -q | grep HDMI HDMI-A-0 disconnected primary (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) xrandr --prop | grep HDMI...
Topics: i3wm, window manager, lightweight apps, KDE, KDE Plasma
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Nov 24, 2022 binrc
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Summary: I talk about inetd and give an example of how to write a service for it Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3734 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3734/hpr3734_source.ogg Inetd, the internet super-server Inetd is slowly becoming one of my favorite daemons. It makes writing programs that talk over the network super easy. Inetd handles all of the hard socket stuff and allows admins to write simple UNIX-ey programs. Inetd is useful because it allows us to write...
Topics: BSD, inetd
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Nov 23, 2022 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: The battleground of the gods. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3733 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3733/hpr3733_source.flac Smite , the battleground of the GODS. SMITE is a free-to-play online MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) and ARTS (action real-time strategy) game developed by Titan Forge Games and published by Hi-Rez Studios. The game is currently available on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Players choose from a large...
Topics: Smite, MOBA, Arena, Bastet, Gaming
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Nov 22, 2022 m0dese7en
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Summary: I talk about my experience with the Atari Jaguar and Jaguar CD Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3732 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3732/hpr3732_source.mp3 My experience owning and playing the Atari Jaguar and Jaguar CD.
Topics: atari jaguar, video games, atari
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Nov 21, 2022 dnt
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Summary: A brief description of how you can use speech recognition to transcribe your clips in Kdenlive Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3731 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3731/hpr3731_source.flac Recently I returned to Kdenlive after about a 10-year break, and was pleased to discover the speech recognition feature. https://docs.kdenlive.org/en/effects_and_compositions/speech_to_text.html#install-python
Topics: kdenlive, "video editing", "speech recognition"
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Nov 18, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: Hitting our first major stop in Arizona. Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3730 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3730/hpr3730_source.flac We get to our first major stop for a week in Topock, Arizona. From here we can check out places like Oatman, Arizona and Lake Havasu, Arizona. We make a few more mistakes, but learn from them. Links: https://www.palain.com/travel/into-arizona/
Topics: Travel, RV life, Arizona
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Nov 17, 2022 Celeste
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Summary: Explaining the workflow to contribute to this foss game with media assets Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3729 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3729/hpr3729_source.ogg Main website of the game https://supertuxkart.net Stk core engine (C++) https://github.com/supertuxkart/stk-code Tools for 2d and 3d production https://supertuxkart.net/Installing_Tools Media repo with all source files https://supertuxkart.net/Media_Repo Style guidelines to maintain visual...
Topics: computer graphics, supertuxkart, audio production, assets, contribution, blender, 3d model, krita,...
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Nov 16, 2022 binrc
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Summary: I talk about the Pinebook Pro (and bricking various other arm devices) Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3728 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3728/hpr3728_source.ogg Why the PBP? Lately I've been thinking a lot about power consumption when it comes to computing. Intuitively, I know that arm devices pull significantly less power than amd64 machines but I've never really tested this in the real world. So, some preliminary power consumption stats: big amd64...
Topics: Open Hardware, Pine64
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Nov 15, 2022 Rho`n
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Summary: Rho`n describes adding a new hard drive to his work computer and expanding its filesystem Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3727 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3727/hpr3727_source.flac Synopis I installed a new 1TB Crucial MX500 SSD into my work computer. While we are mostly a Windows based business, as the IT guy I do get a bit of discretion when updating my own machine (i.e. I get to solve all the problems I create). Last year, I decided to run the...
Topics: LVM, Linux Volume Management, hard drive, SSD
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Nov 14, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: A short episode about the reaching effects of breaches and forgotten accounts Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3726 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3726/hpr3726_source.m4a A short episode about the reaching effects of breaches and accounts you may have forgotten about. New Marriot Breach: https://techcrunch.com/2022/07/06/marriott-breach-again/ Privacy Fix: How to Find Old Online Accounts from Consumer Reports:...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, breach, data reduction, privacy
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Nov 11, 2022 Ken Fallon
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Summary: Ken shows you how to use this mapping tool to display transit routes in your area. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3725 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3725/hpr3725_source.flac Map of Dublin showing the Temple Bar tourist area. A red arrow points to where you can change the profile. With the Configure Map > Profile selection menu open, a red square surrounds the Bus icon to indicate the "public transport" profile is now selected. The map now...
Topics: OSMAnd, OSM, Maps, Public Transport
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Nov 10, 2022 Archer72
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Summary: I walk through the top apps on my phone Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3724 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3724/hpr3724_source.flac My most used apps AIO Launcher AIO Launcher Termux: Terminal emulator with packages Termux: Terminal emulator with packages Connect to the home network Start a video encoding, or rip a DVD Vim editor Secure files pwgen -y 30 3: Generate three 30 character passwords with symbols Other confidential info hpr3484 :: My vim...
Topics: Android, Android apps, Mobile phone, Custom launcher
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Nov 9, 2022 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: News for the Community, by the Community. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3723 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3723/hpr3723_source.flac HPR News. Threat Analysis; your attack surface. Wireless key fobs compromised in European nations (France, Spain, and Latvia) . On October 10, 2022, European authorities arrested 31 suspects across three nations. The suspects are believed to be related to a cybercrime ring that allegedly advertised an “automotive...
Topics: Malware, Security Breach, Hardware, Tablets
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Nov 8, 2022 Dave Morriss
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Summary: How to use English singular and plural words in messages Series: Bash Scripting Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3722 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3722/hpr3722_source.flac Overview Have you ever written a Bash script (or any shell script) where you generate a message like 'Found 42 files' and the day comes when it reports 'Found 1 files' ? Have you been irritated by this? I have, and I go to lengths to deal properly with (English) plurals in my Bash...
Topics: Bash, plural, ngettext
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Nov 7, 2022 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in October 2022 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3721 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3721/hpr3721_source.wav New hosts Welcome to our new hosts: Paul J , m0dese7en , CCHits.net Team . Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3696 Mon 2022-10-03 HPR Community News for September 2022 HPR Volunteers 3697 Tue 2022-10-04 Mis-information, Dis-information, and Fake News....
Topic: Community News
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Nov 4, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is using the ECHO command with batch files. Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3720 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3720/hpr3720_source.flac This continues our look at batch files by demonstrating the use of the ECHO command. This command can be used to display things on the screen, or hide them, as you wish. Links: https://www.ahuka.com/dos-lessons-for-self-study-purposes/dos-lesson-16-practicing-batch-files-with-echo/
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, batch files, ECHO
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Nov 3, 2022 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: InfoSec; the language of security. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3719 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3719/hpr3719_source.flac InfoSec; the language of security. What is Typosquatting and How Do Scammers Use it? Typosquatting, as an attack, uses modified or misspelled domain names to trick users into visiting fraudulent websites; the heart of this attack is domain name registration. Typosquatting is deployed by scammers to defraud unaware users....
Topics: InfoSec, Typosquatting, SFA, 2FA, MFA, Security
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Summary: A small introduction into my latest project when I spoke at the recent Nextcloud 2022 conference. Series: Networking Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3718 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3718/hpr3718_source.flac This is a recording of a short introduction into my latest project. To help sysadmins everywhere the Onestein organization (an organization specialized in Odoo implementations) invested 4 month of research to create a set of easy to use Ansible...
Topics: ansible, playbooks, sso, keycloak, single sign on
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Nov 1, 2022 MrX
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Summary: In this episode I explain how I use the shotcut video editor to edit video on a low end PC. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3717 Links Shotcut video editor website Useful Shortcut keys for the Shotcut video editor C = copy V = paste A = duplicate X = ripple delete Ctrl + X = ripple delete but send to clipboard S = split Tip not covered in my Podcast Splits are not fixed and can be adjusted. Once you've split up clips and put them in the right order on the timeline you...
Topics: workflow, tips, video, editing, application
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Oct 31, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: My journey in to technology Series: How I got into tech Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3716 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3716/hpr3716_source.m4a I share my story about how I got in to technology.
Topics: career, technology
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Oct 28, 2022 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: Twin Tin Hats, feat. archer72. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3715 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3715/hpr3715_source.flac Quantum computing Quantum computing is a type of computation whose operations can harness the phenomena of quantum mechanics, such as superposition, interference, and entanglement. Devices that perform quantum computations are known as quantum computers. Though current quantum computers are too small to outperform usual (classical)...
Topics: Tin hat, Quantum computing, Encryption, Conspiracy
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Oct 27, 2022 Some Guy On The Internet
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Summary: Threat Analysis Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3714 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3714/hpr3714_source.flac Threat Analysis; your attack surface. The Hacker News New Chinese Malware Attack Framework Targets Windows, macOS, and Linux Systems. A previously undocumented command-and-control (C2) framework dubbed Alchimist is likely being used in the wild to target Windows, macOS, and Linux systems. "Alchimist C2 has a web interface written in...
Topics: Threat Analysis, Security Breach, Ransomware, Data Breach, TOAD
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Summary: Found I could do this in Bash, so wanted to share! Series: Bash Scripting Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3713 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3713/hpr3713_source.flac Preamble This is a case where I came upon a thing in Bash I had never considered before and was pleased and surprised that there was a way of doing what I wanted to do! If this is completely obvious to you, apologies, but it wasn’t to me! Overview Many programming languages have the...
Topics: Bash, Boolean expression, short-circuit evaluation
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Oct 25, 2022 CCHits.net Team
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Summary: The team talk about the nearly 12 years of producing CCHits.net. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3712 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3712/hpr3712_source.oga Over 12 years ago, Jon "The Nice Guy" Spriggs went to a "Pod Crawl" with (among others) Dave "The Love Bug" Lee , where he pitched the idea of a daily music promotion show, with a twist - it would all be automated, and use text-to-speech to introduce everything. The...
Topics: music, creative commons, podcast
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Oct 24, 2022 Zen_Floater2
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Summary: A short review of Cars today Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3711 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3711/hpr3711_source.ogg Car company A: https://www.ford.com/ B: https://www.chevrolet.com/ C: https://www.dodge.com/ D: https://www.chrysler.com/# E: https://www.buick.com/ F: https://www.cadillac.com/ G: https://www.lincoln.com/ H: https://www.toyota.com/ I: https://www.nissanusa.com/ J: https://automobiles.honda.com/ K:...
Topics: Cars, EV's, Terrorists, Hydrogen, Fusion, Power Systems
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Oct 21, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: One more trip change, then on the road Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3710 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3710/hpr3710_source.flac Once again we had to change plans due to some health issues that were not serious but had to be dealt with. But we finally got on the road and started traveling. Links: https://blog.campersinn.com/blog/ultimate-rv-packing-list-for-a-first-time-camper https://www.palain.com/travel/changing-plans-2/
Topics: Travel, trip planning
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Oct 20, 2022 m0dese7en
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Summary: Some ramblings about what next generation consoles used to mean to games, gamers and game developers Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3709 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3709/hpr3709_source.flac I talk about my views on how much of an impact technological jumps used to make on gaming in previous decades vs this decade.
Topics: Video Games, Game Consoles
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Oct 19, 2022 TrumpetJohn
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Summary: Fighting insomnia? Enjoy it...with a few tricks! Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3708 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3708/hpr3708_source.mp3 I struggle with insomnia, instead of dreading it - I rather enjoy it now...here's how!
Topics: insomnia, podcasts, librivox
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Oct 18, 2022 Mechatroniac
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Summary: Retrieval of future robot parts in the field Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3707 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3707/hpr3707_source.ogg Figure 1 - trash Click the thumbnail to see the full-sized image Figure 2 - close-up Click the thumbnail to see the full-sized image Figure 3 - screen Click the thumbnail to see the full-sized image Figure 3 - parts collected Click the thumbnail to see the full-sized image Figure 5 - scrap iron Click the thumbnail to...
Topics: beam, righttorepair, robots, mechatronics
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Oct 17, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: A philosophical look at the future of technology. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3706 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3706/hpr3706_source.m4a Brady and I discuss people and technology; where it was, where we are, and where we are going. Put on your philosophy hats! Podcast Stuff: Robert actually had an Atari 1200 XL: http://oldcomputers.net/atari-1200xl.html Ray Ban Smart Glasses:...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, socialmedia, technology, philosophy, future
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Oct 14, 2022 binrc
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Summary: I talk about configuring FreeBSD as a desktop OS and give tips for those coming from Linux Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3705 Getting an installer Link to FreeBSD downloads Choose the correct arch for your system. amd64 is probably the one you want if you know nothing about computer architectures. you will have a lot of options: *-bootonly.iso is a netinstall image that is for burning to a CD *-disc1.iso is a supplementary CD image for *-bootonly.iso *-dvd1.iso is a...
Topic: FreeBSD
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Oct 13, 2022 Archer72
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Summary: I add a calendar to the budget spreadsheet in LibreOffice Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3704 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3704/hpr3704_source.wav Follow up on hpr3685 :: Budget and an Android app I added a calendar from OpenOffice.org OpenOffice.org Template Budget sample with a calendar in LibreOffice (Download link)
Topics: Budget, spreadsheet, LibreOffice, OpenOffice
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Oct 12, 2022 operat0r
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Summary: operat0r brings us on a House Tour Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3703 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3703/hpr3703_source.wav CL4P-TP Claptrap Borderlands Lego Bricklink https://rmccurdy.com/.scripts/downloaded/CL4P-TP%20Claptrap%20Borderlands%20Bricklink.pdf https://rmccurdy.com/.scripts/downloaded/CL4P-TP%20Claptrap%20Borderlands%20Bricklink.xml Lightsabers (get mystery box or whatever boneyard etc because much cheaper if you really just want...
Topic: ASMR
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Oct 11, 2022 Dave Morriss
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Summary: From Scotland, another chat between MrX and Dave Morriss Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3702 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3702/hpr3702_source.flac Introduction Hosts: MrX Dave Morriss We recorded this on Monday September 12 th 2022. We have a list of talking points each time and never get through them! Topics discussed Places visited: Lake District, England Loch Lomond, Scotland Stockbridge, Edinburgh Water of Leith, Edinburgh Death of Queen...
Topics: chat, old technology, organiser
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Oct 10, 2022 Paul J
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Summary: The history and future of ReiserFS, its involvement with DARPA, a sordid murder and Kernel politics Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3701 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3701/hpr3701_source.flac ReiserFS – The file system of the future Intro: Welcome to HPR; What I do; How I got in to computing; How I got in to Slackware and discovered ReiserFS A history of ReiserFS: Previous episode; Brief recap; A brief history; Lessons learned and experiences gained;...
Topics: hans reiser, reiserfs, reiser4, reiser5, slackware, linux, intro, darpa, acorn, amiga, commodore
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Oct 7, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: More on DOS. This time it is Introduction to Batch Files Series: DOS Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3700 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3700/hpr3700_source.flac Batch files are an important topic to mastering DOS, and in this episode we begin exploring them. Batch files in DOS are similar to BASH scripts in Unix/Linux in that they let you run multiple commands from one file. Links:...
Topics: DOS, early PC computing, Batch Files
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Summary: We will dive into our favorite games or others with interesting mechanics. Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3699 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3699/hpr3699_source.ogg Videogames Cruelty Squad on Steam Steam Half-Life Steam Half-Life 2 Steam Deus Ex Steam , GOG Fallout 3 Steam , GOG Slay the Spire Steam , GOG Crypt of the NecroDancer Steam , GOG Spin the bottle Bumpie's party (Nintendo WiiU) website Affordable space adventures (Nintendo WiiU) website Old...
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Oct 5, 2022 Klaatu
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Summary: Edit oudio as a spectrogram Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3698 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3698/hpr3698_source.flac Here's a view of my voice. The bright spots at the bottom of the image are my voice, and the bright burst at the top is a click caused by saliva. Here's me inhaling. Notice how sparse this is compared to my voice. One thing I fail to mention in the episode is that there are network monitors that render network activity as a...
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Summary: Brady and I discuss Mis-information, Dis-information, and Fake News. Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3697 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3697/hpr3697_source.m4a Brady and I discuss Mis-information, Dis-information, and Fake News. We discuss what it is, how it is used, and we are all a product and target for all of it. We discuss ways to avoid deception which leads to a philosophical discussion about truth, morals, and...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, misinformation, disinformation, fakenews
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Oct 3, 2022 HPR Volunteers
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Summary: HPR Volunteers talk about shows released and comments posted in September 2022 Series: HPR Community News Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3696 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3696/hpr3696_source.wav New hosts There were no new hosts this month. Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3674 Thu 2022-09-01 Emergency Show posted in 2012. MUD Klaatu 3675 Fri 2022-09-02 Plan 9: An exercise in futility binrc 3676 Mon 2022-09-05 HPR Community News for August...
Topic: Community News
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Sep 30, 2022 binrc
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Summary: Using youtube's channel RSS feeds to watch youtube from the command line Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3695 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3695/hpr3695_source.ogg How I watch youtube with newsboat I find that the youtube web ui is designed to keep users on the site by feeding them an unending stream of information. Bright colors, distracting thumbnails, peanut galleries, etc. I prefer to consume my videos in the same way I consume everything else: via...
Topics: newsboat, RSS, youtube
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Sep 29, 2022 Mechatroniac
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Summary: Organic Synthesis of Human and Machine Occurs Post Cosmic Event Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3694 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3694/hpr3694_source.ogg In the aftermath of the cosmic event that destroyed all computers below a certain die size, more robust machines emerge from the ashes.
Topics: beam, righttorepair, robots, mechatronics, apocalypse
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Summary: Rho`n describes fixing the safety mechanism to his electric mower Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3693 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3693/hpr3693_source.flac Synopsis In this episode, Rho`n fixes the safety mechanism to his Neuton electric mower. Recently the automatic cutoff mechanism was getting finicky. Needing to pull the safety bar back just the correct amount to keep the mower running. Often needing to keep hands on both the left and right sides...
Topics: electric lawnmower, lawnmower, repair
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Sep 27, 2022 Lurking Prion
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Summary: I discuss the issue of what makes a real hacker with my my son Series: Privacy and Security Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3692 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3692/hpr3692_source.m4a In this episode, I discuss the ever prominent question of "What is a real hacker?" in explicitly explicit language. So enjoy the discussion and give me your thoughts. This topic always gets peoples feathers ruffled, so agree, disagree? Leave your thoughts or post...
Topics: cybersecurity, security, EvilSteve, hacking, hacker
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Sep 26, 2022 Klaatu
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Summary: Bash prompts Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3691 Original audio: https://archive.org/download/hpr3691/hpr3691_source.flac Here's the snippets I use in my .bashrc file. RED='\033[0;31m' PLAIN='\033[0m' # No Color WHITE='\e[97m' GREEN='\e[0;32m' PURPLE='\e[35;35m' CYAN='\e[36;36m' JAVA_VERSION=`java --version | head -1 | cut -f2 -d' '` IP=$(hostname -I | awk '{print $1;}' ) source /usr/doc/git-2.35.1/contrib/completion/git-prompt.sh PS1='\! [\['$GREEN'\]$(hostname -s)...
Topics: bash, ps1, terminal, linux
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Sep 23, 2022 Ahuka
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Summary: Taking our revised plan to completion Series: Travel Source: http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=3690 Original audio: http://archive.org/download/hpr3690/hpr3690_source.flac We take our revised objectives from the last episode and flesh out a completed plan that gets us out west and back home again. Links: https://www.palain.com/travel/planning-the-trip/
Topics: Travel, trip planning, full trip