Hacker Public Radio

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

2495 HPR2495: 10 Years of Xoke yesterday

HPR 40, on the 24th Feb 2008, was when a (slightly) younger Xoke debuted

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Clinton interviews Nicolas Steenhout about his accessibility workshop, covering the different areas that automated and manual testing can cover. We also talk about the conference in general, and on the different ways that conference get feedback about their speakers.
# YouTube Subscriptions - update ## Introduction I reported on some of my YouTube subscriptions in show [2202](http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2202 "Makers on YouTube"), where I concentrated on the various _Maker_ channels I subscribe to. Since then I have added a few more such channels, but this time I also want to talk ...
2492 HPR2492: An Evening Subway Ride Feb. 20, 2018
An experiment in background noise. Having seen so many people fall asleep on subway trains, I wonder if the sound only would also be somniferous. Using my cellphone I recorded the ride (including boarding and alighting) on the Toronto subway (line 1) from College Station, north to Sheppard/Yonge Station. There ...
2491 HPR2491: Some news with Finux Feb. 19, 2018
The 3 stories covered in this episode * So firstly Clownflares... i mean cloudstrike!!! and scihub * Meltdown and Spectre 139 pieces of (seemingly nonfunctional) malware are now circulating in the wild * Equifax and no bloody justice
I listen to many podcasts as my primary form of audio entertainment, and because Hacker Public Radio listeners also tend to be podcast listeners (pretty much by definition) I am sharing my finds with the community. Besides, Ken made me do it. Links: * * * * ...
2489 HPR2489: CONTEXT IS EVERYTHING Feb. 15, 2018
## CONTEXT IS EVERYTHING #### hosted by Lostnbronx Turning a large audio file into a tiny video file for a very specific use case. This solution probably won't work for you, because none of the ones I found on the Internet worked for me. Trial and error led me here, ...
2488 HPR2488: Psychology of Love Feb. 14, 2018
* Love and the Brain: * The Neuroscience of Love: * On selfless love: * The Five Love Languages * 'Askers' vs. 'Guessers'
Simple LibreOffice Repo for Fedora My setup: You can look at the real setup. Hosted at home on a DLS connection so real usage is discouraged. https://home.toebesacademy.com/libreoffice/ Actual Script Repo file to put in /etc/yum.repo.d Cron Entry. Should be run as web user, not root. # m h ...
Links to the stuff I bought at a recent amateur radio rally I attended. * Kindle 4 * Powerex Maha WizardOne MH-C9000 Battery Charger [https://www.amazon.co.uk/WizardOne-MH-C9000-Analyser-Rechargeable- Batteries/dp/B00E8F7T1G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid;=1503175924&sr;=8-1&keywords;=mh-c9000](https://www.amazon.co.uk/WizardOne- MH-C9000-Analyser-Rechargeable- Batteries/dp/B00E8F7T1G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid;=1503175924&sr;=8-1&keywords;=mh-c9000) * Frequency Counter, Watson FC-130 Example * Frequency Counter, Watson FC-130 (User Manual) * Roll Example unfortunately with no ...
## New hosts Welcome to our new host: [Joey Hess](http://hackerpublicradio.org/correspondents.php?hostid=360). ## Last Month's Shows Id | Day | Date | Title | Host ---|---|---|---|--- **[2456](http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2456)** | Mon | 2018-01-01 | [HPR Community News for December 2017](http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2456) | [HPR Volunteers](http://hackerpublicradio.org/correspondents.php?hostid=159) **[2457](http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=2457)** | Tue | 2018-01-02 | [Getting ready for my new ...
I listen to many podcasts as my primary form of audio entertainment, and because Hacker Public Radio listeners also tend to be podcast listeners (pretty much by definition) I am sharing my finds with the community. Besides, Ken made me do it. Links: * * * * ...
Been going through my old work servers. They typically run until I can't update them anymore and then sit not used until I have a bit of free time. So I have an old intergraph box in it that I new pentium 4 motherboard from about 8 years back. I ...
### SUMMARY In this episode, the HPR_AudioBookClub discusses City Of Masks by Mike Reeves- Mc-Millian It's available from Scribl It is also available as a paperback or an ebook. http://www.amazon.com/City- Of-Masks-Mike-Reeves-Mcmillan/dp/0473122138 ### Non-Spoiler Thoughts Pokey loved this AudioBook! It's one of his all time favorites. It ranks up there ...
Just a quick and dirty episode on my attempt to solve the problem of listening to audio books at work or anytime you can't fully concentrate on the important thing, the audio book, of course. ### Problem I have more time to listen to books than to read them. I ...
2476 HPR2476: Gnu Awk - Part 9 Jan. 29, 2018
# Awk Series Part 9 - printf The `printf` function allows for greater control over the output, in comparison to `print`. To follow along, you can either use these show notes or refer to [the gawk manual](https://www.gnu.org/software/gawk/manual/gawk.html). There are 3 main areas to cover: * Basic `printf` syntax * Format ...
Deepgeek, Klaatu, and Lostnbronx look back at the flappers and speakeasies of the 1920's and 30's, and attempt to draw a line from the newly independent women of that era, up through the Playboy Bunnies of the 1950's, all the way to today. Are things better or worse? Is what ...
Hasbro Releases Jaguar Publishing Rights FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACTS: Dana Henry Hasbro Interactive 978-921-3759 dhenry@hasbro.com Beverly, MA (May 14, 1999) - Leading entertainment software publisher, Hasbro Interactive announced today it has released all rights that it may have to the vintage Atari hardware platform, the Jaguar. Hasbro Interactive acquired ...
Frotz is an interpreter for Infocom games (like Zork) and other Z-machine games. You can install it via your respective package manager or download the source code from the URLs below. * Website: * Github:
2472 HPR2472: Forum Failure Jan. 23, 2018
In 2017 I created a forum over at Proboards dedicated to my audio work and writing. It didn't attract a user base, and I deleted it when 2018 rolled around. These are just some thoughts about why I wanted it to begin with, and why I think it failed. I ...