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1522 5 Simple steps to secure TT-RSS reader
secure tt-rss, tt-rss security 5 Simple steps to secure TT-RSS reader July 27, 2015 by Anand Leave a Comment secure-tt-rss-ft Share: share htpcBeginner We recently presented Tiny Tiny RSS to you as a great alternative to Google reader, which is one more way you can extend the functionality of your home server or your hosting space. Hopefully, you already exported your data from Google Reader. In this post, we will show you how to secure TT-RSS reader to prevent unauthorized access. Tiny Tiny RSS is an open source web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator, designed to allow you to read news from any location, while feeling as close to a real desktop application as possible. As we previously explained, it makes an ideal candidate to replace Google Reader. While there are services like Feedly and Newsblur grabbing the crowd Google Reader, which some of you may prefer, there are a group of people who would like to run a RSS reader on their own server and keep things private. Assuming that you have already installed Tiny Tiny RSS on your alternative to Google reader or hosting space, we will now show you how to secure TT-RSS reader. Secure TT-RSS Reader One of the main reasons to move to an RSS aggregator like TT-RSS is maintaining your privacy. So if you do not secure TT-RSS reader well you are not only making your data available public but also making your system vulnerable to potential attacks. Choosing a strong username and password while setting your TT-RSS is the first basic thing that you can do to secure TT-RSS reader. Listed below are few more ways you can increase TT-RSS reader’s security. 1. Rename TT-RSS Folder One of the first lines of defense is to not use tt-rss in your URL to access your TT-RSS reader. To do this on your hosting account, use a folder name other than tt-rss while installing TT-RSS. On your Linux home server, edit /etc/tt-rss/apache.conf and change the first /tt-rss to something else. An example is shown below. TT-RSS Rename URL TT-RSS Rename URL After making the change, restart your TT-RSS and Apache to apply the changes: sudo service tt-rss restart sudo serivce apache2 reload Your TT-RSS reader is now available through the new URL (example: http://mydomain.com/myreader) only. Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 2. Enable SSL Accessing TT-RSS through http sends all information as unencrypted data. This could mean less privacy due to potential sniffing. The solution is to encrypt the data during transfer, which makes sniffing by hackers harder. To enable and enforce HTTPS access on Linux servers with Apache, install the following run-time libraries: sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8 libpam0g openssl Restart your Apache server as shown above. You should now be able to access your TT-RSS reader with HTTPS. Note that you may have to have a SSL certificate generated. Refer to Apache documentation if you want to generate your own certificate. By default, the system will install self-signed certificates for you. These certificates are likely to raise warnings when you point your browser to the site. 3. Disable Single User Mode By default the single user mode is already disabled (in /etc/tt-rss/config.php). Enabling single user mode will also disable TT-RSS login system. Therefore, keep the single user mode disabled. Disable Single User Mode Disable Single User Mode A better way to make it a single user system is by limiting the number of registrations to 1 as described below. For whatever reason, you still want to enable single user mode, make sure you implement Apache Authentication method described below. 4. Self Registrations Self registrations allow a visitor to register themselves, which could reduce TT-RSS security. If your TT-RSS will be for personal use only, then you may want to disable user registration by setting “ENABLE_REGISTRATION” to “false”. TT-RSS Self Registrations TT-RSS Self Registrations To further secure TT-RSS Reader, uou may also want to change “REG_MAX_USERS” to “1” to make your account the only account on TT-RSS. asus n66uASUS RT-N66U Dual-Band Wireless-N900 Gigabit Router asus n66u reviewsFind out why it is rated the best wireless router in its class. 5. Apache Authentication Last but not the least, enable Authentication. This is even more important if you have enabled “Single User Mode” describe above. Every time you access TT-RSS, you will be asked for a username and password as shown in the picture below: Secure TT-RSS Reader On your hosting account this equivalent to password protecting a directory, in this case the TT-RSS directory. To do this on your Ubuntu server, you will have to create a .htpasswd file. More information is available in Apache documentation. But the easiest way to achieve this is to use one of the htpasswd generators available online. After you enter the username and password two code blocks will be generated. Copy the contents of the .htpasswd code block and save it to /etc/apache2/.htpasswd_ttrss. Next, copy the contents of the .htaccess code block and add it to /etc/tt-rss/apache.conf as shown below: TT-RSS Apache Authentication TT-RSS Apache Authentication Save and exit. Restart both TT-RSS and Apache previous shown above. You should be prompted for a password every time you try to access TT-RSS. Some may think that this double authentication method is an extra inconvenience. But I would rather be safe than sorry. Go ahead, secure Tiny Tiny RSS Reader and enjoy reading articles on your private secure RSS Reader.
http://www.htpcbeginner.com/secure-tt-rss-reader/

1517 THE MUTANT MACHINE Dynamic Analog Percussion Engine
MICROCONTROLLER FREE ANALOG PERCUSSION SYNTHESIS unique Inverter Core oscillators form the MEMBRANE. Each analog oscillator has three waveforms to select from capable of synthesizing everything from heavy-hitting bassdrums to classic 909-style snares and other complex timbres modular design gives the Machine many auxiliary purposes, great for modular sound design of many varieties, and not just percussion the SNAPPY section is comprised of a voltage controlled noise oscillator, for modelling the noisy part of drum timbres both MEMBRANE and SNAPPY elements have an external input for replacing the built-in sound sources, opening up many avenues of possibility 13 control voltage and audio inputs, for a fully modular drum experience 7 audio and CV/gate outputs for maximum integration with other modules dedicated outputs for each WAVE and NOISE oscillator mean you can use the Machine as a complex VCO in your system, when not synthesizing percussion WAVEFORM SCANNING FEATURE GENERATES COMPLEX TIMBRES the MEMBRANE’s waveforms can be scanned through automatically by the wavescanner’s voltage controlled clock generator, or an external clock or VCO can be used SCAN FREQ CV forms a unique form of timbre control, making the Machine act like a complex oscillator at its WAVES output the ENABLE input allows you to gate the wavescanner on and off with a CV or gate signal ARCHITECTURE OF THE MACHINE The Mutant Machine is a dynamic analog instrument capable of generating a wide palette of sounds, ranging from various forms of analog percussion to complex drones and oscillations. To achieve this, the Machine features two synthesis sections which are summed together at the final output: MEMBRANE and SNAPPY. Like the other Mutant Drums, the MEMBRANE and SNAPPY circuits began their mutation as classic analog percussion techniques and have been reimagined for 21st century modular synthesis. The MEMBRANE forms the main body of the sound by way of two analog VCOs, and the SNAPPY section further adds to the timbre by contributing noisy elements to the mix. A noisy CLICK which occurs at the beginning of the SNAPPY sound can have its volume adjusted independent of the main decaying SNAPPY texture. The waveforms which make up the MEMBRANE can be selected manually by button press, or the WAVESCANNER can be used to automatically scan through the available analog waveforms. By modulating the frequency through which waves are scanned, unique, complex sounds are created. Experimentation is encouraged by the many modulation inputs and outputs available to you. The Machine features 8 CV and gate inputs for modulation as well as two external audio inputs, for bringing other modules into the Machine’s core. There are many audio outputs for maximum versatility, allowing you to use the Machine to create drones and alien timbres for use elsewhere in the modular analog system.
http://www.hexinverter.net/mutant-machine

1515 Patternicity: Finding Meaningful Patterns in Meaningless Noise - Scientific American

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/patternicity-finding-meaningful-patterns/

1502 Phone-Reluctant Introverts, There is Nothing Wrong With You
As I sit down to write this blog post there is the dreaded sound of a prolonged vibration as my phone skids, bouncing and sporadically across my desk. This is perfectly ideal and ironic distraction that actually befits the very thing I am thinking about and from which it is distracting me
 Itself! I have always had an absolute detest for talking on the phone. And I’ll say now that it has nothing whatsoever to do with the person at the other end, I just find it a horrible tool for communicating with. Phone Box I think I probably am, and always have been worse than most people when it comes to using the phone (in the traditional sense, ie speaking to people) but if you can identify with any of this then read on. If you’re thinking, “what are you on about, I love the phone” then you’ll probably just get confused, but if you also have friends who ‘never answer the phone’ then this might help you to understand them a bit better. I can’t sum it up any better than Sophia Dembling in her article, 9 Signs that You Might Be an Introvert:
http://www.sheepdressedlikewolves.com/phone-reluctant-introvert/

1473 PHOTOS. En sous-vÃÂȘtements, elles posent pour dénoncer les normes de beauté imposées aux femmes
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http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/2015/04/06/photos-sous-vetements-normes-beaute-femmes_n_7011960.html

1408 » Cut simple SMT Stencil from common aluminum flashing on your CNC Animodule.com
Cut simple SMT Stencil from common aluminum flashing on your CNC Here’s a quick photodoc of how I made a reusable SMT stencil from some aluminum siding I had laying around. It’s very simple to assemble and works great. Dirt cheap too. I had picked up a roll of aluminum flashing a few years ago to flash some chimneys I rebuilt/repointed and was curious to see how it would hold up as an SMT stencil. To buy an SMT stencil frame is near $1000 so I didn’t have much to lose if it didn’t work out. I cut the frame out of some birch plywood since I had some handy. Really any sturdy frame would do the trick. You could easily glue one together out of some 1x or trim board. I put a thicker sheet of aluminum down underneath the flashing to give the CNC endmill something sturdy to cut against and clamped it down stretched and tight. My thought there was that If I cut straight on the MDF it might push on the flashing and bend it before it cut through. A 1mm endmill did the trick. Each pass was .05mm deep. I pulled the Flashing tight and stapled it to the frame. No rocket science here. I taped up the inside edges so no solderpaste could squeeze between the frame and the stencil. I had some old screen print hinge boards so I just attached this frame the same way I would a screen print stencil. The only fiddly part was aligning the first PCB. You have to push around a little and lift the stencil and fiddle with it a little bit. Once I get all the pads lined up correctly I hold it in place and trace around it with a thin tip sharpie marker. Then you place the PCB in the outline. If you have the height adjusted correctly the stencil is sturdy enough to hold the PCB in place while you print the Solderpaste on it. just hold the stencil frame down and it pushes down on the PCB. I used a flexible putty knife as a squeegee. It worked fine. Cleanup was a breeze. Just scrape it off, unscrew the stencil frame from the hingeboard and stick it in the corner till you are ready to do another run.
http://www.animodule.com/diy-2/cut-simple-smt-stencil-from-common-aluminum-flashing-on-your-cnc/

1398 Wiard: Ten-Year Plan : un album sur Flickr
Finally after a decade of planning and scheming, my dream synth is coming together.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/muffwiggler/sets/72157626480485572/with/5611783921/

1393 Top 25 Fantastic Soviet Buildings | English Russia
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http://englishrussia.com/2013/11/19/top-25-fantastic-soviet-buildings/

1386 Retro Synth Ads: Sound Master Memory Rhythm SR-88, Keyboard 1982
Sound Master Memory Rhythm SR-88 drum machine 1-page advertisement from page 67 in Keyboard Magazine August 1982. Hmmm. Not sure how I feel about this ad. There just seems to be a lot going on. For example, am I supposed to know who "The Rhythm Section" is? The fact that they include themselves in an already long ad title suggests they must be some kind of a big deal. And then you find their name again in the bottom left-hand corner: "The SR-88. Another innovative product from The Rhythm Section by Sound Master Distributed exclusively by JTG of Nashville." So, let me get this straight. JTG of Nashville is the distributor of the SR-88 which was created by The Rhythm Section which is somehow owned or operated by Sound Master. That is waaaaay to much information. Sounds like something political is going on there, and readers unfortunately get stuck in the middle of it. There also seems to be a lot of ad-copy which actually doesn t give me much information. Reason #4 gives readers the most info including instant stop/start, variable tone and output switches, and a write/play mode indicator. The most I glean out of the four other reasons put together is: 16 rhythms, clock pulse and a price of under $200. The actual specs that are probably most important to potential buyers are inexplicably shoved into the bottom right-hand corner. Luckily for me, there are a few resources on the Web with more information about this beast. Unluckily for blog readers, as soon as I started looking for more info, I got swept up in a certain SR-88/Boss DR-55 controversy. Comparing the SR-88 and Boss DR-55 One of the first Web sites I hit while looking for info on the SR-88 was Dubsounds.com. The site includes a great little write-up on the SR-88, but, more interesting was finding out about a little controversy about whether the SR-88 or the very similar Boss DR-55 came out first. The two do seem mighty similar in functionality. For comparison purposes, I did a quick search on MATRIXSYNTH to find more photos. . A great photo of a gray SR-88 can be found in this December 2005 SR-88 MATRIXSYNTH auction post and the less common, but definitely more cool, blue SR-88 can be seen in this January 2011 MATRIXSYNTH auction post. Comparing the two to the Amdek RMK-100 Interestingly, it s not just these two machines that look and function similarly. In this May 2009 MATRIXSYNTH SR-88 auction post commenter "PAC" notices: "Interesting. I have an Amdek RMK-100 (sold as kit), very similar!" Never heard of it, so I Googled "Amdek RMK-100" to see just how similar it was to both the DR-55 and the SR-88. Turns out (according to the Internet) that Amdek products were made by Boss/Roland back in 80s, and, not only that, but that the RMK-100 is actually the kit version of the Boss DR-55. Makes sense on why it would also be similar to the SR-88. I found an ebay auction for an Amdek RMK-100 going on right now with a great photo of the front panel (see below), and indeed it does share a lot with the DR-55 and SR-88 - but definitely not identical to either one. For example, it looks like the Amdek and SR-88 share a similar filler function that as far as I can tell is not available on the DR-55. And the DR-55 and the RMK-100 share a similar accent function that I don t see on the SR-88. Now where does the Electro Dynamics Corporation Programmable Rhythm SR-99 fit in? I also came across another machine with similar features - the Programmable Rhythm SR-99. No - not manufactured by Sound Master, but by Electro Dynamics Corporation. And, it too resembles the others in functionality, and especially the SR-88 in design also. I ve included a row of photos below to help make the comparison between the two. The SR-88 photo is from the 2005 MATRIXSYNTH auction post and the EDC SR-99 photo is from the excellent BigBlueWave.co.uk site. I ve also thrown in a photo from another recent E-bay listing that included both - plus boxes and manuals! Sick! Obviously, Sound Master and EDC are somehow connected, although I can t find any info on the Internet concerning these two companies. I do know that they were both advertising separately in Keyboard Magazine in late 1983, making it unlikely that one of the companies changed their name to the other. Anyone know anything? And then there is the Clef Master Rhythm... Now, I m going to throw in a late entry. It s Sunday night, and I just came across this August 2010 MATRIXSYNTH auction post for the Clef Master Rhythm. It not only shares part of the name of one of the other units ("Master"), it too has many features of the other rhythm machines, and identical innards as the DR-55, but is expanded to include even more sounds: "This is essentially a fully expanded Boss DR-55 feature-wise and tone-wise. The circuits are identical (schematically and tonally) to the Boss DR-55, but the Clef Master Rhythm gives you way more instruments than the Boss DR-55..." Interestingly, according to the post, it pre-dates the Boss DR-55 - and also came in a kit form like the Amdek. "The Clef Master Rhythm came out a little before the Boss DR-55 in late 1979/early 1980. It was sold in two versions and available in greater quantities in Europe than in the United States. One version was a kit that the user put together and another one was a prebuilt machine." A photo from the MATRIXSYNTH post really helps show the similarities in functions with the others: What does it all mean? So, looking at all five machines, its almost like there was a rhythm machine salad bar of some sort in Japan, and each company stepped up to it and picked out which features they wanted to include in their product. And that begs the question - since we know there was a kit form available and there are claims that the Clef Master even has the same circuits as the DR-55, could all five products (and probably others) have used the exact same internal parts - each company choosing which features to include and then customizing in their respective rhythm machine? And if so, were those parts supplied by Amdek, or did all five get their internal parts from some other manufacturer? And if that is the case, then the question of whether the SR-88 or DR-55 came first doesn t really matter much, since it is likely that the kit components would have been available first. Plus, we have that one auction post with the claim that the Clef Master came out before the DR-55 - making it all even more confusing to figure out. Or, am I totally off the mark on all this? Were they all created separately? Maybe I ve just been fixated on this a little too much... I ll keep on looking for more info on these companies and any connection they might have, but if anyone want to buy all four and open them up to take a look - it would be muchly appreciated. :D Posted by RetroSynthAds at 12:05 PM Labels: 1982, amdek, clef master, dr-55, drum machine, electro dynamics corporation, keyboard magazine, rmk-100, Sound Master, sr-88, sr-99 2 comments: Simon said... Here s a funny thing - I seem to remember Clef in the early 1980s as a British company that made electronic pianos (touch-sensitive ones!) in kit form. Deep in the back of my mind I recall seeing them at a music fair in London with a couple of their pianos and some drum machines including a prototype drum/bass/chord sequencer called something like a "Band-Box". But it WAS a long time ago. February 12, 2012 at 12:36 PM Simon said... Looks like (for once) my memory didn t fail me. Here is a 1982 ad for Clef Electronics showing all the products I mentioned, plus a natty-looking little monosynth! BTW, I owned an EDC SR99 drum machine in the mid-1980s, but replaced it with a Yamaha RX-21 a couple of years later. February 12, 2012 at 12:46 PM
http://retrosynthads.blogspot.fr/2011/08/sound-master-memory-rhythm-sr-88.html

1382 Macadam Valley | Le début de la fin | Page 3

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1327 dictionnaire céline
L objectif de ce travail est de restituer l ensemble des usages de la langue de CĂ©line Ă  partir de son lexique. Il a Ă©galement pour but de tisser un rĂ©seau de rĂ©ferences en matiĂšre de critique cĂ©linienne quand celle-ci s interroge sur la langue. La prĂ©sente version ce projet n en est qu Ă  son dĂ©but. Elle sera complĂ©tĂ©e le plus rĂ©guliĂšrement possible. BientĂŽt, un moteur de recherche permettra d accĂ©der directement Ă  la dĂ©finition d un mot et Ă  ses occurrences. Ce travail part du principe selon lequel on ne peut comprendre l oeuvre de CĂ©line que si l on se penche sur les notions les plus Ă©videntes de la lecture, Ă  savoir la comprĂ©hension des mots qui forment une syntaxe elle-mĂȘme particuliĂšre, au service d un style qui souvent manie l ellipse et le sous-entendu. Cette dimension de la lecture, Ă©vidente pour beaucoup, l est moins pour ceux qui parlent une langue maternelle autre que le français. C est essentiellement Ă  eux qu est destinĂ© ce dictionnaire qui regroupe l ensemble des nĂ©ologismes et des termes argotiques les moins connus aujourd hui. Je me rĂ©fĂšre, chaque fois que possible, Ă  l Ă©dition de la PlĂ©iade, qui comprend Ă  ce jour quatre volumes (on annonce un cinquiĂšme de correspondance pour dans quelques annĂ©es). Il est bien entendu que le Vocabulaire populaire et argotique de Catherine ROUAYRENC de chaque volume, quoique lacunaire, constitue la rĂ©fĂ©rence principale. Toute reprise est indiquĂ©e comme telle. Autre ouvrage utile : le Dictionnaire du français non conventionnel paru chez Larousse, et dont Alain Rey est l un des rĂ©dacteurs. Un travail systĂ©matique permettra, d ici quelque temps, de multiplier les rĂ©fĂ©rences aux Ă©tudes dĂ©jĂ  publiĂ©es (notamment celles de A. Juilland, de l UniversitĂ© de Stanford). a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v x y z a> [accueil] [ateliers] [culture Ă  cluj] [lectorat] [Ă©crivez-nous] A ABIBOCHER (S ) vb. pron. NĂ©ologisme formĂ© Ă  partir de rabibocher (rĂ©concilier quelqu’un avec quelqu’un d’autre). Signifie dont se lier d amitiĂ©. Le glossaire de la PlĂ©iade indique qu en emploi transitif, veut dire Ă©galement mettre en Ă©tat . ‘Se mettre bien avec la mort, qu’elle leur fasse pas de mal Ă  eux, leur cher ‘eux’, le moment venu
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 s’abibocher avec elle !
’ FI, 11. Ça m abiboche pour La Villette. PlĂ©iade IV, App. II, 616. * ABÎMER vb. tr. D aprĂšs le glossaire de la PlĂ©iade IV, maltraiter quelqu un en paroles. Il m a abĂźmĂ©, hein ? Jules ? FII, 183. * ACHARNERIE n. f. NĂ©ologisme Ă  partir de acharnement. Une acharnerie d intempĂ©rie! rarissime! F1, 17.
http://duclos.tripod.com/Dictiona.htm

1319 therevox : custom musical instruments
Inspired by the Ondes Martenot s au ruban controller, the ET-4 is controlled by moving a finger along a reference keyboard shaped to provide tactile feedback. Dual pressure sensitive intensity keys control the amplitude of the ET-4 s two independent analog oscillators. Combined with a filter, white noise generator and internal spring reverb the ET-4 is an expressive and versatile performance synthesizer.
http://therevox.com/

1269 the-best-time-to-buy-anything-during-the-year
A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here's your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the best times to buy everything this year. always up to date guide, best time to buy, saving money, buying guide, buying, shopping, money, discounts, deals, financial, personal finance, chart, feature, Lifehacker
http://lifehacker.com/5973864/the-best-time-to-buy-anything-during-the-year

1248 De la production de peluches vivantes en ex URSS : L'expérience de la Ferme aux Renards - Strange Stuff And Funky Things
  Introduction:   Notre histoire commence en SibĂƒÂƒĂ‚Â©rie à la toute fin des annĂƒÂƒĂ‚Â©es 50. A cette ĂƒÂƒĂ‚Â©poque, lñ€™Union SoviĂƒÂƒĂ‚Â©tique relùve doucement la tÃÂÂȘte aprùs le fiasco Trofim Lyssenko,
http://ssaft.com/Blog/dotclear/index.php?post/2009/08/23/De-la-production-de-peluches-vivantes-en-ex-URSS-%3A-L-exp%C3%A9rience-de-la-Ferme-aux-Renards

1247 Les commandes dos de Windows
Panneau de configuration * ACCESS.CPL : ouvre les options d'accessibilitĂ© (Pour XP uniquement) * APPWIZ.CPL : ouvre l'outil Ajouter/Supprimer un programme * AZMAN.MSC : ouvre le gestionnaire d'autorisations (Pour Vista uniquement) * CERTMGR.MSC : ouvre les certificats pour l’utilisateur actuel * CLICONFG : ouvre la configuration des clients SQL * COLLAB.CPL : ouvre le voisinage immĂ©diat (Pour Vista uniquement) * COMEXP.MSC ou bien DCOMCNFG : ouvre l'outil services et composants (Pour Vista uniquement) * COMPMGMT.MSC : ouvre l'outil de gestion de l'ordinateur * COMPUTERDEFAULTS : ouvrir l’outil des programmes par dĂ©faut (Pour Vista uniquement) * CONTROL /NAME MICROSOFT.BACKUPANDRESTORECENTER : ouvre le centre de sauvegarde et de restauration (Pour Vista uniquement). Tutoriel ICI * CONTROL ADMINTOOLS : ouvre les outils d'administrations * CONTROL COLOR : ouvre les paramĂštres de l'apparence * CONTROL FOLDERS : ouvre les options de dossiers * CONTROL FONTS : ouvre le gestionnaire de polices * CONTROL INTERNATIONAL ou bien INTL.CPL : ouvre les options rĂ©gionales et linguistiques * CONTROL KEYBOARD : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s du clavier * CONTROL MOUSE ou bien MAIN.CPL : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s de la souris * CONTROL PRINTERS : ouvre les imprimantes et les fax disponibles * CONTROL USERPASSWORDS : ouvre l’éditeur des comptes utilisateurs * CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2 ou bien NETPLWIZ : contrĂŽle les utilisateurs et leurs accĂšs< * CONTROL : ouvre le panneau de configuration * CREDWIZ : ouvre l’outil de sauvegarde et restauration des mots de passe des utilisateurs (Pour Vista uniquement) * DESK.CPL : ouvre les paramĂštres d'affichage * DEVMGMT.MSC : ouvre les gestionnaire de pĂ©riphĂ©riques. Tutoriel ICI * DRWTSN32 : ouvre Dr. Watson (Pour XP uniquement) * DXDIAG : ouvre l'outil de diagnostic DirectX * EVENTVWR ou bien EVENTVWR.MSC : ouvre l'observateur d'Ă©vĂšnements * FSMGMT.MSC : ouvre les dossiers partagĂ©s * GPEDIT.MSC : ouvre l’éditeur des stratĂ©gies de groupe (Pour les Ă©ditions professionnelles et plus de Windows) * HDWWIZ.CPL : ouvre l'assistant ajout de matĂ©riels * INFOCARDCPL.CPL : ouvre l'assistant compatibilitĂ© des programmes * IRPROPS.CPL : ouvre le gestionnaire d'infrarouge * ISCSICPL : ouvre l'outil de configuration de l'initiateur ISCI Microsoft (Pour Vista uniquement) * JOY.CPL : ouvre l'outil de contrĂŽleur de jeu * LPKSETUP : ouvre l’assistant d’installation et dĂ©sinstallation des langues d’affichage (Pour Vista uniquement) * LUSRMGR.MSC : ouvre l’éditeur des utilisateurs et groupes locaux * MDSCHED : ouvre l'outil de diagnostics de la mĂ©moire Windows (Pour Vista uniquement) * MMC : ouvre une nouvelle console vide * MMSYS.CPL : ouvre les paramĂštres de sons * MOBSYNC : ouvre le centre de synchronisation * MSCONFIG : ouvre l'outil de configuration du systĂšme * NAPCLCFG.MSC : ouvre l'outil de configuration du client NAP (Pour Vista uniquement) * NTMSMGR.MSC : ouvre le gestionnaire des supports de stockage amovibles * NTMSOPRQ.MSC : ouvre les demandes de l'opĂ©rateur de stockage amovible * ODBCAD32 : ouvre l'administrateur de sources de donnĂ©es ODBC * OPTIONALFEATURES : ouvre l’outil Ajouter/Supprimer des composants Windows (Pour Vista uniquement) * PERFMON ou bien PERFMON.MSC : ouvre le moniteur de fiabilitĂ© et de performances Windows. * POWERCFG.CPL : ouvre le gestionnaire des modes d’alimentation (Pour Vista uniquement) * REGEDIT ou bien REGEDT32 (Pour Vista uniquement) : ouvre l'Ă©diteur de registre * REKEYWIZ : ouvre le gestionnaire des certificats de chiffrement de fichiers (Pour Vista uniquement) * RSOP.MSC : ouvre le jeu de stratĂ©gie rĂ©sultant * SECPOL.MSC : ouvre les paramĂštres de sĂ©curitĂ©s locales * SERVICES.MSC : ouvre le gestionnaire de services * SLUI : ouvre l’assistant d’activation de Windows (Pour Vista uniquement) * SYSDM.CPL : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s systĂšme * SYSEDIT : ouvre l’éditeur de configuration systĂšme (Attention, Ă  manipuler avec prudence) * SYSKEY : ouvre l’utilitaire de protection de la base de donnĂ©es des comptes Windows (Attention, Ă  manipuler avec extrĂȘme prudence !) * SYSPREP: ouvre le dossier contenant l'outil de prĂ©paration du systĂšme (Pour Vista uniquement) * TABLETPC.CPL : ouvre les paramĂštres pour Tablet pc (Pour Vista uniquement) * TASKSCHD.MSC ou bien CONTROL SCHEDTASKS : ouvre le planificateur de tĂąches (Pour Vista uniquement) * TELEPHON.CPL : ouvre l'outil de connexion tĂ©lĂ©phonique * TIMEDATE.CPL : ouvre les paramĂštres de l'heure et de la date * TPM.MSC : ouvre l'outil gestion de module de plateforme sĂ©curisĂ©e sur l'ordinateur local (Pour Vista uniquement) * UTILMAN : ouvre les options d’ergonomie (Pour Vista uniquement) * VERIFIER : ouvre le gestionnaire de vĂ©rification des pilotes * WMIMGMT.MSC : ouvre Windows Management Infrastructure * WSCUI.CPL : ouvre le centre de sĂ©curitĂ© Windows * WUAUCPL.CPL : ouvre le service de mise Ă  jour Windows (Pour XP uniquement) Programmes et outils Windows * %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\RESTORE\RSTRUI.EXE : ouvre l’outil de restauration de systĂšme (Pour XP uniquement). Tutoriel ICI * CALC : ouvre la calculatrice * CHARMAP : ouvre la table des caractĂšres * CLIPBRD : ouvre le presse papier (Pour XP uniquement, pour l'ajouter Ă  Vista voir ICI) * CMD : ouvre l'invite de commandes * DIALER : ouvre le numĂ©rateur tĂ©lĂ©phonique de Windows * DVDPLAY : ouvre votre lecteur DVD * EUDCEDIT : ouvre l’éditeur de caractĂšres privĂ©s * EXPLORER : ouvre l'explorateur Windows * FSQUIRT : Assistant transfert Bluetooth * IEXPLORE : ouvre Internet explorer * IEXPRESS : ouvre l’assistant de crĂ©ation des archives auto-extractibles. Tutoriel ICI * JOURNAL : ouvre un nouveau journal (Pour Vista uniquement) * MAGNIFY : ouvre la loupe * MBLCTR : ouvre le centre de mobilitĂ© de Windows (Pour Vista uniquement) * MIGWIZ : ouvre l'outil de transfert de fichiers et de paramĂštres Windows (Pour Vista uniquement) * MIGWIZ.EXE : ouvre l'outil de transfert de fichiers et de paramĂštres Windows (pour XP uniquement) * MOVIEMK : ouvre Windows Movie Maker * MRT : lance l’utilitaire de suppression de logiciel malveillant. Tutoriel ICI * MSDT : ouvre l’outil de diagnostics et support Microsoft * MSINFO32 : ouvre les informations systĂšme * MSPAINT : ouvre Paint * MSRA : ouvre l'assistance Ă  distance Windows * MSTSC : ouvre l'outil de connexion du bureau a distance * NOTEPAD : ouvre le bloc-notes * OSK : ouvre le clavier visuel. Tutoriel ICI * PRINTBRMUI : ouvre l'assistant de migration d'imprimante (Vista uniquement) * RSTRUI : ouvre l'outil de restauration du systĂšme (Pour Vista uniquement) * SIDEBAR : ouvre le volet Windows (Pour Vista uniquement) * SIGVERIF : ouvre l'outil de vĂ©rification des signatures de fichiers * SNDVOL : ouvre le mĂ©langeur de volume * SNIPPINGTOOL : ouvre l'outil capture d'Ă©cran (Pour Vista uniquement). Tutoriel ICI * SOUNDRECORDER : ouvre le magnĂ©tophone * STIKYNOT : ouvre le pense-bĂȘte (Pour Vista uniquement) * TABTIP : ouvre le panneau de saisie Tablet PC (Pour Vista uniquement) * TASKMGR : ouvre le gestionnaire des tĂąches Windows * WAB : ouvre les contacts (Pour Vista uniquement) * WERCON : ouvre l'outil de rapports et de solutions aux problĂšmes (Pour Vista uniquement) * WINCAL : ouvre le calendrier Windows (Pour Vista uniquement) * WINCHAT : ouvre le logiciel Microsoft de chat en rĂ©seau (Pour Windows XP uniquement) * WINDOWSANYTIMEUPGRADE : permet la mise Ă  niveau de Windows Vista * WINVER : ouvre la fenĂȘtre pour connaĂźtre votre version Windows * WINWORD: ouvre Word (s'il est installĂ©) * WMPLAYER : ouvre le lecteur Windows Media * WRITE ou bien Wordpad : ouvre Wordpad Gestion des disques * CHKDSK : effectue une analyse de la partition prĂ©cisĂ©e dans les paramĂštres de la commande (Pour plus d’informations, tapez CHKDSK /? dans l’invite de commande CMD) * CLEANMGR : ouvre l'outil de nettoyage de disque * DEFRAG: DĂ©fragmente le disque dur (pour savoir comment utiliser, c'est ici ) * DFRG.MSC : ouvre l’outil de dĂ©fragmentation de disque * DISKMGMT.MSC : ouvre le gestionnaire de disques * DISKPART : ouvre l’outil de partitionnement (un peu lourd Ă  manipuler) Gestion des rĂ©seaux et Internet * CONTROL NETCONNECTIONS ou bien NCPA.CPL : ouvre les connexions rĂ©seau * FIREWALL.CPL : ouvre le pare-feu Windows * INETCPL.CPL : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s internet * IPCONFIG : affiche les configurations des adresses IP sur l’ordinateur (Pour plus d’informations, tapez IPCONFIG /? dans l’invite de commande CMD) * NETSETUP.CPL : ouvre l’assistant configuration rĂ©seau (Pour XP uniquement) * WF.MSC : ouvre les fonctions avancĂ©es du pare-feu Windows (Pour Vista uniquement). Tutoriel ICI * À VOIR ÉGALEMENT : Commandes IP relatives aux rĂ©seaux sous Windows Commandes IP relatives aux rĂ©seaux sous Windows Il est parfois trĂšs utile de connaĂźtre les commandes IP, pour analyser voire configurer ses rĂ©seaux TCP/IP. Voici la liste de ces commandes Ă  utiliser dans une fenĂȘtre DOS : * Ping * Tracert * IpConfig * NetStat * Route * Arp * NbtStat * Telnet * Hostname * Ftp * NsLookUp * NetSh ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ PING : Teste la connexion rĂ©seau avec une adresse IP distante ping -t [IP ou host] ping -l 1024 [IP ou host] * L’option -t permet de faire des pings en continu jusqu’à Ctrl-C. o Si vous avez prĂ©cisĂ© l'option -t vous pouvez Ă  tout moment avoir des statistiques sans interrompre les requĂȘtes ping en appuyant sur Ctrl+Attn (aussi nommĂ© Ctrl+Pause) Cette commande est aussi utile pour gĂ©nĂ©rer une charge rĂ©seau en spĂ©cifiant la taille du paquet avec l’option -l et la taille du paquet en octets. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TRACERT : Affiche toutes les adresses IP intermĂ©diaires par lesquelles passe un paquet entre la machine locale et l’adresse IP spĂ©cifiĂ©e. tracert [@IP ou nom du host] tracert -d [@IP ou nom du host] Cette commande est utile si la commande ping ne donne pas de rĂ©ponse, afin d'Ă©tablir Ă  quel niveau la connexion est dĂ©faillante. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- IPCONFIG : Affiche ou rafraĂźchit la configuration rĂ©seau TCP/IP ipconfig /all [/release [carte]] [/renew [carte]] /flushdns /displaydns /registerdns [-a] [-a] [-a] Cette commande, exĂ©cutĂ©e sans option, affiche l’adresse IP en cours, le masque rĂ©seau ainsi que la passerelle par dĂ©faut au niveau des interfaces rĂ©seau connues sur la machine locale. * /all: Affiche toute la configuration rĂ©seau, y compris les serveurs DNS, WINS, bail DHCP, etc ... * /renew [carte]: Renouvelle la configuration DHCP de toutes les cartes (si aucune carte n'est spĂ©cifiĂ©e) ou d'une carte spĂ©cifique avec le paramĂštre carte. Le nom de carte est celui qui apparaĂźt avec ipconfig sans paramĂštre. * /release [carte]: Envoie un message DHCPRELEASE au serveur DHCP pour libĂ©rer la configuration DHCP actuelle et annuler la configuration d'adresse IP de toutes les cartes (si aucune carte n'est spĂ©cifiĂ©e) ou d'une carte spĂ©cifique avec paramĂštre carte. Ce paramĂštre dĂ©sactive TCP/IP pour les cartes configurĂ©es de maniĂšre Ă  obtenir automatiquement une adresse IP. * /flushdns: Vide et rĂ©initialise le cache de rĂ©solution du client DNS. Cette option est utile pour exclure les entrĂ©es de caches nĂ©gatives ainsi que toutes les autres entrĂ©es ajoutĂ©es de façon dynamique. * /displaydns: Affiche le cache de rĂ©solution du client DNS, qui inclut les entrĂ©es prĂ©chargĂ©es Ă  partir du fichier des hĂŽtes locaux ainsi que tous les enregistrements de ressources rĂ©cemment obtenus pour les requĂȘtes de noms rĂ©solues par l'ordinateur. Le service Client DNS utilise ces informations pour rĂ©soudre rapidement les noms frĂ©quemment sollicitĂ©s, avant d'interroger ses serveurs DNS configurĂ©s. * /registerdns: Actualise tous les baux DHCP et rĂ©inscrit les noms DNS. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ NETSTAT : Affiche l’état de la pile TCP/IP sur la machine locale NETSTAT [-a] [-e] [-n] [-s] [-p proto] [-r] [intervalle] * -a Affiche toutes les connexions et ports d'Ă©coute (Les connexions cĂŽtĂ© serveur sont normalement inhibĂ©es). * -e Affiche les statistiques Ethernet. Peut ĂȘtre combinĂ©e avec l'option -s. * -n Affiche les adresses et les numĂ©ros de port sous forme numĂ©rique. * -p proto Affiche les connexions pour le protocole spĂ©cifiĂ© par proto; proto peut ĂȘtre TCP ou UDP. UtilisĂ© avec l'option -s pour afficher des statistiques par protocole, proto peut ĂȘtre TCP, UDP, ou IP. * -r Affiche le contenu de la table de routage. * -s Affiche les statistiques par protocole. Par dĂ©faut, des statistiques sur TCP, UDP et IP sont visualisĂ©es; l'option -p peut ĂȘtre utilisĂ©e pour spĂ©cifier un sous-ensemble du dĂ©faut. * intervalle: RĂ©affiche les statistiques sĂ©lectionnĂ©es, avec une pause de "intervalle" secondes entre chaque affichage. Appuyez sur Ctrl+C pour arrĂȘter l'affichage des statistiques. * -abnov Affiche les processus qui utilisent la connexion internet (Adresse IP local, port, adress IP distante et le PID du processus qui utilise la connexion ainsi que son nom). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ROUTE : Affiche ou modifie la table de routage ROUTE [-f] [commande [destination] [MASK masque rĂ©seau] [passerelle] * -f Efface les tables de routage de toutes les entrĂ©es de passerelles. UtilisĂ© conjointement Ă  une des commandes, les tables sont effacĂ©es avant l'exĂ©cution de la commande. * -p Rend rĂ©manente l’entrĂ©e dans la table aprĂšs le reboot de la machine * commande SpĂ©cifie une des quatre commandes : o DELETE: Efface un itinĂ©raire. o PRINT: Affiche un itinĂ©raire. o ADD: Ajoute un itinĂ©raire. o CHANGE: Modifie un itinĂ©raire existant. * destination: SpĂ©cifie l'hĂŽte. * MASK: Si le mot clĂ© MASK est prĂ©sent, le paramĂštre suivant est interprĂ©tĂ© comme le paramĂštre masque rĂ©seau. * masque rĂ©seau: Fourni, il spĂ©cifie la valeur de masque de sous-rĂ©seau Ă  associer Ă  cette entrĂ©e d'itinĂ©raire. Non spĂ©cifiĂ©, il prend la valeur par dĂ©faut 255.255.255.255. * passerelle: SpĂ©cifie la passerelle. * METRIC: SpĂ©cifie le coĂ»t mĂ©trique pour la destination ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ARP : RĂ©solution des adresses IP en adresses MAC. Affiche et modifie les tables de traduction des adresses IP en adresses physiques utilisĂ©es par le protocole de rĂ©solution d'adresses ARP. ARP -s adr_inet adr_eth [adr_if] ARP -d adr_inet [adr_if] ARP -a [adr_inet] [-N adr_if] * -a Affiche les entrĂ©es ARP actives en interrogeant le protocole de donnĂ©es actif. Si adr_inet est spĂ©cifiĂ©, seules les adresses IP et physiques de l'ordinateur spĂ©cifiĂ© sont affichĂ©es. Si plus d'une interface rĂ©seau utilise ARP, les entrĂ©es de chaque table ARP sont affichĂ©es. * -g Identique Ă  -a. * adr_inet SpĂ©cifie une adresse internet. * -N adr_if Affiche les entrĂ©es ARP pour l'interface rĂ©seau spĂ©cifiĂ©e par adr_if. * -d Efface l'hĂŽte spĂ©cifiĂ© par adr_inet. * -s Ajoute l'hĂŽte et associe l'adresse Internet adr_inet avec l'adresse physique adr_eth. L'adresse physique est donnĂ©e sous forme de 6 octets hexadĂ©cimaux sĂ©parĂ©s par des tirets. L'entrĂ©e est permanente. * adr_eth SpĂ©cifie une adresse physique. * adr_if PrĂ©cisĂ©e, elle spĂ©cifie l'adresse Internet de l'interface dont la table de traduction des adresses devrait ĂȘtre modifiĂ©e. Non prĂ©cisĂ©e, la premiĂšre interface applicable sera utilisĂ©e. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NBTSTAT : Mise Ă  jour du cache du fichier Lmhosts. Affiche les statistiques du protocole et les connexions TCP/IP actuelles utilisant NBT (NetBIOS sur TCP/IP). NBTSTAT [-a Nom Distant] [-A adresse IP] [-c] [-n] [-r] [-R] [-s] [S] [intervalle] * -a (Ă©tat carte) Liste la table de noms de la machine distante (nom connu). * -A (Ă©tat carte) Liste la table de noms de la machine distante (adresse IP). * -c (cache) Liste le cache de noms distants y compris les adresses IP. * -n (noms) Liste les noms NetBIOS locaux. * -r (rĂ©solus) Liste les noms rĂ©solus par diffusion et via WINS. * -R (Recharge) Purge et recharge la table du cache de noms distantes. * -S (Sessions) Liste la table de sessions avec les adresses destination IP. * -s (sessions) Liste la table de sessions convertissant les adresses de destination IP en noms d'hĂŽtes via le fichier hĂŽtes. Un Exemple : nbtstat -A @IP Cette commande renvoie le nom NetBIOS, nom du systĂšme, les utilisateurs connectĂ©s ...de la machine distante. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- TELNET telnet telnet La commande telnet permet d'accĂ©der en mode Terminal (Ecran passif) Ă  un host distant. Elle permet Ă©galement de vĂ©rifier si un service quelconque TCP tourne sur un serveur distant en spĂ©cifiant aprĂšs l’adresse IP le numĂ©ro de port TCP. C’est ainsi que l’on peut tester si le service SMTP, par exemple, tourne sur un serveur Microsoft Exchange en utilisant l’adresse IP du connecteur SMTP et puis 25 comme numĂ©ro de port. Les ports les plus courants sont : * ftp (21), * telnet (23), * smtp (25), * www (80), * kerberos (88), * pop3 (110), * nntp (119) * et nbt (137-139). --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOSTNAME : Affiche le nom de la machine Ftp FTP: Client de tĂ©lĂ©chargement de fichiers ftp –s: * -s cette option permet de lancer des FTP en mode batch : spĂ©cifie un fichier textuel contenant les commandes FTP. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NsLookUp: envoie des requĂȘtes DNS sur un serveur DNS au choix nslookup [domaine] [serveur dns] La commande NsLookUp permet d'envoyer des requĂȘtes DNS Ă  un serveur. Par dĂ©faut, si vous ne mettez pas le serveur DNS, la commande utilisera celui qui est configurĂ© pour votre interface rĂ©seau (celui que vous utilisez pour naviguer sur internet, par exemple) mais vous pouvez forcer l'utilisation d'un autre serveur. Par exemple, pour demander au serveur DNS 10.0.0.3 l'adresse IP correspondante Ă  l'adresse www.commentcamarche.net: nslookup www.commentcamarche.net 10.0.0.3 * Si vous ne prĂ©cisez aucun paramĂštre pour nslookup, un shell s'ouvrira en attente de requĂȘtes de votre part. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Netsh (network shell : shell rĂ©seau) est un utilitaire en ligne de commande inclus dans la gamme des systĂšmes d'exploitation Windows NT (NT, 2000, XP, 2003 Serveur, Vista) Ă  partir de Windows 2000. Il permet la configuration du rĂ©seau, localement ou Ă  distance. Une utilisation classique de netsh est la rĂ©initialisation de la pile TCP/IP Ă  ses paramĂštres d'origines (Sous Windows 98, cette opĂ©ration nĂ©cessitait la rĂ©installation de l'adaptateur TCP/IP). Dans ce mode, vous devez fournir Ă  la commande un fichier journal (log). Celui-ci sera rempli avec les valeurs affectĂ©es par netsh. Netsh permet aussi (entre autres) de changer l'adresse IP de la machine. Exemples d'utilisations : - RĂ©initialisation de la pile TCP/IP : netsh interface ip reset C:\resetlog.txt - Adresse IP statique : netsh interface ip set address local static 123.123.123.123 255.255.255.0 - Adresse IP dynamique : netsh interface ip set address name="Connexion au rĂ©seau local" source=dhcp - Netsh et IPv6 : Netsh peut Ă©galement ĂȘtre utilisĂ© pour lire des informations provenant de la pile IPv6, cette commande est plus facile Ă  utiliser que la commande IPv6.exe et fournit quasiment le mĂȘme niveau d'information. Pour afficher votre adresse IPv6 en utilisant netsh : netsh interface ipv6 show address Autres commandes * %HOMEDRIVE% : ouvre l'explorateur sur la partition ou le systĂšme d'exploitation est installĂ© * %HOMEPATH% : ouvre le dossier d'utilisateur connectĂ© actuellement C:\Documents and settings\[nom d'utilisateur] * %PROGRAMFILES% : ouvre le dossier d’installation d’autres programmes (Program Files) * %TEMP% ou bien %TMP% : ouvre le dossier temporaire * %USERPROFILE% : ouvre le dossier du profil de l'utilisateur connectĂ© actuellement * %WINDIR% ou bien %SYSTEMROOT% : ouvre le dossier d’installation de Windows * %WINDIR%\system32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll : affiche la fenĂȘtre "Supprimer le pĂ©riphĂ©rique en toute sĂ©curitĂ©" * AC3FILTER.CPL : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s du filtre AC3 (Si installĂ©) * FIREFOX : lance Mozilla FireFox (Si installĂ©) * JAVAWS : Visualise le cache du logiciel JAVA (Si installĂ©) * LOGOFF : ferme la session actuelle * NETPROJ : autorise ou pas la connexion Ă  un projecteur rĂ©seau (Pour Vista uniquement) * VĂ©rificateur des fichiers systĂšme (NĂ©cessite un CD de Windows si le cache n’est pas disponible): (Tutoriel ICI) o SFC /SCANNOW : scanne immĂ©diatement tous les fichiers systĂšme et rĂ©pare les fichiers endommagĂ©s o SFC /VERIFYONLY : scanne seulement les fichiers systĂšme o SFC /SCANFILE="nom et chemin de fichier" : scanne le fichier prĂ©cisĂ©, et le rĂ©pare s’il est endommagĂ© o SFC /VERIFYFILE="nom et chemin de fichier" : scanne seulement le fichier prĂ©cisĂ© o SFC /SCANONCE : scanne les fichiers systĂšme au prochain redĂ©marrage o SFC /REVERT : remet la configuration initiale (Pour plus d’informations, tapez SFC /? dans l’invite de commande CMD. * SHUTDOWN : Ă©teint Windows * SHUTDOWN –A : interrompe l’arrĂȘt de Windows * VSP1CLN : supprime le cache d'installation du service pack 1 de Vista (Tutoriel ICI) CrĂ©er votre propre commande Pour ceux qui aiment tout faire avec le clavier, il est possible de crĂ©er vos propres commandes exĂ©cutables dans Menu dĂ©marrer > ExĂ©cuter. Nous allons prendre l'exemple de la commande netnavig qui exĂ©cutera Mozilla FireFox. * Ouvrez la base de registre. * Allez vers la clĂ© HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE puis les sous-clĂ©s successives \SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths * Allez dans le menu Édition > Nouveau > ClĂ© et donnez-lui le nom netnavig.exe * Faites un double-clic sur la valeur que vous venez de crĂ©er, puis allez de nouveau dans le menu Édition > Nouveau > Valeur ChaĂźne et donnez-lui le nom Path * Faites encore un double-clic sur la valeur crĂ©Ă©e et entrez le chemin complet de l'application que vous voudrez lancer, dans notre exemple c'est C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox, puis validez. Il est possible de copier ce chemin Ă  partir de la barre d'adresse de l'explorateur directement. * Un autre double-clic sur la valeur (par dĂ©faut) et entrez l'exĂ©cutable de l'application avec son chemin complet : C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox, dans notre exemple. Ensuite, validez et fermez l'Ă©diteur de registre. Ainsi vous pouvez exĂ©cuter Mozilla Firefox juste en faisant: Menu dĂ©marrer > ExĂ©cuter > taper netnavig et valider. Vous pouvez faire la mĂȘme chose pour toutes les applications auxquelles vous voulez un accĂšs rapide avec le clavier.
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1236 Chapelier Fou présente "Protest" : une fiction musicale / a musical fiction — KissKissBankBank
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1208 Top Download Sites - DDLRank.com
DDLRank provides a list of all the top download sites. Find out where to download files and where to upload files. DDLRank, top download sites, top warez forums, top warez blogs, where to download files, where to upload files
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1191 instructables
Power tools such as Metal cutting mills and lathes, Drill presses, bandsaws, sanders and more may require .5HP to 2HP motors with the ability to fine ...
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1167 How to Solder an SMD LED | eHow.com
How to Solder an SMD LED. The small size of the SMD (Surface Mount Device) component and the confined workspace of the PCB (Printed Circuit Board) are the challenging parts of SMD soldering. The best approach is to obtain the proper equipment and to plan out the process, before you actually begin. Working with an LED (Light Emitting Diode) is no...
http://www.ehow.com/how_7502674_solder-smd-led.html

1161 body rock tv fitness
I have a non-fitness related life situation that I wanted to run by you guys
. I wanted to talk to you guys today about not always having to say your sorry. Are you one of those people who finds yourself apologizing for things just to smooth things over or avoid a confrontation? This ability is admirable in certain low-key non-crucial situations. It’s when we apologize for our beliefs and principles – or in the face of being bullied that we pay the high price of compromising ourselves. I have a friend who is being treated badly by certain members of her family. It really comes down to her not living her life exactly the way they think she should be living it. My friend is not endangering herself or others, she is kind hearted and generous to the extreme, but because she is not pulling the line and placing the needs of others before her own basic needs and happiness she is taking a lot of undeserved heat bordering on emotional abuse. Her strategy to this point has been to apologize left and right in an attempt to smooth it over and reset everything. It hasn’t worked and if anything it has given the people giving her a hard time more of a license to push it even further. I think there comes a time when you just have to say enough and stop apologizing. I think that there is more strength and balance in believing in yourself and respectfully staying firm in your truth. From this position I think both sides have the best chance of talking it through and resolving it. What do you guys think? Do you find yourself constantly apologizing to certain people in your life? Is it helping or making the relationship more challenging? Any advice for my friend?
http://www.bodyrock.tv/

1132 Mammoth Modular Synthesizer At MIT Museum
Just got an update from Joe Paradiso on his homebuilt mammoth analog modular synthesizer. He’s installed it in the MIT Museum and has completed a fairly epic patch which you can listen to (24 hours a day!) here. Joe will be at the museum this Thursday and Friday (2/23 and 2/24) at 1pm, demoing the synth to visitors, so be sure to stop by if you’re in the neighborhood. Here’s some info from Joe on the construction and inspiration for the latest patch. The second patch I made at the MIT Museum is totally done now, and you can hear it live on the stream. Listen to it at http://synth.media.mit.edu, and let me know what you think if you’re inclined – it’s running in physical space in Quad, of course – stereo on the stream. Note that this one has absolutely NO sequencer of any sort on it – all of the patterns you hear were made entirely from hand-patched logic (counters, ands, ors, flip flops, ring counters, rate multipliers, etc.). It’s an entirely different kind of composition environment from the norm – you really need to simultaneously be an engineer while being an artist and something of a performer. The inspiration for this patch started with the Boredoms – if you don’t know who they are, you should (http://www.boredoms.jp/). In particular, I was thinking of SuperRoots 9. The beauty of the patching interface is that you can never exactly nail what you start out to attain, but on the other hand, you get drawn into places you wouldn’t have normally gone once you start. The 3 drummers that Yamantaka Eye performs with lay down a compelling rhythm that my hand-patched logic and analog processing can’t match, of course. But this patch definitely has a strange jumpy groove once it gets into gear, and the 2-chord pad is archetypical too. Yes, Boredoms rule today! BTW, this patch took every cord I had, plus a good 30 more wires just shoved into the pin jacks – check out the photos here and here – the latter shows the kind of logic section patching complexity you need to build a sonic environment like this one. I’m ripping this baby out next Thursday, as I’ll be at the museum next Thursday and Friday (2/23 and 2/24) at 1pm to demonstrate the synthesizer to visitors – doing some very simple patches and showing off what the modules do in case anybody is interested in this. It will run continuously until then. Otherwise, enjoy the stream – there are moments of introspective drift in-between wild percussion (yes, Boredoms!). I might pull the percussion line back so it doesn’t come so often or regularly, but it’s essentially a wrap.
http://synth.media.mit.edu/

1130 a t m o s p h e r e on the Behance Network
Photography from Finland. mood,atmosphere,light,darkness,reflection,water,depth,mikko,lagerstedt,mikko lagerstedt,pattern,originality,creative,edit,flow,winter,night,stars
http://www.behance.net/gallery/a-t-m-o-s-p-h-e-r-e/2847831

1096 The Obscurometer - Music Obscurity Calculator - Artist gas anorex
Gas Anorex has an obscurity rating of 96.4 percent! Find your favorite band or artist's obscurity and calculate your musical obscurity at The Obscurometer.
http://obscurometer.com/artist/gas%2Banorex

1090 Nord Modular Index
Patches The Nord Modular patch archive. All patches ordered by author Patches catagorized by Kristof Middendorf Patches catagorized by 'sound' or 'style'. Most of these patches can also be found in the regular archive. Patches catagorized by Tony Smyth Patches catagorized by 'sound' or 'style'. Most of these patches can also be found in the regular archive. Patches zipped This folder holds the .ZIP-ed archives of the patches and interesting threads. These archives are updated every day, so all recent patches can be found here too. Interesting threads A growing collection of interesting articles from the Nord Modular mailing list. Workshops Workshops... Miscellaneous Here we keep everything that doesn't fit elsewhere Recent patches This folder contains patches that are extracted from the Nord Modular mailinglist automaticly. These files are not manually checked and might be broken, copyrighted or might contain doubles. Here you can find the latest patches only posted minutes ago ! FAQ FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions. Here you can find answers on subjects that arise frequently on the mailinglist.
http://nm-archives.electro-music.com/010_NordModular/

1083 colored screw
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1082 The Tascam 388

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1056 ĂŒber x0xSh0p.de
XOXBOX the x0xSh0p offers everything you need to construct your own x0xb0x. begun with the simple transistor, over really rare components like the AN6562 OP Amp, or the very rare 2SC1583 transistor those your x0xb0x to that make what it represents them later: the best 303 replica in the world! on the following pages you’ll find informations about the old TB-303 and naturally to the x0xb0x
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1052 Lab Overview
Not that I recommend this level of excitement to everyone, but this is my lab. It is my basement, and as you may note from the disheveled ceiling tiles up above, having this much equipment has actually forced me to purchase a separate AC unit for the basement. So my trendy two-zone AC house has now magically become a three-zone AC house. Fortunately, I didn't need a furnace for down here. Equipment is great in the winter to heat your house! The lab has taken on a life of it's own over time... It started out as a single standard 7-foot 19" rack. Then it grew to two standard racks... Then it changed into three Ortronics Mighty-Mo 19" rack systems (because those are cool). As seen now, it has changed yet again into four separate rack cabinets. The cabinets are a bit pricey, so they aren't all the same vendor. Note to all, even if you find a really good price on Ebay, be aware that you still have to ship them, and they weigh a LOT! (This means, have lots of friends and lots of pizza/beer!) Nov'04 -- Well, things have moved even more! The equipment was beating the AC unit that ran for the basement. So instead of being a three-level, three-zone house, we had to upgrade to being a four-zone house. Go figure. As noted above, I would not recommend this path to anyone unless you have a good amount of business to drive it! All of the equipment here is used for testing and lab purposes, but easily serves as Proof of Concept lab for many consulting clients of mine. The recent change was that the crawlspace area under the kitchen area was excavated out and had a concrete floor poured making an enclosed little room. In addition, a large air handler (AKA Mongo AC Unit) was put into that specific room and a door was installed for access and physical separation! While all a very interesting project, it is a pain to move any equipment that you amass, so definitely plan ahead for this sort of activity!
http://smorris.uber-geek.net/lab.htm

1051 QU’EST-CE QUE L’ARGENT ?
QU’EST-CE QUE L’ARGENT ? par Marc-Alain DESCAMPS L’argent nous le manions tous les jours. Tout le monde en veut plus et on ne peut rien faire sans lui, mais nous ne savons mĂȘme pas ce que c’est. C’est le processus final d’une longue histoire qui nous rĂ©serve bien des surprises. A. RĂ©sumons les principales Ă©tapes de l’histoire logique de la monnaie.
http://www.europsy.org/marc-alain/eco01.html

1048 COIL
COIL Any future official Coil news and releases will be made here. Jordi Devas (the executor of Peter's estate) and myself intend to make the entire Coil back catalogue available again on CD and any previously unreleased or unfinished work will be released as such. All in good time. There have been NO official Coil releases since Peter passed away and I can confirm that a recent unofficial release has absolutely nothing to do with Coil . Please don't feed these parasites to genuine creativity.
http://www.arktodd.com/page10.htm

1033 "I'm a technical lead on the Google+ team. Ask me anything."
I helped design and build a lot of the circles model and sharing UI for Google+. I was recruited to Google to work on "getting social right" in early 2010. Prior to that, I was CTO of Plaxo, and also its first employee (since March 2002). I've also spent many years working on open standards for the social web (OpenID, OAuth, Portable Contacts, WebFinger, etc.) Since I work for a big/public company (albeit a pretty cool one), I can't provide specific stats, dates for future features, or details of confidential code/algorithms. But I will do my best to be "refreshingly frank" about everything else. :)
http://anyasq.com/79-im-a-technical-lead-on-the-google+-team%20%20%20%20--

1020 GnomeActivityJournal - GNOME Live!
GNOME Activity Journal (formerly GNOME Zeitgeist) Contents GNOME Activity Journal (formerly GNOME Zeitgeist) Overview Code Getting in touch Use cases Grouping and Filtering Features TODO GUI Sprints Architecture Long term goals Video Mockups And Current Usage Sub Pages See Zeitgeist for information about the Zeitgeist engine used internally by the GNOME Activity Journal. Overview The GNOME Activity Journal is a tool for easily browsing and finding files on your computer. It uses Zeitgeist to get information and metadata on what files/websites/contacts/etc. you worked with. Links: Zeitgeist Website, Zeitgeist on Launchpad, GNOME Activity Journal on Launchpad Code The Zeitgeist code is split into two modules: GNOME Activity Journal (GTK+ interface) Project page: https://launchpad.net/gnome-activity-journal Repository: bzr branch lp:gnome-activity-journal Zeitgeist Engine Project page: https://launchpad.net/zeitgeist Repository: bzr branch lp:zeitgeist Getting in touch Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~gnome-zeitgeist-users IRC: #zeitgeist @ irc.freenode.net, #gnome-zeitgeist @ irc.gimp.org Use cases John turns on his computer to work on his seminar paper. Instead of digging through his hierarchal file system, he simply opens up GNOME Activity Journal and clicks on the top item in the "Recently Used Files" list. When he realizes that he can't remember the name of the website that he was reading for research yesterday, he simply looks at the list of files related to his paper and clicks on the website. More at the Zeitgeist Vision page. Grouping and Filtering Our goal is to group/filter the data by: Type of data Source Time Name Tags Neighbouring Data Comments Location of use (GPS) Features Browse activities Drag and Drop (not for links) Tagging Auto tagging Searching Filtering by Dataproviders/Time/Tags Bookmark Data TODO GUI Sprints Add an actions toolbar to quickly share items by email or instant messaging. (See nautilus-share) Architecture Experiment with Tracker, Soylent, and Empathy. Long term goals Better metadata extraction (see some of the sprints above) Integration with other computers and mobile devices. Video Zeitgeist video GAJ video Mockups And Current Usage Some work was done by the City of Largo in the past which replicated some of the features of the Activity Journal. Possibly some of this work can result in ideas for improving the User Interface. Mockups And Usage. Sub Pages /BolzanoIdeas /CityOfLargo /Ideas
http://live.gnome.org/action/show/GnomeActivityJournal?action=show&redirect=GnomeZeitgeist

1015 Aliens Project » SynxsS Studio News #082
Endlich sind die Umbaumaßnahmen soweit beendet, der ganze MĂŒll und Dreck ist raus und ich kann wieder ganz normal hier arbeiten. Kein Staub mehr -jaaaa. Alle Synthies, die ich vorrĂŒbergehend weggepackt hatte, sind wieder soweit einsatzbereit. Okay, hier und da fehlt noch ein Kabel, aber das ist ja schnell eingesteckt. Das neue Regal fĂŒr die Kleinsynthies macht sich prima, so hab ich kĂŒnftig alle GerĂ€te sofort greifbar. Praktisch, wenn ich meine Livesachen in die Koffer packe. Das grĂŒne Licht hat verschiedene Farben und reicht von blĂ€ulichem bis zu gelblichen GrĂŒntönen. Irgendwie kann ich das mit meiner Einfachknipse auf den Bilden garnicht richtig einfangen, schaut aber in natura schon sehr spacig aus. Der ganze Dekokram hĂ€ngt auch, hatte noch ein paar alte Munitionskisten hier rumliegen, die habe ich auch gleich mit verbaut. “Eigentlich” wollte ich ja “nur” ein paar Alubleche an die Wand schrauben
 Im oberen Bereich hatte ich ja schon umgebaut, da hat sich seit Februar eigentlich nichts mehr verĂ€ndert. Nun denn, viel Spaß mit den Bildern. Wenn ihr “Synxxs Studio News” in die Suchmaske eingebt, findet ihr noch ganz viele Bilder mehr.
http://aliens-project.de/blog/?p=13863

1014 Nord Modular Tips & Tricks
synth clavia Nord Modular & Micro Modular V3.03 tips & tricks Welcome to the Nord Modular and Micro Modular 'tips and tricks' section! The workshops of this section are created by a very skilled Nord Modular user: Rob Hordijk. On the 'tips and tricks' pages you will find various information regarding sound synthesis techniques. With every topic comes a workshop where you can follow the practical, non-mathematical, musician-oriented examples. The patches are kept as simple as possible showing only the basic connections. So it's up to you to color the tone to your liking, add modulation, etc., thus turning them into musically useful patches. Occasionally there might be a 'professional' patch as a bonus. If you have a Nord Modular or Nord MicroModular synthesizer you can download the example patches directly from the workshops into the Modular Editor V3.03 program and your synth and play with them. Just click on the patch image to download the actual patch to your Modular. If you do not have a Nord Modular you can download the Modular Editor V3.03 software here and check out the patches visually. Another very skilled Nord Modular/G2 user - Roland Kuit - has made the E-Book "SoundLab". This book covers synthesis techniques from A-Z, history of electronic music and composing techniques. For more info about the SoundLab E-Book, please visit: http://rolandkuit.blogspot.com/Topics available: Basics of sound synthesis on the Nord Modular This extensive section describes the basics of synthesis. (By Rob Hordijk) Basic synthesis Oscillator synchronisation This topic covers hardsync, softsync, FM-sync and VOSIM, a special application of sync. (By Rob Hordijk) Sync workshop Frequency Modulation This topic covers different types of FM, like linear FM, Phase Modulation and fixed formant FM. (By Rob Hordijk) FM Workshop Using the delay module It's too short for echos, but it's a valuable tool that can be used in a variety of ways, creating both sound effects as well as physical models of plucked string sounds and resonant bodies. (By Rob Hordijk) Delay Module Workshop Using logic modules Mastering those yellow connections. (By Rob Hordijk) Logic Workshop
http://www.clavia.se/nordmodular/Modularzone/index.html#SyncWorkshop

989 Blog de Hugues Truttmann: Entretien d'embauche et intelligence émotionnelle : la méthode I.D.E.A.L.
Entretien d'embauche et intelligence Ă©motionnelle : la mĂ©thode I.D.E.A.L. Pour un candidat, quelle est la diffĂ©rence entre un entretien d’embauche rĂ©ussi et un entretien d’embauche ratĂ© ? Partons de l’hypothĂšse que 2 candidats de formation et d’expĂ©rience Ă©quivalente passent un entretien pour un mĂȘme poste. Tous les 2 ont eu un entretien avec le mĂȘme recruteur. Pour le premier, le recruteur donne une suite favorable, pour le 2Ăšme, cela n’ira malheureusement pas plus loin, le candidat Ă©tait dans un mauvais jour certainement... Ayant fait passer des entretiens Ă  des centaines de candidats, j’ai constatĂ© que j’ai systĂ©matiquement donnĂ© une suite favorable Ă  ceux qui ont rĂ©ussi Ă  me faire “passer Ă  l’action”, c’est-Ă  dire qu’ils ont suscitĂ© chez moi l’intĂ©rĂȘt, puis le dĂ©sir qui m’a motivĂ© Ă  parler positivement et avec enthousiasme de leur candidature Ă  mes clients. Le candidat qui rĂ©ussit est donc celui qui est capable de transfĂ©rer de la sincĂ©ritĂ©, de l’intĂ©rĂȘt, de la motivation, de l’enthousiame ou toute autre Ă©motion positive. Le candidat qui rate a quant Ă  lui transfĂ©rĂ© des Ă©motions nĂ©gatives (dĂ©sintĂ©rĂȘt, peur, tristesse, ennui, etc...). Une Ă©motion positive fait passer Ă  l’action, une Ă©motion nĂ©gative, jamais. RĂ©ussir un entretien consiste donc Ă  utiliser efficacement son intelligence Ă©motionnelle. Voici une dĂ©finition de l’intelligence Ă©motionnelle : “HabiletĂ© Ă  percevoir et Ă  exprimer les Ă©motions, Ă  les intĂ©grer pour faciliter la pensĂ©e, Ă  comprendre et Ă  raisonner avec les Ă©motions, ainsi qu’à rĂ©guler les Ă©motions chez soi et chez les autres.” Une des composante de cette forme d’intelligence est l’empathie qui est la “capacitĂ© Ă  partager les Ă©motions avec autrui, sans confusion entre soi et l’autre”. Comment activer son intelligence Ă©motionnelle et motiver un recruteur ? En appliquant la mĂ©thode I.D.E.A.L : Cette mĂ©thode n’est pas une technique, mais plutĂŽt une attitude Ă  adopter. Avant chaque entretien dites - vous ceci et APPLIQUEZ - LE ! I Decide to act with Empathy by Asking questions and Listening Soit “Je dĂ©cide d’agir avec empathie en posant des questions et en Ă©coutant” Poser des questions (sincĂšres et honnĂȘtes) permet de garder le contrĂŽle d’un entretien, Ă©couter (sans faire semblant) permet de diriger une conversation et de montrer que l’on s’intĂ©resse Ă  son interlocuteur. Le meilleur des candidats n’est pas celui qui parle le plus, mais celui qui saura vĂ©hiculer une bonne Ă©nergie et des Ă©motions positives dans ses paroles et son attitude. Motiver un recruteur ne consiste pas Ă  savoir se vendre en faisant l’étalage de tous les avantages que l’on peut avoir. Ne faites pas comme ce (mauvais) vendeur de voiture qui vous prĂ©sente toutes les caractĂ©ristiques et superbes options d’une voiture SAUF celle qui va vous faire passer Ă  l’action, c’est - Ă  - dire vous engager en signant un bon de commande ! Posez donc LA question que jamais personne ne pose, mais qui vous fera obligatoirement ressortir du lot : Candidat : “Monsieur le Recruteur, pour ce poste, pourriez-vous me dĂ©crire quel est selon vous le candidat IDEAL ?” > ECOUTE Recruteur : “Pour ce poste le candidat IDEAL doit avoir les qualitĂ©s suivantes :” QualitĂ© A QualitĂ© B QualitĂ© C Etc... Candidat : “De toutes ces qualitĂ©s, quelle est selon vous LA PLUS IMPORTANTE ?" > ECOUTE Recruteur : “Sans AUCUN DOUTE, la qualitĂ© B” Candidat : “J’ai la qualitĂ© B, parce que (prouvez par des FAITS, expĂ©rience, formation, vĂ©cu) et d’autre part j’ai Ă©galement la qualitĂ© A, parce que...... et la qualitĂ© C, parce que...... > PASSAGE A L’ACTION Candidat : “Monsieur le Recruteur, dans ce cas, comment pouvons - nous envisager la suite des Ă©vĂšnements ? Testez, c’est puissant et cela fonctionne !
http://truttmann.blogspot.com/2011/02/entretien-dembauche-et-intelligence.html

987 Alesis Micron
This is one of the cutest, smallest, yet most powerful synths I've ever put my hands on! The Micron is the sequel to the popular Ion, and while it can be considered as the Ion's younger brother, it actually has a few enhancements that are absent on the big bro. This is a very clean, precise, sparkly and definitely virtual analog (or analog modeled) sounding synth. Eight voices of polyphony are plenty for these types of units, but we would always want more. The synth engine is the same as the Ion though, but extra and welcome features include sequencing, arpeggio, and great on board percussion, and the ability to build patterns. The Micron really sounds bigger than it looks: while personally I feel that the character of its synth engine leans on the more digitally precise DSP side of virtual analog technology, it's certainly capable of huge, warm and fat sounds. The main panel is logically laid out and easy to understand. At the very left, a big red knob offers volume control; the two "m1" and "m2" sliders provide useful modulation control, typically (but not always) vibrato and filter cutoff. The three knobs labeled "x", "y" and "z" also offer way of modulating sounds, and can (ought to) be assigned to your favorite parameters. Two octave buttons, and other useful commands such as tap (tempo) and latch (sustains the notes) occupy the space at the left of the two-line backlit green display. Finally, a multi-function matrix with push-down knob serve as the central nerve system of the machine, letting you easily access programs, setups, configurations, patterns and rhythms. You do the programming by turning the knob to view the various editing pages. In all, it's simple to program, and the manual does a fantastic job of being easy to follow and easy to understand.
http://www.synthmania.com/micron.htm

986 Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » CHEAP, FAT and OPEN
synth Jacob Remin, at CIID will present on August 27th, his Arduino-compatible sound synth. There are many projects out there aiming musicians that use Arduino’s IDE as a programming platform, but Jacob’s wins them all when it comes to the PCB’s shape. Take a look at the picture here and explore his thesis’ blog for more information and videos where he shows the system at its full power. (c) 2009 Cheap, Fat, and Open by J. Remin As for today he hasn’t published the videos using the final PCB, yet. However you can get a sneak preview to how it will be to play with it at the prototype he hand-wired using bits and pieces from a Stylophone, an LCD, some buttons, and other parts.
http://arduino.cc/blog/2009/08/25/cheap-fat-and-open/

980 Fake Synths Process Post « Shout Out Out Out Out
For our Coming Home video we needed some burnable synths. Being a handy guy with a skill saw and plumb bob I whipped up three fake keyboards based on the Sequential Prophet 5, The Moog Voyager and a large 5U modular. It nearly destroyed my mind and I ended up basically pulling 3 all-nighters to finish in time. Anyway, the plan was to make them look as authentic as possible and to that end, I think we succeeded. Here are some pics of the process

http://www.shoutoutoutoutout.com/archives/197

972 cowon iaudio X5 [topic unique]
pourquoi les balladeurs cowon sont biens ?et le X5 en particulier... -son irrĂ©prochable et puissant (trop pour la lĂ©gislation francaise d'ailleurs, il peut dĂ©passer les 100db, evidemment avec un casque c'est trĂšs mauvais entre les mains de crĂ©tins qui le poussent Ă  fond, mais avec des petites enceintes non-amplifiĂ©es ca peut ĂȘtre utile ) -pas cher du tout par rapport au matos -veritablement UMS et mĂȘme usb on the go -coque entiĂšrement en alu, et design sympa je trouve, qui donne une bonne impression de "plein" -autaunomie! surtout les modĂšles L en quoi ca vaut le coup un L chez cowon? ca sert simplement Ă  passer de 14 heures non-stop Ă  35! -radio FM intĂ©grĂ©e -enregistreur numĂ©rique/dictaphone intĂ©grĂ© -egaliser 5 bandes personalisables, et effets psychoacoustiques -un ecran TFT de qualitĂ© , pas trĂšs grand (160x128), mais il permet un bon bonus, lire des videos, pour de vrai! le X5 n'est pas un video player, (et cowon sort un video player bientĂŽt alors ca aurait pas Ă©tĂ© dans leur intĂ©rĂȘt ) mais pour le mĂȘme prix voire moins cher qu'un sur-populaire ipod, ca peut ĂȘtre sympa quand mĂȘme -capacitĂ© de 20, 30, et bientĂŽt 60Go ; et des modĂšles 30L (alors que les M3L par exemple sont limitĂ©s Ă  20Go) et attention le meilleur sur la fin, support OGG, MP3, WMA,ASF et mĂȘme FLAC, ce qui est dĂ©jĂ  plus rare,ainsi que JPEG et MPEG4!, mais il ne supporte pas les DRM avec le firmware actuel je crois (quelqu'un confirme?) mais Ă©tant assez puissant pour lire des videos, le support de codecs variĂ©s n'est donc limitĂ© que par le firmware en accessoire, -la telecommande la plus complĂšte qui existe sur un player MP3 (la mĂȘme qu'avec un M3 simplement) -une station dock (cradle) -une houssette iaudio sympathique donc pour moi , c'est un balladeur ultime, d'un fabricant corĂ©en encore mĂ©connu des masses, mais jugez par vous mĂȘme la critique unanime: LES REVIEWS >>>prise en main par spaceturtle<<<, avec photos et tĂ©lĂ©commande, ici mĂȘme! http://forum.hardware.fr/forum2.ph [...] w=0&nojs=0 akihabara news (plein de photos) http://www.akihabaranews.com/revue_48.html ZDnet http://www.zdnet.fr/produits/mater [...] m?tab=test generationMP3 http://www.generationmp3.com/forum [...] ntry242882 et encore http://www.generationmp3.com/forum [...] 22069.html DAPreview (in english) http://www.dapreview.net/content.php?review.201 200 photos dans la gallerie iaudiophile (in english) http://www.iaudiophile.net/content.php?review.24.0 bon test avec benchs et tout mp3.com (in english) http://www.mp3.com/tech/players_31447897_review.php sondage X5 vs Ipod, mais qui gagne donc? et de combien? http://reviews.cnet.com/4520-3000_7-6245404.html les commentaires des ipodiens sont hilarants ("si je voulais des fonctions qui servent Ă  rien et 2 heures d'autonomie j'acheterai un archos!" )
http://forum.hardware.fr/hfr/VideoSon/Materiel/unique-iaudio-x5-sujet_85395_132.htm

966 Le COSMICCAGIBI d'Olivier BÉGUÉ !
Le COSMICCAGIBI d'Olivier Bégué... Un passionné de musique électronique qui n'aime rien tant que de faire partager sa passion... La musique est un perpetuel mouvement, un incessant renouvellement. Depuis la nuit des temps et au delà de la fin de ce monde, les sons seront crées assemblés et mis "en suite" pour notre plus grand bonheur. La musicalité d'un son régénÚre nos souvenirs et c'est ce qui nous fait nous sentir puissants ou faibles suivant ceux retenus ou reconnus. DerniÚrement de nouvelles compositions sonores et musicales sont sorties à la vente et de nombreuses sont à venir. Plongez-vous dans l'univers attrayant de la musique électronique qui est en réalité une histoire sans fin... Cosmiccagibi, Olivier Bégué, musique électronique, musique planante, Klaus Schulze, Rubycon, Tangerine Dream, Manuel Göttsching, Ash Ra Tempel, Popop Vuh, Florian Fricke, Libourne, Dominique Roux, Pascal Lamon, Olivier Briand, Bertrand Loreau, Christian Richet, Nightbirds Hervé et Thierry Chausson, Jean-Christophe Allier, holophonie, Paul Caillot, musea, krautrock, rock allemand, Berlin School
http://www.cosmiccagibi.org/

949 simple algorithms
Hi. This is a place to find information about some of the more fundamental algorithms used in computer science. This information is widely available on the net, but hopefully the way it's presented and discussed here will resonate with you. Most of these are things you wouldn't need to write yourself. Modern libraries and languages tend to have quality implementations for all of this. Nonetheless, I truly believe that understanding how things work is key to improving how we work. Enjoy.
http://algorithms.openmymind.net/

942 Buy obsolete, discontinued, hard-to-find, long lead time, components
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938 Composant Ă©lectronique GoTronic : catalogue de composants Ă©lectroniques et appareils Ă©lectroniques
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933 L'intervention de mouammar Kadhafi - l'integrale, enfin presque, en 9 vidéos - Fred-Lille sur LePost.fr
La plupart, si ce n'est toutes, des chaßnes ont décroché avant la fin du discours. l'info en live, Mouammar Kadhafi, Libye, vidéo, Faits-divers
http://www.lepost.fr/article/2011/02/22/2414492_l-intervention-de-mouammar-kadhafi-l-integrale-enfin-presque-en-9-videos.html

919 Passion Carré
J'ai depuis toujours une attirance certaine pour les coupes au carrĂ©, passion que je partage avec mon Ă©pouse qui se prĂȘte au jeu pour mon plus grand plaisir. Je souhaite au travers de ce blog vous proposer des idĂ©es, des modĂšles de coiffures, partager des coups de coeur, et vous donner envie pourquoi pas, d'aller voir votre coiffeur. N'hĂ©sitez pas Ă  me faire parvenir vos clichĂ©s 'Avant / AprĂšs' afin que je puisse les publier en respectant au mieux votre vie privĂ©e bien entendu. Bonne visite.
http://www.passioncarre.net/

917 Sitting 101: Desk Ergonomics
I consider myself an active person and am definitely happier strolling about than sitting, but I sit for a large portion of the day. I blog – how could I avoid a chair? Like most things, there's a technique to sitting. A well-designed workstation Sitting, 101, Desk, Ergonomics
http://www.fitsugar.com/Sitting-101-Desk-Ergonomics-1669975

916 HughLeCaine.com - Bonjour
Biographie On a qualifiĂ© le scientifique et compositeur canadien Hugh Le Caine (1914-1977) de "hĂ©ros" de la musique Ă©lectronique. Il a grandi Ă  Port Arthur (maintenant Thunder Bay) dans le nord-ouest de l'Ontario. TrĂšs tĂŽt, il a commencĂ© Ă  construire des instruments de musique et Ă  expĂ©rimenter avec des appareils Ă©lectroniques. Dans sa jeunesse, il imaginait des "sonoritĂ©s merveilleuses" qu'il pensait pouvoir rĂ©aliser Ă  l'aide de nouvelles inventions Ă©lectroniques. Hugh Le Caine travaillant dans le laboratoire de physique de l'UniversitĂ© Queen Ă  Kingston en Ontario, en 1938 AprĂšs l'obtention de son diplĂŽme de maĂźtrise en science Ă  l'UniversitĂ© Queen en 1939, il s'est joint au Conseil national de recherche du Canada (CNRC) Ă  Ottawa. Il a travaillĂ© au dĂ©veloppement des premiers systĂšmes de radar et en physique atomique, se distinguant comme scientifique et publiant d'importants articles dans ces domaines. Chez lui, il poursuivait ses recherches en musique Ă©lectronique et en gĂ©nĂ©ration de son. Il a montĂ© son studio personnel en 1945 oĂč il a dĂ©butĂ© son travail indĂ©pendant sur la conception d'instruments de musique Ă©lectroniques tels que la sacqueboute Ă©lectronique, un instrument monophonique trĂšs Ă©laborĂ© qui est maintenant reconnu comme le premier synthĂ©tiseur contrĂŽlĂ© par tension. Par la suite, Le Caine a dĂ©veloppĂ© des systĂšmes de contrĂŽle par tension pour une grande variĂ©tĂ© d'applications. En 1948, Le Caine est parti en Angleterre pour quatre ans oĂč il a fait des Ă©tudes en physique, poursuivant son travail en musique Ă©lectronique Ă  son retour au Canada. GrĂące aux dĂ©monstrations publiques de ses instruments, il a obtenu la permission de dĂ©placer ses activitĂ©s musicales au CNRC et de s'y consacrer Ă  plein temps en 1954. Pendant les vingt annĂ©es qui ont suivi, il a construit plus de vingt-deux nouveaux instruments diffĂ©rents. Il a collaborĂ© au dĂ©veloppement de deux des premiers studios de musique Ă©lectronique Ă  l'UniversitĂ© de Toronto (inaugurĂ© en 1959) et Ă  l'UniversitĂ© McGill Ă  MontrĂ©al (inaugurĂ© en 1964). Le laboratoire de Le Caine au CNRC a fourni pratiquement Ă  lui seul l'Ă©quipement pour ces deux premiers studios. Les composantes de la saqueboute ont Ă©tĂ© sĂ©parĂ©es en unitĂ©s indĂ©pendantes - ou modules - permettant au compositeurs de leur assigner une tĂąche spĂ©cifique au sein d'un ensemble. Le Caine a enseignĂ© aux deux universitĂ©s et a influencĂ© toute une gĂ©nĂ©ration de compositeurs de musique Ă©lectroacoustique. Ses nombreux articles et dĂ©monstrations personnelles ont eu un effet catalyseur dans la communautĂ© canadienne et internationale. Il a exercĂ© une influence indirecte sur le dĂ©veloppement du synthĂ©tiseur modulaire Moog par l'entremise de Gustav Ciamaga, qui Ă©tait familier avec les filtres de Le Caine et qui a par la suite encouragĂ© Robert Moog Ă  dĂ©velopper son filtre passe-bas contrĂŽlĂ© par tension. Un des aspects les plus importants des instruments de Le Caine est sans doute leur efficacitĂ© pour la performance, leur maniabilitĂ©. Son obsession pour le "beau son" l'a conduit Ă  concevoir des instruments capables de produire un jeu expressif nuancĂ© caractĂ©ristique de la tradition orchestrale. Il avait un sens aigu des besoins de l'interprĂšte afin que celui-ci puisse exĂ©cuter les gestes qui, selon Le Caine, constituent l'essence de la musique. À cet Ă©gard, la sensibilitĂ© au toucher a Ă©tĂ© un Ă©lĂ©ment essentiel et a Ă©tĂ© utilisĂ©e pour les claviers, les mixeurs et autres composantes, sous des formes d'application mĂ©canique, Ă©lectronique et au moyen de la sensibilitĂ© Ă  la lumiĂšre. Sur ce point, les conceptions de Le Caine Ă©taient tellement avancĂ©es que certaines des possibilitĂ©s qu'il a dĂ©veloppĂ©es n'ont connu d'application commerciale que dans les annĂ©es 1980. IdĂ©alement, un instrument de musique devrait offrir de bonnes qualitĂ©s sonores et une certaine flexibilitĂ© dans son contrĂŽle. Or ces deux objectifs ne sont pas toujours compatibles. Les instruments traditionnels exigent habituellement une longue formation avant que l'interprĂšte puisse tirer parti de leurs qualitĂ©s musicales. Dans la conception de ses instruments Ă©lectroniques, Le Caine a tentĂ© de mettre l'accent sur la maniabilitĂ© de l'instrument sans compromettre l'intĂ©gritĂ© de la musique. Chacune de ses crĂ©ations est une Ă©tude unique sur l'Ă©quilibre et le raffinement. Sur le CD, HUGH LE CAINE, COMPOSITIONS, DOMONSTRATIONS 1946-1974, nous pouvons entendre les enregistrements rĂ©alisĂ©s par Le Caine, oĂč il explore et fait la dĂ©monstration des possibilitĂ©s qu'offrent huit de ses instruments. Dripsody, sa composition de 1955 construite Ă  partir du son d'une seule goutte d'eau, compte encore parmi les exemples les plus jouĂ©s de musique concrĂšte. MalgrĂ© l'accueil favorable que ses compositions ont Ă  juste titre connu, Le Caine a conservĂ© une attitude critique Ă  leur Ă©gard : "Je ne me considĂ©rais pas comme un compositeur. Toutefois, j'ai senti que la seule façon de comprendre l'intĂ©rĂȘt du compositeur pour un instrument Ă©tait de l'utiliser moi-mĂȘme dans les diffĂ©rentes formes musicales actuelles." Son humour dĂ©prĂ©ciateur Ă  l'Ă©gard de lui-mĂȘme est Ă©vident dans certains des titres qu'il a donnĂ©s Ă  ses compositions, tel que A Noisome Pestilence (le titre est un calembours : l'anglais "noisome" signifie rĂ©pugnant ou fĂ©tide, mais suggĂšre Ă©galement "noise" qui signifie bruit, d'oĂč la traduction adoptĂ©e, "Une peste bruyante"). Lorsqu'on lui a demandĂ© pourquoi il avait nommĂ© sa premiĂšre composition Dripsody, il a rĂ©pondu : "Parce qu'elle a Ă©tĂ© Ă©crite par une goutte."
http://www.hughlecaine.com/fr/

910 Electronics Plus - Hard to find parts and accessories, available and ready to ship!

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909 5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating
5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating: If you're new to small business negotiating or find deal-making to be difficult, here are some missteps to avoid. small business negotiations, negotiating, deal making, negotiation tips, sales tips
http://www.inc.com/guides/2011/01/five-things-to-never-say-while-negotiating.html

902 * Casper Electronics » Drone Lab V2

http://casperelectronics.com/finished-pieces/drone-lab/drone-lab-v2/

897 Generic Synth Preset Storage and Conversion
For my synths with preset storage and the ability to dump & load presets via midi sysex, I wanted to be able to feed the sysex of a synth into a software program which can display the sound parameters in a meaningful form, and convert the sound into the sysex format of any of my other presets synths The generic patch storage format must display meaningful values for the parameters (filter envelope amount = 1/2 octave, envelope 1 attack = 50ms, etc) and convert between these values and a given synth's sysex (as much as possible - resolution probably isn't good enough to get envelope attack to exactly 50ms on each and every synth, and envelope shapes vary between synths, etc). The storage format will also store the original parameters, using the "native" value range of each parameter (e.g. filter cutoff frequency between 0 and 127) as well as the original sysex program as an ASCII hex dump. Since I didn't find any software which could do this, I began writing my own in Java. I am concentrating on converting basic analog components; any on-board effects are not used.
http://www.nmrailrunners.org/synth/gpc/index.html

889 IBM - Watson
Watson, the IBM computer that will compete on Jeopardy!, represents an impressive leap forward in analytics and systems design. The underlying DeepQA architecture is designed to find the meaning behind a question posed in natural language and deliver a single, precise answer. IBM, Watson, Jeopardy!, Thomas J. Watson, DeepQA, smarter planet, Watson Buzz, Jeopardy! Challenge, supercomputer, NLP, natural language processing, What is Watson?, analytics, Jeopardy! countdown, system design, industry transformation, research IBMers
http://www-03.ibm.com/innovation/us/watson/index.shtml

882 Dave Smith Evolver
Dave Smith, creator of the Prophet 5 and Wavestation, moved into software synthesis in the '90s, but now he's back with what he calls 'the ultimate dongle' — a hardware analogue and digital synth. We find out if he's still evolving... Dave Smith Sequential
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/feb03/articles/davesmithevolver.asp

870 How I Use Visualization To Drive Creativity
This is a guest post by Mark Suster, a 2x entrepreneur turned VC.  He sold his second company to Salesforce.com, becoming VP of Product Management. He joined GRP Partners in 2007 as a General Partner focusing on early-stage technology companies. Read more about Suster on his blog at Bothsidesofthetable and on Twitter at @msuster. This is a guest post by Mark Suster, a 2x entrepreneur turned VC. He sold his second company to Salesforce.com, becoming VP of Product Management. He joined GRP Partners in 2007 as a General Partner focusing on early-stage technology companies. Read more about Suster on his blog at Bothsidesofthetable and on Twitter at @msuster. Creativity. I’ve always believed it’s been one of the most important attributes of business success yet something very few business leaders talk about. So I thought I’d write a post about how I drive my personal creativity. As a practitioner of creativity rather than as an instructor of it I’m certain that there are many ways to get the creative juices flowing and how to release more creativity. The one that works best for me is visualization coupled with self talk. Visualization is so important to help yourself & others conceptualize ideas. It’s why I always work hard to find images for my blog posts & why all of my keynote presentations are visual rather than bullet points with words.
http://techcrunch.com/2011/01/17/how-i-use-visualization-to-drive-creativity/

866 Robert Sutton: The No Asshole Rule: Part 1
I define workplace assholes as people who leave behind a trail of demeaned and de-energized people and lists lots of ways that these creeps do damage to others. the, no, asshole, rule:, part, 1, business
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-sutton/the-no-asshole-rule-part-_b_49678.html

865 Evolver.html
Just Beautiful! What an amazing instrument! The DSI Evolver has the signature "old school" timbre down pat as well as being able to provide digital timbres reminiscent of the Waldorf Q. There's certainly a "rougher" side available as well with all the feedback implementation and controled distortion. Being able to make PM type plucked and blown sounds is just icing on the cake. Dave Smith should be commended for a job well done. Just have a look at the Panel Layout to get a taste of what this beauty can dish out - the controls are pretty much laid out in the form of a signal path graphic. Be sure to visit Dave Smith's Website! Evolver Sound Examples There are a lot of demos of the Evolver on the web showcasing the gutsy harsh sounds of this beast so I decided to post demos of some of my own patches as examples of the "softer" more "vintage" side of the Evolver's timbre. I make no apologies for these unpolished recordings - these are merely sound samples ;) Resonant Plucked Pad This pad shows some of the rich resonant nature of the filter. Soft Lead This is a simple analog brass lead patch. FM Pad A fun patch with lots of motion made using my "Audio-rate Filter FM" programming tip below. Warm Pad A nice bland-vanilla pad ^_^ What can I say? I love pads... For more MP3 demos showing the full gamut of sounds the Evolver and Polyevolver are capable of, please visit the excellent website of Stefan Trippler! The Definitive Guide to Evolver This rather in-depth guide to the Evolver goes places and does things a mere manual can't. This labor-of-love was crafted by Anu Kirk and with his kind permission, I am offering this fantastic resource right here in PDF format! A much smaller version (400K) is here but it dosen't have internal hyperlinks. Programming Tips Here's a fun repository of programming tips for the Evolver in all its incarnations. Please email me if you would like to add some. Fingered Wave Sequence Submitted by Dave Bryce. This brilliant technique has to be heard to be believed! Plus, its one of those cool things unique to the Evolver! This particular tip is so full of detailed information that it gets its own page! Audio-rate Filter FM Submitted by James Maier. Use the "Audio Mod" parameter in the Filter section to frequency-modulate the cutoff with the analog oscillator. Add resonance until the filter is just on the edge of oscillation then mod the cutoff with just a little triangle LFO set at a very slow speed. Amazing moving chorusing pad and lead sounds can be made this way. Fatter Bass/Pad Sounds Submitted by Mike Peake. Set the same sound in both channels (detuned saws, for instance). With the filters at the 24dB setting, increasing resonance cuts the passband as on the Moog filters. Set Envelope 3 to minimum attack, maximum decay and release, and sustain to maximum. This "creates" an offset, a continuous "on" signal while the keys are gated. Modulate one filters' resonance up (just one), or of the overall resonance level is high, us it to modulate one filters' resonance to its minimum. You get the resonant character plus the size of the non-resonant filter. Use Tri and Sine waves on that side too. "Warmer" Sounds Submitted by James Maier. The Evolver can make many ultra-bright and buzzy sounds due to its extensive feedback and distortion stages but sometimes people miss the subtler side of the beast. For a warmer sound use little or no distortion, close the filter just a bit and turn off the feedback and delay lines. I've managed to get dead-on Prophet5 timbres this way. Adding "Punch" Submitted by Mike Peake. Set the envelopes to linear, and use a Mod to modulate AmpEnv All by itself (lin through log responses with positive and negative self-modulation). This is of course fun on the filter envelopes as well. More Vintage Character Submitted by Mike Peake. Oscillator Slop, set at 5, doesn't come close to the Moog and other old-timer movement, so add slight (1 or 2) LFO to pitch modulations, with individual LFOs per oscillator, and a touch of LFO to LFO rate modulation. A tad of Envelope 3 to pitch helps as well. Don't miss out on the 12dB filter setting Submitted by Mike Peake. The 24dB setting has much more resonance, but the 12dB setting can sound nice and plucky, and do nice slightly fuzzy pads etc. DSI Evolver Waveshape Charts Below are charts I've assembled of the digital waveforms and their spectra as currently used in the DSI Evolver synthesizers. Originally these waves were unique to the SCI ProphetVS vector synth. I find these waveform/spectra graphics really usefull when programming sounds - maybe you will as well. Pay special attention to the spectra as this info is sometimes much more useful than waveshape in determining actual timbre - even before you hear what the waveform sounds like. These are designed to be downloaded (right-click & "save target as"), and printed at 300dpi on 8.5" x 11" pages - don't resize these images before printing or you will lose useful detail. Use them as a handy refrence. This information was cobbled together from various scattered sources (with very special thanks to Achim Gratz!). Any errors or omissions are my own. ^_^ HAVE FUN!!! Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 As far as the origin of these waves is concerned, one of the original VS engineers, Chris Meyer, said: "The original waves for the VS were created three ways - extracting single-cycles from sampled sounds, using a custom additive synthesis program, and using a program Josh (Josh Jeffe, another VS engineer) slapped together called "Hacker" where you could draw the waveshape. These were fed straight from the computer through the filter and VCA of a Pro-One to figure out what they might sound like in a patch. And by the way, no PPG waveforms appear inside the VS - we had access to them, but in the end our consciences got the better of us. We did steal some waveforms from the Korg DW6000, but only by looking at the harmonic drawings on the front panel and trying to imitate them in our additive synthesis program." Modulation Matrix "Cheat Sheet" This chart shows all the modulation routing available on the Evolver. This same info is available in the manual but this can be printed on a single sheet of paper as a handy refrence! Evolver Wallpaper These I created just for fun and desktop "beautification" ;) 1280 X 1024 1024 X 768 800 X 600
http://www.carbon111.com/evolver.html

817 Coil : Colour Sound Oblivion : DVD 15 & 16 : Peter Christopherson/Coil : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive
Coil's 16 DVD box set Colour Sound Oblivion featured many live shows. The final two discs featured the projections used in the live shows, these were published...
http://www.archive.org/details/CoilColourSoundOblivionDvd1516

804 Top 10 Ways to Find Better Answers Online (that Aren't Google)
You can Google just about anything, but it's not always your best resource for finding the exact answer to what you want. Here's a look at our top ten tools for finding better answers online. Top 10 Ways to Find Better Answers Online (that Aren't Google), software, productivity, technology, downloads, life hacks, hacker, lifehacks, computing, lifestyle, timesavers, health, internet, personal technology, DIY, projects, tricks, advice, backup, email, Mac, Windows, Firefox, Google, Yahoo, Gmail, keyboard shortcuts, household, HOWTO, how to's, tutorials
http://lifehacker.com/5714481/top-10-ways-to-find-better-answers-online-that-arent-google

781 Atlas obscura
About the Atlas Obscura Welcome to the Atlas Obscura, a compendium of this age's wonders, curiosities, and esoterica. The Atlas Obscura is a collaborative project with the goal of cataloging all of the singular, eccentric, bizarre, fantastical, and strange out-of-the-way places that get left out of traditional travel guidebooks and are ignored by the average tourist. If you're looking for miniature cities, glass flowers, books bound in human skin, gigantic flaming holes in the ground, phallological museums, bone churches, balancing pagodas, or homes built entirely out of paper, the Atlas Obscura is where you'll find them. The Atlas Obscura is not just about collecting oddities. In an age where everything seems to have been explored and there is nothing new to be found, the Atlas Obscura celebrates a different way of traveling, and a different lens through which to view the world. The Atlas Obscura depends on our community of far-flung explorers to find and report back about the world's wonders and curiosities. If you have been to, know of, or have heard about a place that belongs in the Atlas Obscura, we want you to tell us about it. Anyone and everyone is welcome and encouraged to nominate places for inclusion, and to edit content already in the Atlas. Thanks for stopping by, and good exploring!
http://atlasobscura.com/globe/europe/france?page=3

772 16 Step Sequencer (With improved PCB) (+/-9V to +/-15V)
Article by Ray Wilson Back to "Music From Outer Space" Analog Synth Pages Watch Thomas White's Excellent Sequencer Videos on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EU6d24_eZ08 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvZi-YMvHRE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5cx6Z7wDOg Thomas White used the MFOS sequencer boards to produce this incredible rotary sequencer. Visit his site to keep up with his latest awesome projects. Features Improved PC board (far less kludging). Produces sequences of 4 to 16 steps in length Modes include stop at count, reverse at count, reset at count and random 16 mode Each step has coarse tune, fine tune, and switchable gate Accepts external clock and external start pulse. Simultaneous outputs with and without portamento. Forward, Back, and Reset controls ease sequence set up. Introduction Please see the pages at 16 Step Analog Sequencer Circuit for details regarding circuit descriptions etc. This page is here soley as a vehicle to present the new PC boards and support board purchases. The schematic and PCBs presented here incorporate all of the improvements and modifications shown on the previous sequencer pages. Panel to board wiring is presented here. Please browse the entire page before ordering board to ensure you understand the circuit and there is enough information provided here for you to successfully complete the project prior to purchasing PC boards. Thanks.
http://www.musicfromouterspace.com/analogsynth/SEQ16_2006/SEQ16_2006.php

767 The 5 types of programmers « Steven Benner's Blog
In my code journeys and programming adventures I’ve encountered many strange foes, and even stranger allies. I’ve identified at least five different kinds of code warriors, some make for wonderful comrades in arms, while others seem to foil my every plan. However they all have their place in the pantheon of software development. Without a healthy mix of these different programming styles you’ll probably find your projects either take too long to complete, are not stable enough or are too perfect for humans to look upon. The duct tape programmer The code may not be pretty, but damnit, it works! This guy is the foundation of your company. When something goes wrong he will fix it fast and in a way that won’t break again. Of course he doesn’t care about how it looks, ease of use, or any of those other trivial concerns, but he will make it happen, without a bunch of talk or time-wasting nonsense. The best way to use this person is to point at a problem and walk away. The OCD perfectionist programmer You want to do what to my code? This guy doesn’t care about your deadlines or budgets, those are insignificant when compared to the art form that is programming. When you do finally receive the finished product you will have no option but submit to the stunning glory and radiant beauty of perfectly formatted, no, perfectly beautiful code, that is so efficient that anything you would want to do to it would do nothing but defame a masterpiece. He is the only one qualified to work on his code. The anti-programming programmer I’m a programmer, damnit. I don’t write code. His world has one simple truth; writing code is bad. If you have to write something then you’re doing it wrong. Someone else has already done the work so just use their code. He will tell you how much faster this development practice is, even though he takes as long or longer than the other programmers. But when you get the project it will only be 20 lines of actual code and will be very easy to read. It may not be very fast, efficient, or forward-compatible, but it will be done with the least effort required. The half-assed programmer What do you want? It works doesn’t it? The guy who couldn’t care less about quality, that’s someone elses job. He accomplishes the tasks that he’s asked to do, quickly. You may not like his work, the other programmers hate it, but management and the clients love it. As much pain as he will cause you in the future, he is single-handedly keeping your deadlines so you can’t scoff at it (no matter how much you want to). The theoretical programmer Well, that’s a possibility, but in practice this might be a better alternative. This guy is more interested the options than what should be done. He will spend 80% of his time staring blankly at his computer thinking up ways to accomplish a task, 15% of his time complaining about unreasonable deadlines, 4% of his time refining the options, and 1% of his time writing code. When you receive the final work it will always be accompanied by the phrase “if I had more time I could have done this the right way”. Where do you fit? Personally, I’d have to classify myself as the perfectionist. So, which type of programmer are you? Or perhaps you know another programming archetype that is missing from my list? Post a comment below and I’ll add it to a new updated list.
http://stevenbenner.com/2010/07/the-5-types-of-programmers/

766 [WS001] Circuit-Bending – Initiation « Gasol
Introduction Le Circuit-Bending ou Circuitage dĂ©signe l’activitĂ© qui consiste Ă  volontairement court-circuiter un appareil Ă©lectronique (gĂ©nĂ©ralement sonore) afin de provoquer des comportements inattendus pour le dĂ©tourner de son usage d’origine. Par exemple, un jouet sonore pour enfant ou une console de jeu gĂ©nĂ©reront des sons ou des images plus ou moins alĂ©atoires et imprĂ©visibles. Ce terme Ă  Ă©tĂ© introduit par Reed Ghazala dans les annĂ©e 60 lorsqu’il court-circuita accidentellement l’un de ses instruments. Mais des mĂ©thodes similaires ont Ă©tĂ© utilisĂ©es auparavant par d’autres musiciens et ingĂ©nieurs. Cette activitĂ© peut ĂȘtre assimilĂ©e Ă  une certaine forme d’art, de part le dĂ©tournement, l’appropriation et la personnalisation de ces appareils ainsi que leurs usages lors de performances audiovisuelles. C’est l’art du court-circuit. On rencontrera souvent les termes Circuit-Bender ou Bender pour dĂ©signer la personne qui effectue ces modifications et on parlera de Bends pour toutes modifications apportĂ©es Ă  l’appareil. Attention: Ne jamais tenter ces manipulations sur des appareils alimentĂ©s par une tension supĂ©rieure Ă  12V, risque d’électrocution. Ne pas torturer des appareils trop onĂ©reux ou auxquels on tient, en effet il existe un haut risque de casse irrĂ©versible qui transformera le jouet en un joli presse papier. Un peu de thĂ©orie Le Circuitage ne demande pas de grandes connaissances en Ă©lectronique, mais quelques bases sont nĂ©cessaires Ă  l’apprĂ©hension de cette activitĂ©. Notamment la reconnaissance des divers composants Ă©lectroniques qui seront utilisĂ©s ou court-circuitĂ©s. RĂ©sistances La rĂ©sistance est surement le composant le plus rĂ©pandu. Sa principale caractĂ©ristique est d’opposer une plus ou moins grande rĂ©sistance Ă  la circulation du courant Ă©lectrique. Sa valeur (mesurĂ©e en ohms) peut ĂȘtre dĂ©terminĂ©e par un code couleur ou lue sur le boĂźtier des composants les plus rĂ©cents. PotentiomĂštres Un potentiomĂštre n’est autre qu’une rĂ©sistance ajustable. Il possĂšde 3 pattes ainsi qu’un systĂšme mĂ©canique permettant la variation de la rĂ©sistance. Photo-rĂ©sistances Une photo-rĂ©sistance est Ă©galement une rĂ©sistance dont la valeur varie en fonction de l’intensitĂ© lumineuse. On peut Ă©galement le nommer rĂ©sistance photo-dĂ©pendante (light-dependent resistor (LDR)) ou photoconducteur. Condensateurs Un condensateur est un composant Ă©lectronique ou Ă©lectrique Ă©lĂ©mentaire qui a pour propriĂ©tĂ© principale de pouvoir stocker des charges Ă©lectriques opposĂ©es sur ses armatures. Il est utilisĂ© principalement pour stabiliser une alimentation Ă©lectrique, traiter des signaux pĂ©riodiques, sĂ©parer le courant alternatif du courant continu, stocker de l’énergie. Diodes La diode est principalement utilisĂ©e comme convertisseur de courant alternatif vers du courant continu ou comme multiplicateur ou rĂ©gulateur de tension. C’est un composant polarisĂ©, ce qui signifie que le sens de branchement a une importance sur le fonctionnement du montage. Diodes Electro-Luminescentes (DEL / LED) La LED possĂšde la particularitĂ© de gĂ©nĂ©rer de la lumiĂšre lorsqu’elle est parcourue par un courant. De la mĂȘme maniĂšre que la diode, ce composant est polarisĂ©. Transistors Le transistor est le composant actif utilisĂ© principalement comme interrupteur commandĂ© ou pour l’amplification, mais aussi pour stabiliser une tension ou moduler un signal. Circuits intĂ©grĂ©s Le circuit intĂ©grĂ© (CI), aussi appelĂ© puce Ă©lectronique, est un composant Ă©lectronique reproduisant une ou plusieurs fonctions Ă©lectroniques plus ou moins complexes, intĂ©grant souvent plusieurs types de composants Ă©lectroniques de base dans un volume rĂ©duit, rendant le circuit facile Ă  mettre en Ɠuvre. Il existe une trĂšs grande variĂ©tĂ© de ces composants divisĂ©s en deux grandes catĂ©gories : analogique et numĂ©rique. Interrupteurs Un interrupteur est un dispositif permettant d’interrompre ou d’autoriser le passage d’un flux. Boutons poussoirs Le bouton poussoir est une touche tactile qui permet de faire une liaison Ă©lectrique momentanĂ©e le temps que l’on appuie dessus ou, sur certains modĂšles inversĂ©s, d’ouvrir temporairement le contact Ă©lectrique. Connecteurs Jack Format de connecteur mĂąle et femelle gĂ©nĂ©ralement utilisĂ© pour les connexions audio de types casques et micros. Le mini Jack fait 3,5 mm de diamĂštre, le jack normal fait 6,35 mm. MatĂ©riel et compĂ©tences Pour mener Ă  bien ces projets et en plus de certains composants citĂ©s ci-dessus, il faudra ĂȘtre Ă©quipĂ© du matĂ©riel basique (tournevis, fer Ă  souder, Ă©tain, pompe Ă  dessouder, cĂąblage, pinces coupantes, pinces croco, perceuse, dremel 
) De plus, il faudra un minimum de compĂ©tences en soudage, mais tout le monde se souvient des cours de technologies au collĂšge et dans tous les cas, ces compĂ©tences s’acquiĂšrent vite aprĂšs quelques essais. Il faudra simplement veiller Ă  ne pas dĂ©poser la panne du fer trop longtemps sur un composant pour ne pas l’endommager et ne pas faire baver l’étain au risque de crĂ©er un court-circuit non souhaitĂ©. Il faudra Ă©galement s’armer de patience, c’est la qualitĂ© premiĂšre et la plus haute compĂ©tence d’un Bender. En effet, un jouet nĂ©cessite gĂ©nĂ©ralement entre 4 Ă  12h pour ĂȘtre modifiĂ© (dont les 3/4 de ce temps sont consacrĂ©s Ă  la recherche des Bends). Avec l’expĂ©rience ce temps sera considĂ©rablement rĂ©duit. Beaucoup de pratique Victimes potentielles Pour dĂ©buter, l’idĂ©al est de s’attaquer Ă  des appareils peu couteux tels que des jouets sonores rĂ©cupĂ©rĂ©s dans votre cave ou lors de vide-greniers. Les plus rĂ©putĂ©s Ă©tant les jouets vintages du type DictĂ©e Magique et dĂ©rivĂ©s (Speak&Spell/Math/Learn), les insupportables Furby, les petits synthĂ©tiseurs type Casio SK-1 
 Tout ce qui possĂšde un haut-parleur, fonctionne sur piles ou en dessous de 12V. Plus particuliĂšrement les appareils fabriquĂ©s durant les annĂ©es 80/90 qui ne sont pas encore Ă©quipĂ©s de composants Ă©lectroniques sophistiquĂ©s ou de circuits entiĂšrement numĂ©riques. Les constructeurs les plus connus sont: Texas Instruments, Casio, Vtech, Coleco, Creatoy. Il est Ă©videmment possible d’élargir les domaines de recherches Ă  des appareils plus Ă©laborĂ©s mais gare Ă  l’irrĂ©versible court-circuit meurtrier qui mettra dĂ©finitivement la machine hors-service. Recherche Il faut tout d’abord dĂ©sosser votre cible pour mettre Ă  nu le circuit Ă©lectronique. Ensuite, on allume le jouet pour lui faire Ă©mettre un son et on test simplement sa rĂ©activitĂ© en posant plusieurs doigts simultanĂ©ment sur diffĂ©rents endroits du circuit. GĂ©nĂ©ralement, un effet de « pitch » se fait entendre (baisse/augmentation de la tonalitĂ©), on comprend alors que la machine est sensible au Circuitage et les choses sĂ©rieuses peuvent donc commencer (toutes les machines ne sont pas forcement sensibles au toucher, mais c’est une bonne technique d’approche). Afin de ne pas avoir Ă  mĂ©moriser tous les endroits sensibles, l’idĂ©al est de prendre une photo du circuit, de la transferer sur un ordinateur et ainsi noter pas Ă  pas Ă  l’aide d’un logiciel de dessin type MSPaint ou Photoshop tous les Bends dĂ©couverts. Certains les notent directement sur le circuit Ă  l’aide d’un stylo ou d’un feutre, mais l’encre contenant gĂ©nĂ©ralement du carbone et le carbone Ă©tant conducteur, il existe un risque de court-circuit non dĂ©sirĂ© dont on pourra difficilement se dĂ©faire. La premiĂšre et la plus simple des modifications Ă  apporter Ă  son appareil est le raccordement Ă  un ampli ou une console de mixage. Il sera alors possible d’enregistrer les sons de la machine ou de l’utiliser lors de performances live. Pour ce faire, on repĂšre gĂ©nĂ©ralement le haut-parleur et on le remplace ou on installe en parallĂšle un connecteur Jack. Dans le second cas, l’ajout d’un interrupteur pourra servir Ă  basculer entre la sortie audio ou le haut-parleur. On peut maintenant commencer Ă  parcourir mĂ©thodiquement ou au hasard le circuit Ă  l’aide d’un testeur. Le plus simple est d’utiliser des pinces croco que l’on raccordera Ă  deux petits tournevis d’horloger. On place la pointe du premier tournevis qui restera stationnaire sur un point du circuit et avec le second on parcourt diffĂ©rents autres points en Ă©coutant les changements de sons intĂ©ressants que l’on note au fur et Ă  mesure sur notre photo. On poursuit ensuite en dĂ©plaçant le premier tournevis sur un autre point et en recommençant notre parcours avec le second. On rĂ©pĂšte cette procĂ©dure jusqu’à ce que la totalitĂ© du circuit ait Ă©tĂ© parcouru ou lorsque nous estimons avoir trouvĂ© toutes les modifications souhaitĂ©es. Les Bends les plus courants sont gĂ©nĂ©ralement: la sortie audio permettant l’amplification, le volume, l’overdrive/distortion, les glitches, les boucles, le bouton reset. Dans certains cas, les Bends ne sont pas compatibles entre-eux. La machine plantera irrĂ©mĂ©diablement dĂšs lors qu’on activera plusieurs Bends simultanĂ©ment. On peut alors dĂ©cider de continuer la quĂȘte des modifications compatibles ou bien Ă©viter d’en activer plusieurs Ă  la fois. CĂąblage et placement des composants La prochaine Ă©tape est le raccordement des diffĂ©rents points du circuit trouvĂ©s prĂ©cĂ©demment. On les relie entre eux en soudant un fin cĂąble de cuivre sur chaque point. On placera ensuite, par exemple, un interrupteur entre deux de ces cĂąbles allant de paires, de maniĂšre Ă  (dĂ©s)activer notre court-circuit. Il est aussi possible dans certains cas de remplacer ou coupler l’interrupteur Ă  un potentiomĂštre ou une photo-rĂ©sistance qui appliquera une plus ou moins grande rĂ©sistance au passage du courant, attĂ©nuant ou accentuant ainsi l’effet du court-circuit (trĂšs utile pour les effets de pitch/volume/overdrive). Il est prĂ©fĂ©rable de ne pas souder le composant avant de l’avoir montĂ© sur le chĂąssis de la machine, de maniĂšre Ă  ne pas le dessouder par inadvertance lors de son placement. Utile aussi pour connaitre la bonne longueur des cĂąbles et leur cheminement et ainsi Ă©viter les surplus qui empĂȘcheraient la fermeture du boitier. Pour percer le chĂąssis, on utilisera une petite perceuse ou un Dremel. Le positionnement des composants est libre mais attention Ă  choisir un emplacement qui ne gĂȘnera ni la fermeture, ni l’ergonomie du boitier. En effet, un composant mal placĂ© et difficilement accessible pourrait compromettre la spontanĂ©itĂ© de la performance. Afin de ne pas trop endommager le chĂąssis, il est aussi possible de raccorder tous les composants sur un boitier externe qui servira de contrĂŽleur. Dans ce cas, l’utilisation d’un cĂąble nappe tel que l’on trouve dans un ordinateur peut ĂȘtre trĂšs pratique pour ne pas avoir des dizaines de fils qui sortent du chĂąssis (un cĂąble SCSI est parfait pour ce type de montage). Tests Il est maintenant l’heure de tester notre nouveau jouet ! Liens utiles http://www.anti-theory.com : Reed Ghazala, pĂšre du Circuit-Bending http://www.casperelectronics.com : Peter Edwards, grand maĂźtre Bender http://gieskes.nl : Gijs Gieskes, un extra-terrestre http://bitcrusher.free.fr : Mon cher ami Bitcrusher, grand Bender francophone http://www.dataglitch.org : Label associatif regroupant des amoureux des technologies Lo-Fi http://www.getlofi.com : Astuces et ressources pour dĂ©butants ou vĂ©tĂ©rans http://www.sailormouth.org : Des infos et des schĂ©mas trĂšs utiles http://www.datamath.org : MusĂ©e des produits Texas-Instruments http://www.miniorgan.com : Base de donnĂ©es de jouets plus ou moins rares CrĂ©ations personnelles Screaming Teacher aka Talking Teacher – Coleco Le Livre Tragique aka Le Livre Magique – TI Speak’n'Glitch’n'Bleep’n'Math aka Speak’n'Math – TI La Tortu(r)e aka Tortue Musicale – Carrefour LoFi Mic aka TĂ©lĂ©phone Ă  cadran – Socotel
http://www.gasol.fr/2010/06/30/5/

748 30 Examples of Big Backgrounds in Web Design | Inspiration
This week we decided to gather a selection of Big Backgrounds in web design and to be honest I thought that I will find way more great examples that I actually found. I mean, as you will see here, that are plenty of nice examples of websites that use photography as their backgrounds, their 'big images backgrounds'. inspiration,web design
http://webdesignledger.com/inspiration/30-examples-of-big-backgrounds-in-web-design/

746 40 Essential CSS Templates, Resources and Downloads | Speckyboy Design Magazine
Every web developer should have in their toolbox a collection of CSS tools and resources like the ones outlined in this article. A set of techniques that you rely on and that are always at the ready to cover any possible eventuality. You will find not a selection of the latest innovative CSS techniques (there are some) in this article, merely a collection of tools, resources and downloads that can be used by web designers for solutions to everyday CSS design and coding solutions. The resources below have been split into four categories: CSS Download Packages (all of the CSS resources offer multiple variations of each technique), Downloadable CSS Tools (the resources within this category offers specialized templates), Web, Mobile & Form Frameworks (+ tools and templates to help you get started with each); Feature-Rich and Outstanding Mobile & Web Templates and finally, a selection of tools to help with cross browser compatibility. We don’t presume that this is an ultimate collection, merely a selection of resources we have found to be indispensable. We are positive we have missed a few, and would love to hear about the tools and resources you rely upon.
http://speckyboy.com/2010/11/08/40-essential-css-templates-resources-and-downloads/

739 Sound Designers.Org :: Le son qui a du sens
Le son qui a du sens sound design,sounddesign,sound designer,sounddesigner,audio,numĂ©rique,sound,design,montage,montage son,design sonore,son,mixage,enregistrement,habillage,doublage,synchro,composition,prise de son,bruitage,bruit,mastering,sonothĂšque,dolby,DTS,surround,multicanal,multi-canal,5.1,SR,MAO,M.A.O.,ingĂ©nieur,ingĂ©nieur du son,opĂ©rateur,opĂ©rateur du son,compositeur,rĂ©alisateur,rĂ©alisateur sonore,rĂ©alisation sonore,multimĂ©dia,MIDI,acoustique,crĂ©ation,sonore,production,postproduction,post production,audiovisuel,audiovisuelle,film,cinĂ©ma,vidĂ©o,tĂ©lĂ©vision,radio,musique,publicitĂ©,studio,forums,news,chat,articles,bancs d'essai,liens,tĂ©lĂ©chargements,captures,RSS,newsfeed,biblio,AES,EBU,OMF,AAF,VST,VSTi,RTAS,TDM,HTDM,AU,MAS,DX,DXi,Pro Tools, Digital Performer, Nuendo, Cubase, Logic, Pyramix, Samplitude, Wavelab, SoundForge, Cool Edit, Fairlight, Euphonix, Neve, SSL,Yamaha,Mackie,MOTU,Steinberg,Digidesign,Merging,AVID,soundminer,twistedwave Le PrĂ©-Mastering audio est une Ă©tape situĂ©e aprĂšs l’enregistrement et le mixage, en fin de la chaĂźne de production audio, c’est la derniĂšre optimisation du projet. NĂ©anmoins, c’est la partie du processus la moins connue tant par les professionnels que par les artistes. Le manque de connaissances Ă  ce sujet peut amener Ă  se poser plusieurs questions : « Quelle est son utilitĂ© ? Pourquoi un individu appelĂ© ingĂ©nieur de Mastering toucherait Ă  mon travail que je considĂšre comme Ă©tant abouti ? 
 » De plus si les personnes agissant en amont de la production audio et plus particuliĂšrement au niveau du mixage ne connaissent pas de quelle façon et dans quelle direction sera finalisĂ© leur projet, des erreurs ne pourront ĂȘtre Ă©vitĂ©s et les bĂ©nĂ©fices apportĂ©s par une Ă©tape de finalisation ne seront pas optimaux. On peut aussi dĂ©duire qu’une activitĂ© mal connue est inĂ©vitablement victime de prĂ©jugĂ©s et de fausses interprĂ©tations. Dans ce mĂ©moire, je porterai mon attention sur les moyens d’optimiser la transition entre le mixage et le PrĂ©-Mastering. En effet, lors d’une sĂ©ance d’enregistrement, les techniciens concernĂ©s agissent toujours en pensant Ă  l’étape suivante, c'est-Ă -dire celle du mixage. La dĂ©marche Ă  suivre devrait ĂȘtre la mĂȘme au moment de mixer Ă  l’attention du PrĂ©-Mastering. De cette façon, chacun remplit son rĂŽle de façon optimale et le produit peut prendre toute son ampleur. Pour ce faire il faut donc Ă©claircir les moyens et les logiques utilisĂ©es dans les studios de Mastering et mettre en Ă©vidence les bĂ©nĂ©fices qu’on en retire. AprĂšs un bref historique, pour « planter le dĂ©cor », je commencerai par mettre en avant les diffĂ©rents avantages que l’on peut tirer du PrĂ©-Mastering et pourquoi il est indispensable dans la chaĂźne de production audio. Puis j’expliquerai les moyens utilisĂ©s pour perfectionner le projet sonore en faisant un aperçu des outils[1] et de la maniĂšre dont s’en servent les ingĂ©nieurs de Mastering. Enfin, je mettrai en Ă©vidence les efforts qui peuvent ĂȘtre fait dĂ©s le mixage afin de faciliter et de profiter pleinement des amĂ©liorations pouvant ĂȘtre apportĂ©es lors de la finalisation. Le PrĂ©-Mastering n’est Ă  priori praticable que par des techniciens dotĂ©s d’une longue expĂ©rience. Le propos de ce mĂ©moire est de dĂ©couvrir et d’éclairer une activitĂ©, tout en dĂ©veloppant les bĂ©nĂ©fices qu’elle peut engendrer. Je prendrai aussi position sur les attitudes et les pratiques Ă  adopter en amont de la production audio[2] pour profiter pleinement du PrĂ©-Mastering. Le sujet choisi est le reflet de ma curiositĂ© et de la volontĂ© de travailler en harmonie avec les diffĂ©rents acteurs du milieu de la production audio.
http://www.sounddesigners.org/index.php?module=Articles&func=viewpage&pageid=23

734 Flux RSS | LeBonCoin RSS Mail
Création de flux RSS Vous avez deux solutions : ajouter un script à votre navigateur effectuer les manipulations manuellement La premiÚre solution est la plus simple, mais ne fonctionne que sur certains navigateurs. Solution 1 : installer le script J'ai écrit un mini programme afin d'ajouter une icÎne directement sur le site leboncoin.fr. Ce qui donne ceci : Celui-ci fonctionne sur Firefox, Chromium ainsi que Chrome. Pour Chromium et Chrome, rien à faire de plus. Par contre, concernant Firefox, il faut installer une extension s'appelant Greasemonkey. Vous pouvez le faire en allant sur cette page. Vous pouvez maintenant installer le script. L'icone devrait apparaßtre, permettant de générer l'adresse du flux RSS en un seul clic. Solution 2 : manuellement Cette solution est un peu plus longue, car elle demande de toujours revenir ici pour générer le flux RSS. Allez sur leboncoin.fr, et effectuez la recherche que vous souhaitez suivre. Lorsque vous avez le résultat souhaité, copiez/collez le lien de la barre d'adresse dans le champ suivant et cliqué sur « RSSifier »: Lien :
http://leboncoin-rss.ilatumi.org/rss

727 How To Create an Antique Mirror Effect | Apartment Therapy DC
How To Create an Antique Mirror Effect Mclain Wiesand, a Baltimore-based custom furniture company, has made a name for itself by producing handcrafted pieces that capture the feel of real antiques. One of the techniques they use for aging mirror is wonderfully simple and serves as the inspiration for this how to. Creating an antique mirror effect is an inexpensive way to revamp a flea market find, or add a new layer of interest and depth to an ordinary wall mirror. Almost any type of mirror can be aged using this technique, including mirrored plexiglass. Supplies ‱ Mirrored glass or plexiglass. Due to the type of paint applied to the reflective coating, inexpensive, craft-store mirror works wonderfully. ‱ Latex or other gloves for hand protection. ‱ Paint stripper. Most types work fine. For a less toxic product, Citristrip works well. ‱ Plastic putty spreader or putty knife. ‱ Modern Masters Metal Effects Black Patina. This patina solution is essentially an acid that eats at the reflective surface of the mirror. There are probably other products that work similarly, but Modern Masters products work well and can be found online or in most art supply stores or specialty paint stores. ‱ 1” chip brush (or similar brush). ‱ Silver paint of choice. Steps Step 1: (Image 2, above) Wearing gloves, place mirror face down on cardboard or other protected surface in a well-ventilated area. Apply stripper generously to back of mirror and allow to sit for a few hours, or until paint can be easily removed with plastic scraper. It is not necessary for all of the paint to be removed; generally speaking, 80-90% should suffice. When paint has been stripped, wash mirror with soap and water and allow to dry. Step 2: (Images 3 & 4) Place stripped mirror face down on clean cardboard or other protected surface. Dip chip brush in Modern Masters Metal Patina Solution and gradually apply it to the raw reflective surface of the mirror. As mirror tends to age from the edges inward, it is best to apply patina solution in heavier amounts around the edges of the mirror. In a matter of minutes (or less), the patina solution will begin to eat away at the reflective surface. Other application techniques that produce nice effects are spattering and light directional brushing of patina solution. Continue applying solution until desired level of ageing is achieved. Rinse with water to neutralize the reaction and allow to dry. Step 3: (photos 5 & 6) This next step involves reapplying paint to the back of the mirror. The color paint you choose will be visible through the spots created by the patina solution. The dark areas of aged antique mirrors tend to be a dark silver-grey but depending on the silvering technique used, can range from gold to pale silver to black. One method that produced nice results is a combination of dark and light silver paints, applied randomly (per images). Apply paint until the reflective surface is completely covered.
http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/dc/how-to/how-to-create-an-antique-mirror-effect-127227

718 Musiques - H O R S N O R M E
Dossier : OĂč trouver de la musique sur internet ? Par Ed End le samedi, mai 29 2010, 10:07 albums apprendre audio comment complet dossier efficace exhaussif fĂȘte de la musique gratuites guide illĂ©gal internet libre lĂ©gal meilleurs sites mp3 musiques oĂč trouver de la musique recherche simple son trouver tĂ©lĂ©chargement tĂ©lĂ©charger I. Pourquoi chercher de la musique sur internet ? Pour rĂ©pondre Ă  cette question on peut se poser une autre question : OĂč trouver de la musique en dehors d'internet ? A part quelques exceptions Ă  Paris, la plupart des disquaires indĂ©pendants ont disparus. Les supermarchĂ©s ont trĂšs peu de choix. Les magasins spĂ©cialisĂ©s, par exemple la Fnac ont un nombre limitĂ© de rĂ©fĂ©rences disponibles Ă  des prix pas toujours accessibles. Cependant il reste des solutions intĂ©ressantes : le marchĂ© de l'occasion, acheter les albums lors des concerts Ă  des prix plus abordables ou encore moins onĂ©reux les emprunter Ă  des mĂ©diathĂšques. Convertir en mp3 les anciens supports, k7, cd, vinyles et Ă©changer des albums numĂ©risĂ©s dont on dĂ©tient les originaux, lĂ©galement, dans le cadre de la copie privĂ©. Si malgrĂ© cela tant de personnes cherchent de la musique sur internet, c'est : a. Parce qu'il y a beaucoup plus de choix. A l'heure actuelle, par exemple, le dĂ©veloppement de la musique libre est tel qu'il est impossible de suivre l'intĂ©gralitĂ© des Ɠuvres qui sont publiĂ©es. b. Parce que le coĂ»t est quasi nul. - Soit en raison de la disparition du support, il n'y a plus de coĂ»t de diffusion, plus de coĂ»t de fabrication, juste Ă©ventuellement un coup de crĂ©ation. MalgrĂ© cela dans le domaine commercial les magasins en ligne (Itune et autres consorts) sont loin de rĂ©percuter la disparition des coups sur leurs tarifs. - Soit en raison de ce que les lobbys et le gouvernement appĂšlent piratage, pour ma part je considĂšre qu'ils font une faute d'orthographe et prĂ©fĂšre parler de partage. Un exemple flagrant de leur mauvaise foie, contrairement Ă  ce qu'a prĂ©tendu un jour un patron de la Fnac, un album n'est pas une baguette de pain, passer l'Ă©tape de crĂ©ation du premier exemplaire, il est duplicable Ă  l'infini, ni farine, ni travail supplĂ©mentaire, autrement dit, je ne connais aucune baguette de pain qui puisse nourrir toute la planĂšte. c. Parce que la dĂ©couverte est facilitĂ©e. Depuis que les majors ont pris le contrĂŽle des mĂ©dias radio et tĂ©lĂ©, Ă  part dans de rares mĂ©dias papiers spĂ©cialisĂ©s, et certains gratuits culturels, c'est trĂšs difficile de faire des dĂ©couvertes. ConcrĂštement avec un logiciel de peer to peer, on Ă©tend trĂšs rapidement la diversitĂ© des musiques que l'on apprĂ©cie. DĂ©jĂ  pour la simple raison que dans tous les genres, au-delĂ  du mainstream des majors il existe des Ɠuvres de qualitĂ©. d. Pour pouvoir essayer la musique avant de l'acheter. Une bonne façon de se prĂ©munir des singles qui pourraient permettent d'Ă©couler des albums bĂąclĂ©s.
http://hors.norme.blog.free.fr/index.php?category/L-internet-pour-les-nuls/Ressources-culturelles/Musique

714 30 free programming eBooks « citizen428.blog()
Since this post got quite popular I decided to incorporate some of the excellent suggestions posted in the comments, so this list now has more than 40 books in it. [UPDATED: 2010-10-12] Learning a new programming language always is fun and there are many great books legally available for free online. Here’s a selection of 30 of them: Lisp/Scheme: How to Desing Programs Interpreting Lisp (PDF, suggested by Gary Knott) Let Over Lambda On Lisp Practical Common Lisp Programming in Emacs Lisp Programming Languages. Application and Interpretation (suggested by Alex Ott) Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days Visual LISP Developer’s Bible (suggested by “skatterbrainz”) Ruby: Data Structures and Algorithms with Object-Oriented Design Patterns in Ruby Learn to Program MacRuby: The Definitive Guide Mr. Neighborly’s Humble Little Ruby Book (suggested by @tundal45) Programming Ruby Read Ruby 1.9 Ruby Best Practices Ruby on Rails Tutorial Book (suggested by @tundal45) Javascript: Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Eloquent Javascript jQuery Fundamentals Mastering Node Haskell: Learn You a Haskell for Great Good Real World Haskell Erlang: Concurrent Programming in Erlang Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good Python: Dive into Python How to Think Like a Computer Scientist – Learning with Python Smalltalk: Dynamic Web Development with Seaside Pharo by Example (based on the next book in this list, suggested by Anonymous) Squeak by Example Misc: Algorithms The Art of Assembly Language Beginning Perl Building Accessible Websites (suggested by Joe Clark) The C Book C# Yellow Book (suggested by Joe Wyatt) Compiler Construction Dive Into HTML 5 (suggested by @til) Higher-Order Perl The Implementation of Functional Programming Languages (suggested by “Def”) An Introduction to R Learn Prolog Now! Objective-C 2.0 Essentials Programming Scala Of course there are many more free programming eBooks, but this list consists of the ones I read or want(ed) to read. This is far from comprehensive and languages that are completely missing are mostly left out on purpose (e.g. PHP, C++, Java). I’m sure somebody else made a list for them somewhere.
http://citizen428.net/archives/434

711 50 Excellent Photography-Related Tutorials
This is a collection of 50 of the best tutorials and guides we could find for helping you capture better digital photos. photography
http://sixrevisions.com/photography/50-excellent-photography-related-tutorials/

705 Ethno-différencialisme - Wikipédia
L’ethno-diffĂ©rencialisme (ou diffĂ©rencialisme) est un concept thĂ©orisĂ© par la Nouvelle droite et ses adversaires (afin de dĂ©signer les positions de celle-ci relativement Ă  la diffĂ©rence). AntithĂšse de l'universalisme abstrait qui s'oppose aux diffĂ©rences et aux particularismes, il prĂŽne la reconnaissance d'un hĂ©ritage culturel propre Ă  chaque peuple (ethnie) qui mĂ©rite d'ĂȘtre reconnu et prĂ©servĂ© par les institutions politiques.
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethno-diff%C3%A9rencialisme

701 How To Convince The Client That Your Design Is Perfect - Smashing Magazine
As designers who deal with clients, we all have to face one situation, no matter how difficult and uncomfortable, and that is guiding the client to accept that your design is perfect. Now, you already have the project, so this is not a matter of convincing them to pick you for the job. This is about getting them to see that your design satisfies their requirements and contains everything they want. We all have to take on this role of virtual tour guide and lead them through the project’s twists and turns, ensuring that the best interests of the client and website are served. We have to be the lighthouse, guiding the clients to shore. (Image credit) In the end, the final decision falls to the client, but there are times — and most of us have experienced them — when the client’s lack of expertise in the field affect the quality of the design. In such times, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to convince the client that the design is perfect as it is, and that any further alteration would impair the website’s ability to communicate everything it needs to. This confrontation is not welcome by either party, but it is certainly necessary. Many designers want to avoid conflict and, as a result, cave to their clients at the slightest sign of disagreement, rather than spend time trying to convince them that they stand on the right side of the design decision. This is often a mistake and does not serve the design, which should be the paramount consideration. We owe it to our creative work to argue for whatever serves the design beyond all else, even though the client is footing the bill. We may end up having to give in to the client, but at least we tried. Below is an overview of some tips and techniques you can employ when you find yourself butting heads with a client. These approaches might work individually or in combination, but they all at least offer a launching point to help you put your best foot forward and lead the client exactly where they need to go.
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/10/06/how-to-convince-the-client-that-your-design-is-perfect/

691 visualizing.org
Visualizing.org is a community of creative people working to make sense of complex issues through data and design
 and it’s a shared space and free resource to help you achieve this goal. Why Visualizing.org? By some estimates, we now create more data each year than in the entirety of prior human history. Data visualization helps us approach, interpret, and extract knowledge from this information. Over the last couple of years, we’ve seen government agencies, NGOs, and companies open up their data for the public to see and use. And we’ve seen data visualization figure more prominently in design curricula, conference programs, and the media. We created Visualizing.org because we want to help connect the proliferation of public data
 with a community that can help us understand this data
 with the general public. What is Visualizing.org? What can I do on the site? For designers: Visualizing is a place to showcase your work, get feedback, ensure that your work is seen by lots of people and gets used by teachers, journalists, and conference organizers to help educate the public about various world issues Visualizing is a free resource to search for data Use Visualizing to keep up with and be inspired by the latest work from other designers and design schools Learn about new visualization tools, blogs, books and other resources to help your work Everything you upload remains your sole and exclusive property and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike License For teachers and schools: Visualizing is a place to exhibit the collective work of your students, organize assignments and class projects, and help your students find data for their own visualizations We’re working on new tools to help you share teaching material with other teachers As an Academic Partner, your students are eligible to participate in various design competitions – we’re hosting the first Visualizing Marathon in New York in October To learn more, contact Saira Jesani For bloggers and journalists: Visualizing is a resource to find data visualizations about a wide variety of world issues to inform and accompany your own reporting – and it’s easy to embed visualizations and widgets from Visualizing on your own site For conference organizers: As a Knowledge Partner, Visualizing allows you to use data visualizations at your conferences under a Creative Commons License To learn more, contact Saira Jesani For all: Visualizing is a new and fun online resource to learn more about the world in all its complexity and inter-dependence -- and become more comfortable with data and how it can be visually represented How does it work? The site is open and free to use. Everything you upload remains your sole and exclusive property and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License. Simply put, this means that anyone can share, copy, remix, or build upon the visualization as long as: (i) it is used non-commercially; and (ii) the visualization’s creator and source are credited.
http://www.visualizing.org/

687 50 Beautiful and Fresh Free Fonts
As you will already know, there are thousands upon thousands of free fonts available, so choosing that perfect font can be very, very difficult. Its tedious business constantly scouring through countless font directories and foundries to hopefully find what you are looking for. Hopefully, with this post, we can make your search that little bit easier by rounding up 50 of our favorite fonts that have been released in recent months. So, whether you design web pages, t-shirts, posters or just seeking some typographical inspiration, we have no doubt that you will the perfect font for your perfect project in this round-up. Please note, licenses to have a tendency to change so please double check before usage.
http://speckyboy.com/2010/10/03/50-beautiful-and-fresh-free-fonts/

685 100 Best Photoshop Tutorials of All Time that Yield Professional Results | CreativeFan
Photoshop tutorials are one of the most popular subjects on the web, as the digital art community continues to grow and new designers bring their unique skills. However, quality Photoshop tutorials that teach you a useful effect, have a quality finished result and are well explained are harder to find, and with the large number of tutorial sites available, it can be hard to sort the quality from the mundane. best photoshop tutorials
http://creativefan.com/101-best-photoshop-tutorials/

679 Trevor Marshall's ETI3600, ETI4600 International Music Synthesisers and Maplin 3800 and Maplin 5600s Stereo Synthesisers
Many years ago the Australian magazine "Electronics Today International" published my designs for two partly digital, mostly analog, Electronic Music Synthesisers. the ETI 3600 and ETI 4600. Both were made available as kits of components Barry Wilkinson at ETI was responsible for the final packaging and kitting coordination. Maplin Electronics Ltd.(in the UK) subsequently picked up the designs, which they marketed as as the Maplin models 3800 and 5600s Electronic Music Synthesisers At the time I held two Australian provisional patents for the technologies I used in the Synthesiser designs. One related to the method for generating sawtooth waveforms, the other was for the method of using commutated resistors in voltage controlled filters. I never made any money out of the designs, or the patents, which have long ago been allowed to lapse. But it was fun! The original constructional articles for the ETI 3600/4600 can be found in these PDFs: October 1973, December 1973, January 1974, Feb 1974, March 1974, April 1974, July 1974, March 1975, April 1975, May 1975, August 1975 Although the earliest (4004) microprocessors were available at that time, it was not until the late-70's that I first started programming fully digital (Signetics 2650 based) Microcomputer systems. Consequently my early digital designs were hardware, and not firmware, based. Of course, these days, everything in my hardware and firmware is based on software designs - even the interconnections are controlled by the software in the EPLDs and PALs, instead of by wires. So many things have changed over the years.... Here is a mug shot of the Maplin 3800:
http://www.trevormarshall.com/eti.htm

655 Patchbays
Of the technical queries received at Sound On Sound, many fall into the 'hardy perenial' category. One common source of these patchbays and their role in the project studio. Hugh Robjohns provides some answers... Walk into any professional studio and you will find a patchbay (or jackfield, to use the original British term) lurking in a rack somewhere. This kind of facility might seem totally superfluous in a simple home studio, but once the number of outboard units and sound sources increases, a patchbay quickly becomes an essential facility rather than an expensive luxury. The different types available, their setup, and their exact function in a studio can be the source of considerable confusion. In an effort to set things straight, I have tried to answer many of the most common patchbay questions we receive at Sound On Sound.
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/dec99/articles/patchbay.htm

640 50 Best Free Fonts of All Time
Free fonts are very easy to find but finding high-quality, delightful, attractive and elegant fonts is a very hectic work to do. best free fonts, free fonts
http://www.addictivefonts.com/basic/best-free-fonts/

635 10 Usability Tips Based on Research Studies
This article discusses usability findings of research results such as eye-tracking studies, reports, analytics, and usability surveys pertaining to website usability and improvements. usability/accessibility
http://sixrevisions.com/usabilityaccessibility/10-usability-tips-based-on-research-studies/

634 50 Free Expedient High-Resolution Fabric Textures | Naldz Graphics
Textures serve a big advantage in making websites and other graphics design projects better looking and efficient. Another great thing about it is that you can find it anywhere,in your town, maybe in streets, or even in your homes. Examples of this are fabric textures from your clothes, linen or any fabric materials you have. After capturing the texture it can help your blog in making it more effective and giving it a nice touch. In our next post, we will be showcasing 50 Free Expedient High-Resolution Fabric Textures. We have collected some of the beautiful fabric textures that have different designs for you to choose from. They all are high-resolution images and best of all, they all come for free. Donñ€™t hesitate to check them out, these showcase may include the texture that will suite your taste. Come, take a peek, and choose your pick.
http://naldzgraphics.net/freebies/50-free-expedient-high-resolution-fabric-textures/

623 Less Framework 2
A CSS framework for cross-device layouts .grid_5 .clearfix 960 px Everyone writes CSS differently. Less Framework takes this into account by having a minimal set of features, and does away with things like predefined classes. All it really contains are: a set of media-queries typography presets aligned to a 24 px baseline grid and a grid, with its column sizes noted down within CSS comments. Nothing more, nothing less. It doesn’t try to do anything for you, and doesn’t change the way you work.
http://lessframework.com/

621 Patternry | User Interface Design Patterns for Ideas and Inspiration
Patternry, previously known as The UI Pattern Factory, is a resource for everyone who needs to design or develop user interfaces. It is a collection of Web design patterns, best practices, which helps you to find inspiration and design interfaces with great user experience. It is also a user interface gallery full of real world examples of our patterns. design patterns, ui design, user interface, design, interaction patterns, user experience, usability, pattern library, best practices, design inspiration
http://www.patternry.com/

596 Eventide
Accessories Eventide PitchFactor Support Links â€șDocumentation â€șSoftware Updates â€șPitchFactor Support â€șKnowledge Base â€șForum Find a Dealer No Comparison Nothing Sounds Like an Eventide Through the decades, top players have depended on Eventide: Jimmy Page, Frank Zappa, Brian May, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Robert Fripp, John Petrucci, and Adrian Belew, to name a few. Now, for the first time these effects are portable AND affordable. Stompbox simple, PitchFactor fits on your pedalboard or in your gigbag. Features Specifications Photos Media Studio Quality Effects at Your Feet Top recording studios worldwide use Eventide effects on hit after hit. PitchFactor includes Eventide's best pitch-changing effects from the past 39 years without compromising quality OR flexibility. Flexibility Built-In Plug-and-play expression pedal control of wet/dry mix or any combination of parameters. Control program changes and vary parameters continuously via MIDI. Supports instrument or line level inputs and outputs. Plays well with others; adapts seamlessly with a wide variety of amps and other foot pedals. Obsolescence is so 20th Century Easy to upgrade; download new software from the Internet and install via USB. Features 10 of Eventide’s signature stereo or mono pitch+delay effects: Diatonic PitchFlexℱ Quadravoxℱ Octaverℱ HarModulatorℱ Crystalsℱ MicroPitch HarPeggiatorℱ H910 / H949 Synthonizerℱ Up to 4 voices of diatonic pitch shifting and up to 1.5 seconds of stereo delay Studio quality sound Guitar or bass compatible Built-in Tuner Software upgradeable via USB 2.0 MIDI control via USB or MIDI in, out/thru Instant program change Real-time control with 10 knobs, MIDI, or expression pedal Tap tempo and MIDI clock sync 100 factory presets, unlimited through MIDI True analog bypass Rugged cast metal construction Reliable metal footswitches for instant preset access Mono or stereo operation Guitar or line level inputs and outputs
http://www.eventide.com/AudioDivision/Products/StompBoxes/PitchFactor.aspx

584 * Casper Electronics » Speak&Spell Bending
dictée magique bending
http://www.casperelectronics.com/finished-pieces/speak-n-spell/speakspell-bending/

575 SymKat» SymKat | SSH: Tips And Tricks You Need
The most-used SSH client remains OpenSSH's ssh. Read on to find Tips and Tricks to make your experience even better!
http://symkat.com/35/ssh-tips-and-tricks-you-need/

561 How to Choose the Right Android ROM For You
There are tons of great reasons to root your Android phone, but once you do, you'll likely be overwhelmed with all the custom ROM options out there. Here's how to go about finding—and installing—the one that fits your needs. How to Choose the Right Android ROM For You, software, productivity, technology, downloads, life hacks, hacker, lifehacks, computing, lifestyle, timesavers, health, internet, personal technology, DIY, projects, tricks, advice, backup, email, Mac, Windows, Firefox, Google, Yahoo, Gmail, keyboard shortcuts, household, HOWTO, how to's, tutorials
http://lifehacker.com/5596108/how-to-choose-the-right-android-rom-for-you/

560 10 Free Online Books for Web Designers | Freebies
There's a never ending supply of information out there for us web designers. If there's something we need to learn, we can find it in one form or another. books,usability,ux
http://webdesignledger.com/freebies/10-free-online-books-for-web-designers/

553 Gearjunkies.com - Comprehensive resource for music production and DJ equipment
New gear in this Category Categories Digital Pianos Drum computers Drum modules Expansion and effect boards Modulair synths Sampler workstations Samplers Sequencers Sound modules Synthesizer filters Synthesizer modules Synthesizer workstations Synthesizers Vintage Exotics Latest news Roxy Music consider releasing new material as downloads only on 21/07/2010 Continuum Fingerboard version 4.08 released on 21/07/2010 Teenage Engineering OP-1 featured in a music video on 17/07/2010 Get closer to the music with Producer Sessions Live on 16/07/2010 Moogfest 2010 will be held in Asheville from October 29-31 on 16/07/2010 The Fingerist keytar for iPhone or iPad on 15/07/2010 New gear at Deadmau5 studio: Modular Mau5 on 15/07/2010 Next Generation M-Audio Axiom Keyboard Controller Series unveiled on 13/07/2010 Click here for more news! Hyperlinks Ableton Denver User Group - Site for Ableton users and electronic music producers, based around Denver Indaba Music - Online musicians community SoftSynthForum review page (dutch) - Our dutch SoftSynth forum review page Collabs - Seek electronic musician partners (dutch) EMS Synthi - Everything EMS! 440 TV - Audio en music video\'s Digital Audio Service - German gear blog SoftSynthForum - Dutch softsynth forum Lydmaskinen - Audio forum from Denkmark Wrongroom - Blog about adventurous projects in the world of audio-electronics. Click here for a complete list of hyperlinks New gear Roland Lucina AX-09 Dave Smith Mopho Keyboard MFB Nanozwerg MFB Urzwerg Analogue Solutions Europa Hardsid UPlay Evol Audio Fucifier Clavia Nord Piano Kawai ES 6 Korg SV-1 Roland V-Piano Kurzweil PC3LE6 GotharMusic deMOON Roland SP-404SX Akai Pro MINIAK Clavia Nord C2 Dave Smith Tetr4 Roland Juno Di Yamaha S90 XS MFB Schlagzwerg Jomox MBase11
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529 SynthesisWorkshops
synth modular Sound synthesis and sound design Music has brought pleasure and entertainment to mankind throughout the whole of history. Each person is by nature equipped with one of the most elaborate and emotional musical instruments; the human voice. Whenever people feel good music seems to fit the occasion, and it is considered quite natural to hum or sing a song. Musical instruments have brought their own moods to music and at the current moment in human evolution there is an enormous variety of musical instruments available. The twentieth century has seen the development of a range of new and exciting electronic musical instruments. These electronic instruments are very flexible, they can produce a wide range of timbres and can be amplified to whatever loudness level sounds best for the occasion. Most of these electronic instruments are played by a keyboard, but in essence the keyboard can be replaced by any electromechanical device that is able to transform a movement caused by a human interaction into an electrical signal that can drive the sound generating core of the electronic instrument. All sorts of technical and scientific developments have helped to create electronic instruments and the human interface to play them. Still, music is an art and not really a hard science, although music and sound have for a long time been subject to various scientific research. An important realization is that science can not really explain why much music is such a pleasure to listen to and such a joy to make. Which is not a bad thing, as probably no one is waiting for science to take the fun out of music by applying formalized rules and templates on what is also subject to ‘feel’. So, although this book covers techniques that lean heavily on scientific research, the application of these techniques will in general be aimed at creating fun. There are a lot of professionals working with sound and even more people that make music for their personal enjoyment. Mastery of sound synthesis is valuable to all of them. Still, it won’t be easy to please everyone with one single book, as some people will be more interested in how things work and others might want practical examples that just work. The aim of this book is that it can at least be used as a practical guide in workshops and courses in electronic music, covering some essential basics that are needed to operate the equipment used in sound synthesis in a way that makes some sense. Additionally it can be used to explore techniques to find out how they can help in the development of one’s own musical style. Sound synthesis is the art of creating sounds by using suitable electronic means, using either analog or digital electronic devices. Sound design is the art of creating particular sounds using sound synthesis techniques. The definition of sound design as used here might be confusing to some, as the name sound design is also used in the discipline in industrial design that occupies itself with how mass produced objects should sound. Examples are how the sound of cars or ladyshaves are ‘designed’ to sound pleasing while in use. Which of course has nothing to do at all with music or sound synthesizers. This book puts the emphasis on the various synthesis techniques for musical purposes and how to setup sound synthesizers to create a large range of characteristic musical sounds. The art of musical sound design is left to the artist.
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522 Synthfind
Indexing vintage and interesting analog and digital synthesizers. Analog Vintage Modular Synth Roland ARP
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518 LA MUSIQUE INDUSTRIELLE
QU’EST-CE QUE LA MUSIQUE INDUSTRIELLE ? Vous trouverez chez les disquaires bien achalandĂ©s un coin rĂ©servĂ© aux albums d’ " indus ", souvent mĂ©langĂ©s au gothique, Ă  la cold ou encore aux indĂ©pendants. Les couleurs noire et grise dominent les pochettes et les noms des groupes sont souvent longs et imprononçables, Ă  consonance allemande ou anglaise. Pour continuer dans le clichĂ©, on peut dĂ©crire la musique industrielle comme un style basĂ© sur des percussions mĂ©talliques qui martĂšlent, accompagnĂ©es de bruits agressifs souvent dissonants et de voix trafiquĂ©es, criĂ©es plus que chantĂ©es. En fait, l’indus est pour beaucoup une musique suspecte, apprĂ©ciĂ©e par d’étranges mĂ©lomanes qui n’auraient pas compris que la musique moderne est faite pour distraire, pour danser ou encore adoucir les mƓurs. Peu de gens savent en fait ce qu’est l’industriel Ă  proprement parler. Pourtant ce style a Ă©tĂ© trĂšs productif et une partie de la musique actuelle s’en inspire. A la base, l’industriel est un mouvement de contestation sociale et artistique. Il rejette le contrĂŽle de la musique populaire par les businessmen, les mĂ©dias et tous les hommes de pouvoir. Son essor est marquĂ© par la crĂ©ation d’Industrial Records, Ă  Londres, Ă  la fin des annĂ©es 1970 par le groupe Throbbing Gristle. C’est un des premiers labels indĂ©pendants, une entreprise de production et de diffusion de cassettes audio et de 33 tours, qui laisse ses musiciens s’exprimer sans contrainte, ni censure, ni souci de rentabilitĂ©. Il dĂ©veloppe une " stratĂ©gie de guĂ©rilla " contre les major company, ces entreprises qui soumettent la musique populaire aux lois du marchĂ©. Plus gĂ©nĂ©ralement, le mouvement industriel vomit l’industrie des loisirs orchestrĂ©e par les grands mĂ©dias. Il cherche Ă  faire rĂ©flĂ©chir sur la propagande et le marketing, sur l’utilisation de l’art et des diverses techniques de communication pour convaincre et dominer. L’ambition est de crĂ©er une alternative Ă  la culture de masse afin de lutter contre l’uniformisation des esprits. Pape de l’industriel, Genesis P-Orridge (alias Neil Megson) explique qu’au dĂ©part le but est de "savoir jusqu’oĂč on pouvait mĂ©tamorphoser et coller le son, prĂ©senter des sons complexes et non-divertissants dans une situation de culture populaire, afin de convaincre et de convertir. Nous voulions rĂ©investir la musique rock avec un contenu, une motivation et un risque. " Apparu en mĂȘme temps que le punk, l’industriel se veut plus radical, plus rĂ©flĂ©chi et surtout plus novateur en matiĂšre musicale. Il milite pour l’éclatement des codes musicaux qu’ils soient rock, jazz, classique ou pop. Recherchant l’imprĂ©vu, fuyant le formatage, il puise dans diffĂ©rents styles. Par ailleurs, de nouveaux instruments sont incorporĂ©s Ă  la musique. Les membres d’EinstĂŒrzende Neubauten utilisent des perceuses, de l’eau, des tĂŽles, ou mĂȘme leurs dents pour produire des sons originaux. DĂšs le dĂ©part, les instruments Ă©lectroniques ont Ă©tĂ© privilĂ©giĂ©s : boites Ă  rythme, synthĂ©tiseurs et les tout premiers Ă©chantillonneurs (sampleurs), dĂšs le dĂ©but des annĂ©es 1980. Ces instruments Ă©lectroniques aidant, l’indus a Ă©tĂ© produit par des non-musiciens et a dĂ©veloppĂ© la rĂ©pĂ©titivitĂ© (utilisation des sĂ©quenceurs). C’est dans ce sens que l’industriel est pour une bonne part Ă  l’origine de la techno. L’industriel ne se limite pas au dĂ©part Ă  un courant musical, c’est une tentative d’art total. Soit les musiciens indus sont des touches Ă  tout en matiĂšre artistique (Genesis P-Orridge, Jim Thirlwell), soit ils collaborent frĂ©quemment avec des cinĂ©astes, des troupes de thĂ©Ăątre ou de danse contemporaine. Pour les disques, le graphisme des pochettes compte parfois autant que la musique elle-mĂȘme. Dans toutes ses expressions artistiques, l’industriel recherche la provocation la plus radicale, le choc et la confusion. Les thĂšmes dĂ©veloppĂ©s sont autant de tabous : le totalitarisme sous toutes ses formes (propagande, uniformes militaires, symboles paĂŻens, plus ou moins fascistes ou nazis) ; le sado-masochisme, bouffonnerie spectaculaire parodiant les rapports humains ; la mort. C’est un constat froid des horreurs du monde, l’irruption de la laideur sous toutes ses formes dans la musique populaire. Mais attention, l’humour, le sarcasme et le cynisme sont essentiels dans l’indus. L’ironie et l’ambiguĂŻtĂ© sont fondatrices : la musique qui se proclame industrielle s’oppose Ă  l’industrie de la musique et aux valeurs de la sociĂ©tĂ© industrielle. Les membres de Throbbing Gristle troquaient volontiers leurs uniformes pour des chemises hawaĂŻennes, Current 93 s’est pris de passion pour le hĂ©ros enfantin Oui-Oui (Noddy), Laibach a parodiĂ© pompeusement les Beatles, Clair Obscur a chantĂ© les cours de la bourse, aprĂšs avoir smurfĂ© au goulag, et Foetus s’est fait connaĂźtre par une parodie de disco en l’honneur du marquis de Sade (avant MylĂšne Farmer !). Tous les musiciens qui se prĂ©tendent industriels mais s’expriment sans cette ironie fondatrice ou sans vĂ©ritable recherche musicale utilisent le terme abusivement. DĂšs 1981, Throbbing Gristle se sĂ©pare. Genesis P-Orridge explique : " nous avons quitter un milieu envahi par des idĂ©es et des gens malsains, parce que ces gens ont choisi de ne pas comprendre ce que nous disions. C’est devenu une surenchĂšre de provocation ". On a assistĂ© en effet Ă  une dĂ©rive et un appauvrissement musical. L’industriel est devenu un style parmi les autres. Comme tout mouvement contestataire, il a Ă©tĂ© rĂ©cupĂ©rĂ©e ; Ă  la fois par les mĂ©dias et par des mouvements d’extrĂȘme droite. Ainsi on a pu entendre, dans des publicitĂ©s tĂ©lĂ©visĂ©es, des percussions mĂ©talliques pour vanter les mĂ©rites de slips trĂšs masculins, ou bien des bruits de mĂ©canique qui dĂ©raille sortant d’un autoradio, pour vendre une voiture Ă  la mĂ©canique irrĂ©prochable. Les liens avĂ©rĂ©s avec l’extrĂȘme-droite ne concernent que quelques uns : en particulier Boyd Rice (du groupe NON) et plusieurs pĂąles ersatz du groupe de folk industriel Death in June, engluĂ©s dans une soupe europĂ©aniste nausĂ©abonde, oĂč se mĂȘlent rĂ©volution conservatrice, paganisme nordique ou celtique, thĂšmes guerriers et romantisme noir. Ces connivences ont jetĂ© le discrĂ©dit sur tout le mouvement industriel. C’est oublier que les artistes d’Industrial records refusaient de s’exprimer sur le terrain politique traditionnel, que des groupes se sont engagĂ©s Ă  gauche (Test Dept), tandis que d’autres ont affirmĂ© leur rejet de l’extrĂȘme-droite (Front 242). Beaucoup cependant rĂ©pugnent Ă  se justifier et continuent de jouer le jeu dangereux de la provocation fasciste. Il y a peu le groupe allemand Substanz t. a Ă©chantillonnĂ© la phrase suivante dans un morceau : " if you don’t like fascism, don’t play industrial music " (compilation teknoir, 1998).
http://nksinternational.free.fr/indus.html

512 bidouille et autres activités
bidouille et autres activités francois,barvec,fanch,electronique,audio,spdif,video,bidouille,voile,sangria,telecaster,modif,modification LE SON Doc: Petite histoire du spdif ainsi que quelques montages simples. d'aprÚs Tomi Engdahl. Comprendre le déciBel n'est pas un luxe Comprendre le dbfs n'est pas non plus un luxe Pensées sur l'égalisation Les effets dans le mix introduction à la modulation de fréquence (un cours ancien que j'ai scanné et mis en pdf) Bidouille: -Modification d'un microphone statique Primo afin de pouvoir l'alimenter au moyen du 48V fantÎme, les schémas sont ici. d'aprÚs Jean-Luc Bernard
http://francois.barvec.free.fr/bidouille.html

508 How to Lose Time and Money

http://paulgraham.com/selfindulgence.html

486 Ninite Easy PC Setup - Silent Unattended Install Multiple Programs At Once
Ninite is the fastest, easiest way to get software. Ninite will automatically download and install multiple apps unattended and 100% hands-free. 1. Pick your favorite software below. 2. Click "Get Installer" and run it. 3. You're done! No Toolbars Ninite says "No" to toolbars and other junk. No Clicking Ninite automates installers offscreen. 32 and 64-bit Ninite installs the best version of an app for your PC. International Ninite installs apps in your PC's language. Fast No manual labor means installs finish quickly. And More Ninite Pro has even more features. Learn more
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484 Why did so many successful entrepreneurs and startups come out of PayPal? Answered by Insiders
Why did so many successful entrepreneurs and startups come out of PayPal? I long have been fascinated by the extraordinary achievement from the ex-Paypal team and wonder about the reasons behind their success. In the past, mass media tried to answer this question several times but still couldn’t give us a clear answer. I once asked David Sacks the same question during an event in Los Angeles. He told me the secret is that Paypal has built a “scrappy” culture. No matter what problems they faced, they would find a way to solve them. I kind of got the idea, but was still confused about the execution details. So when I saw some of the past Paypal employees answering this question on Quora, I was super excited! After all, they should be the only ones who can tell people the inside stories. Below are some highlights of their answers. *If you want to check out the sources or leave your comments, please go to here and here. On Talent Management “Peter and Max assembled an unusual critical mass of entrepreneurial talent, primarily due to their ability to recognize young people with extraordinary ability (the median age of *execs* on the S1 filing was 30). But the poor economy allowed us to close an abnormal number of offers, as virtually nobody other than eBay and (in part) google was hiring in 2000-02.” (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal) “Extreme Focus (driven by Peter): Peter required that everyone be tasked with exactly one priority. He would refuse to discuss virtually anything else with you except what was currently assigned as your #1 initiative. Even our annual review forms in 2001 required each employee to identify their single most valuable contribution to the company.” (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal) “Dedication to individual accomplishment: Teams were almost considered socialist institutions. Most great innovations at PayPal were driven by one person who then conscripted others to support, adopt, implement the new idea. If you identified the 8-12 most critical innovations at PayPal (or perhaps even the most important 25), almost every one had a single person inspire it (and often it drive it to implementation). As a result, David enforced an anti-meeting culture where any meeting that included more than 3-4 people was deemed suspect and subject to immediate adjournment if he gauged it inefficient. Our annual review forms in 2002 included a direction to rate the employee on “avoids imposing on others’ time, e.g. scheduling unnecessary meetings.” (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal) “Refusal to accept constraints, external or internal:We were expected to pursue our #1 priority with extreme dispatch (NOW) and vigor. To borrow an apt phrase, employees were expected to “come to work every day willing to be fired, to circumvent any order aimed at stopping your dream.” Jeremy Stoppelman has relayed elsewhere the story about an email he sent around criticizing management that he expected to get him fired and instead got him promoted. Peter did not accept no for answer: If you couldn’t solve the problem, someone else would be soon assigned to do it.” (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal) “Driven problem solvers: PayPal had a strong bias toward hiring (and promoting / encouraging, as Keith mentions) smart, driven problem solvers, rather than subject matter experts. Very few of the top performers at the company had any prior experience with payments, and many of the best employees had little or no prior background building Internet products. I worked on the fraud analytics team at PayPal, and most of our best people had never before done anything related to fraud detection. If he’d approached things “traditionally”, Max would have gone out and hired people who had been building logistic regression models for banks for 20 years but never innovated, and fraud losses would likely have swallowed the company.” (by Mike Greenfield, former Sr. Fraud R&D Scientist of Paypal) “Self-sufficiency – individuals and small teams were given fairly complex objectives and expected to figure out how to achieve them on their own. If you needed to integrate with an outside vendor, you picked up the phone yourself and called; you didn’t wait for a BD person to become available. You did (the first version of) mockups and wireframes yourself; you didn’t wait for a designer to become available. You wrote (the first draft of) site copy yourself; you didn’t wait for a content writer.” (by Yee Lee, former Product & BU GM of Paypal) On Culture & Ideology “Extreme bias towards action – early PayPal was simply a really *productive* workplace. This was partly driven by the culture of self-sufficiency. PayPal is and was, after all, a web service; and the company managed to ship prodigious amounts of relatively high-quality web software for a lot of years in a row early on. Yes, we had the usual politics between functional groups, but either individual heroes or small, high-trust teams more often than not found ways to deliver projects on-time.” (by Yee Lee, former Product & BU GM of Paypal) “Willingness to try – even in a data-driven culture, you’ll always run in to folks who either don’t believe you have collected the right supporting data for a given decision or who just aren’t comfortable when data contradicts their gut feeling. In many companies, those individuals would be the death of decision-making. At PayPal, I felt like you could almost always get someone to give it a *try* and then let performance data tell us whether to maintain the decision or rollback.” (by Yee Lee, former Product & BU GM of Paypal) “Data-driven decision making – PayPal was filled with smart, opinionated people who were often at logger-heads. The way to win arguments was to bring data to bear. So you never started a sentence like this “I feel like it’s a problem that our users can’t do X”, instead you’d do your homework first and then come to the table with “35% of our [insert some key metric here] are caused by the lack of X functionality
” (by Yee Lee, former Product & BU GM of Paypal) “Radical transparency on metrics: All employees were expected to be facile with the metrics driving the business. Otherwise, how could one expect each employee to make rational calculations and decisions on their own every day? To enforce this norm, almost every all-hands meeting consisted of distributing a printed Excel spreadsheet to the assembled masses and Peter conducting a line by line review of our performance (this is only a modest exaggeration).” (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal) “Vigorous debate, often via email: Almost every important issue had champions and critics. These were normally resolved not by official edict but by a vigorous debate that could be very intense. Being able to articulate and defend a strategy or product in a succinct, compelling manner with empirical analysis and withstand a withering critique was a key attribute of almost every key contributor. I still recall the trepidation I confronted when I was informed that I needed to defend the feasibility of my favorite “baby” to Max for the first time.” (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal) “Extreme Pressure – PayPal was a very difficult business with many major issues to solve. We were able to see our colleagues work under extreme pressure and hence we learned who we could rely on and trust.” (by Keith Rabois, former Executive Vice President of Paypal)
http://primitus.com/blog/why-did-so-many-successful-entrepreneurs-and-startups-come-out-of-paypal-answered-by-insiders/

481 50 Powerful Time-Savers For Web Designers - Smashing Magazine
Being a web designer is not easy. Not only do we need to have a good understanding about visual design, typography, information architecture, psychology and a plethora of other disciplines; in our work, we need to take care of so many details, so that our job becomes more and more time-consuming, requiring dozens of tools, attention span and an effective workflow for beautiful, timely and functional results. And this is where small time-savers become handy. Be it a handy checklist, batch installer, dummy image generator or converter from Excel spreadsheet to HTML — all these things can save us a couple of minutes every day, making our work easier and more efficient. And this is why we keep collecting them for Smashing Magazine’s readers. Whether you like lists or not: this one will probably help you find those little nuggets out there that will help you avoid headaches and stress. Below we present useful time-savers for web designers.
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/06/28/50-powerful-time-savers-for-web-designers/

476 Top 15+ Best Practices for Writing Super Readable Code | Nettuts+
Code readability is a universal subject in the world of computer programming. It’s one of the first things we learn as developers. Readable and maintainable code is something to be proud of in a finished product. We can share it with others, contribute to other projects, and reuse code from applications we wrote months or even years ago. This article will detail the fifteen most important best practices when writing readable code.
http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/html-css-techniques/top-15-best-practices-for-writing-super-readable-code/

474 Why Intelligent People Fail
Why Intelligent People Fail Content from Sternberg, R. (1994). In search of the human mind. New York: Harcourt Brace. 1. Lack of motivation. A talent is irrelevant if a person is not motivated to use it. Motivation may be external (for example, social approval) or internal (satisfaction from a job well-done, for instance). External sources tend to be transient, while internal sources tend to produce more consistent performance. 2. Lack of impulse control. Habitual impulsiveness gets in the way of optimal performance. Some people do not bring their full intellectual resources to bear on a problem but go with the first solution that pops into their heads. 3. Lack of perserverance and perseveration. Some people give up too easily, while others are unable to stop even when the quest will clearly be fruitless. 4. Using the wrong abilities. People may not be using the right abilities for the tasks in which they are engaged. 5. Inability to translate thought into action. Some people seem buried in thought. They have good ideas but rarely seem able to do anything about them. 6. Lack of product orientation. Some people seem more concerned about the process than the result of activity. 7. Inability to complete tasks. For some people nothing ever draws to a close. Perhaps it’s fear of what they would do next or fear of becoming hopelessly enmeshed in detail. 8. Failure to initiate. Still others are unwilling or unable to initiate a project. It may be indecision or fear of commitment. 9. Fear of failure. People may not reach peak performance because they avoid the really important challenges in life. 10. Procrastination. Some people are unable to act without pressure. They may also look for little things to do in order to put off the big ones. 11. Misattribution of blame. Some people always blame themselves for even the slightest mishap. Some always blame others. 12. Excessive self-pity. Some people spend more time feeling sorry for themselves than expending the effort necessary to overcome the problem. 13. Excessive dependency. Some people expect others to do for them what they ought to be doing themselves. 14. Wallowing in personal difficulties. Some people let their personal difficulties interfere grossly with their work. During the course of life, one can expect some real joys and some real sorrows. Maintaining a proper perspective is often difficult. 15. Distractibility and lack of concentration. Even some very intelligent people have very short attention spans. 16. Spreading oneself too think or too thick. Undertaking too many activities may result in none being completed on time. Undertaking too few can also result in missed opportunities and reduced levels of accomplishment. 17. Inability to delay gratification. Some people reward themselves and are rewarded by others for finishing small tasks, while avoiding bigger tasks that would earn them larger rewards. 18. Inability to see the forest for the trees. Some people become obsessed with details and are either unwilling or unable to see or deal with the larger picture in the projects they undertake. 19. Lack of balance between critical, analytical thinking and creative, synthetic thinking. It is important for people to learn what kind of thinking is expected of them in each situation. 20. Too little or too much self-confidence. Lack of self-confidence can gnaw away at a person’s ability to get things done and become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Conversely, individuals with too much self-confidence may not know when to admit they are wrong or in need of self-improvement.
http://www.acceleratingfuture.com/michael/works/intelligentfailure.htm

473 Djihad - Wikipédia
Djihad, jihad ou djihĂąd (arabe : jihād, ŰŹÙ‡Ű§ŰŻ, lutte) est un terme arabe et signifiant « exercer une force », « tĂącher » ou « combattre ». Dans le Coran, l'expression « al-jihad bi anfousikoum » (Lutter contre les penchants de votre Ăąme) est l'Ă©quivalent de l'expression se faire violence ou « al-jihad fi sabil Allah » (combat sacrĂ© dans le chemin d'Allah)1,2. Le concept du jihad a constamment Ă©voluĂ© ce qui empĂȘche toute dĂ©finition figĂ©e au profit de la recherche d'interprĂ©tations successives, souvent concurrentes parmi les sphĂšres intellectuelles musulmanes3. L'islam compte quatre types de jihad : par le cƓur, par la langue, par la main et par l'Ă©pĂ©e. Le jihad par le cƓur, aussi nommĂ© « Grand jihad », invite les musulmans Ă  combattre afin de s'amĂ©liorer ou d'amĂ©liorer la sociĂ©tĂ©4,5. De nombreux savants musulmans interprĂštent le jihad comme une lutte dans un sens spirituel. Une minoritĂ© de savants sunnites le considĂšrent comme le sixiĂšme pilier de l'islam quoique le jihad n'en ait pas le statut officiel4. Dans le chiisme duodĂ©cimain, il est considĂ©rĂ© comme une des dix pratiques religieuses du culte. Le plus connu des sens du jihad est le jihad par l'Ă©pĂ©e ou « Petit jihad ». Il a servi d'argument Ă  diffĂ©rents groupes musulmans Ă  travers l'histoire pour
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