Backing Up…

October 27, 2007

After the excitement with my computer last weekend (it blew up) I’ve decided that now that I have it working again that I should reformat everything so I can try and have a sensible set up with hard disks, so I can use the automatic backup facility. Just now my c: drive is far too small, so everything is dotted around on various partitions here and there. Which makes finding stuff very confusing. Especially as Windows keeps getting confused and creating new music, photo, document folders for me.

A some what dull job, but it should make finding things easier. And I can relax, drink coffee and listen to music as I go. And hopefully everything will be working smoothly for next month, when work starts again on the AlK&AlC album/demo :)


My Busy Week Continues

October 25, 2007

Thursday already! Time is flying. Had a great jam with Ali last night, worked on tidying up a load of loose bits and bobs in the set for Sunday. While doing all that we of course started to change the songs again, it seems to happen every week. Louisa has requested we play the old style Sailor Song, so we have to relearn that, and Amy almost has a new coda. And Ali wants a mandolin! (Me personally, I’m still waiting for him to play his lap steel guitar at an Al&Al gig!)

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My Busy Weekend

October 22, 2007

Well back at uni after a busy weekend. Friday night PC blew up. Which was pretty exciting. Turns out the power supply shorted out. So no computer for me until I sort out getting a replacement through the guarantee. It meant my plans on finishing off a tune in Cubase have been put on hold though. Read the rest of this entry »


Oxjam @ Henry’s Cellar Bar

October 13, 2007

Oxjam Line up


XKCD and Matlab – a happy and productive combination.

October 3, 2007

Today I have discovered http://xkcd.com. My morning has been followed this pattern: Genreate test image. See if my matlab algorithm can find the target in my test image. Look at xkcd while the computer computes. Look at results. Tweak algorithm or generate a new and slightly different test image. Read more xkcd. Repeat.

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