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Host ID: 128

email: pdailey03.nospam@nospam.gmail.com
episodes: 20

hpr1490 :: HPR at NELF 2014 Part1

Released on 2014-04-18 under a CC-BY-SA license.

In this episode, nybill and pokey conduct interviews and generally have a good time at the 2014 Northeast GNU/Linux Fest.

Some links to follow for things that were discussed in this episode:

We all had a great time recording this show, and we hope you enjoyed it as well. Please join us at the next Northeast Gnu/Linux Fest if you can. Thank you very much for listening.

Photos from NELF 2014

Sincerely, The HPR conference crew

P.S. Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment, we have included a few.


hpr1467 :: How to win Find-The-Difference games

Released on 2014-03-18 under a CC-BY-SA license.

This is a neat little trick that I discovered that you can use to get really high scores on those "Find The Difference" games that they have at some bars (there's at least one in the Google Play store too). After I recorded this show I played to see just how high I could score, and I turned the score over.


hpr1466 :: Thoughts on GPS

Released on 2014-03-17 under a CC-BY-SA license.

I've always liked maps. Since getting a few GPS enabled devices maps have become even more useful to me, and I like them more and more all the time. Here is a brief episode on the GPS devices and map software that I use most often. I hope you enjoy my episode, and find something useful in it. The outro is a remix of Downright by Broam and Klaatu.


hpr1441 :: Jono Bacon and Stuart Langridge talk with pokey

Released on 2014-02-10 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Jono Bacon and Stuart Langridge were not entirely pleased with the things pokey had to say about them in the Hacker Public Radio New Years Eve Show episode 1418. They graciously contacted HPR and asked for a chance to clear the air. In this episode pokey has a chat with them about their views on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and advocacy.


hpr1371 :: The Lost Banner of HPR

Released on 2013-11-04 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Pokey - Patrick Dailey (pdailey03 @@ gmail-dot-com) David Whitman davidWHITMAN (davidglennwhitman @@ gmail-dot-com)

The HPR Booth Banner is LOST! Shipped to wrong address and 'POOF' its gone! What should we do in the future? Buy 2 replacement banners or extra frames What about something doing something else?

Pokey saw a really lightweight banner in a bank -

Equipment that is nice to have to do a Linux Feast (Pokey has done 3 HPR Tables at Linux Fests -David has done tables two years at Linux Fest Northwest)

  1. Backdrop
  2. Table Cloth
  3. Stickers and other swag to hand out
  4. A H1 Zoom or other recording device

David owes a Coffee Mug design to the HPR Community - Richard Q did some graphics and David is lazy or busy and has not got it done.

Stickers available at 123stickers.com

Business Cards moo.com HPR Nosy Guy HPR Ovals Pictures from Picture Prints (easy to do and cheap!) Tee Shirts Green HPR Round Sticker HPR Mini Bumper Sticker Buttons (Old School and no longer available) Do Your Own art work

QRCode book of all episodes 23:50

HPR has had no table at SCALE

David wants to add Sonar to the table content

Banner Defined - The one Pokeys Mom made is still not lost

There should be a PDF with these show notes that has a shitty logo page so you can see some stickers that can be ordered. The stickers are very good quality as are the T-shirts. Richard Querin and others have done the artwork.

http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps/hpr1371.pdf


hpr1296 :: Intro to camp fires

Released on 2013-07-22 under a CC-BY-SA license.

I've always felt a little awkward in social situations, and I'm always looking for ways to get over that feeling. One way I do that is to try and make myself useful, and one useful thing that I know is how to light and keep a small fire going. No one else ever seems to want to do it, and it's fun if you do it right. Admittedly there isn't much to it, but that just makes it all that much easier to learn. It isn't quite as intuitive as you might think if you've never done it, especially if it's a little damp out. Use tinder (paper, dried grass, cotton balls, etc...) to get the flame going, light your kindling (small twigs, pinecones, split sticks) over the tinder, and increase the size of your kindling until you have a good pile of coals that can sustain the burning of split logs. Keep your logs and sticks as parallel as you can, make sure air can flow freely through your burning pile of wood and don't let your coals spread too thin. If you're good, you should be able to get a fire going with just a single match and no accelerants (which are usually illegal anyway). If you're really good, you might even be able to do it with just a spark.


hpr1250 :: Interview With YTCracker

Released on 2013-05-17 under a CC-BY-SA license.

This is an interview with YTCracker, one of my favorite NerdCore rappers. You can find links to his music on his website http://www.ytcracker.com/

If you like Nerdcore Rap, a good website to check out is http://nerdcorenow.com. They have a few "various artists" compilation albums available for download.

Thanks to my guest, YTCracker for coming on Hacker Public Radio, and thank you for listening.


hpr1176 :: Intro to editing the Open Street Map

Released on 2013-02-04 under a CC-BY-SA license.

I'm going to call this an experimental episode. It's a tutorial on eding the Open Street Map at http://www.openstreetmap.org/ . By all rights, this should have been done as a screen cast, but since I have no interest in doing a screen cast, we're going to try something different. For this episode to work, I'll need your cooperation, and for it to make any sence to you, you'll need to be signed into http://www.openstreetmap.org/ . So go ahead and create an account over there (or begin the password reset process) while you're downloading this audio file. You're going to need an account if you want to edit anyway, so I'm not asking for anything you wouldn't be doing anyway. You may find it helpful to have a second tab open to http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Features . It won't be much help while listening to the episode, but it is very helpful while editing in general.

Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment I have included a few.


hpr1116 :: Interview with Richard Stallman

Released on 2012-11-12 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Holy cow! I just interviewed RMS! Check it out.

I tried to conduct a friendly interview with Richard here. Every time I've heard him interviewed before, it's been pretty hostile, and I didn't want that. That doesn't mean that I only asked him softball questions, but I didn't get in his face about anything, and I gave him the time he needed to explain his answers fully. I hope I did a good job of making Mr. Stallman feel welcome at Hacker Public radio, and I hope the interview is as enjoyable to listen to as it was to record. His views on Free Software are pretty well known, so I tried to cover some things that I've never heard Richard's opinoins on as well. I KNOW... I missed some pretty obvious followup questions. I realized most of them while editing. I'm sorry. The good news is that RMS is pretty accessable, and you can probably get him to do a followup interview that we'll publish right here on hackerpublicradio.org .

Links from this episode:

I want to thank the following people who helped in the production of this episode: Richard for the interview itself. It was a real pleasure. I hope we can do it again sometime. Martin Dluhos, Richard's assistant, for setting up mumble on an FSF computer, and handeling the scheduling, etc... irc.freenode.net #oggcastplanet for all of the great questions and inspiration. You guys rock (as always)! I wish I had thought to write down who each question belonged to. Sorry about that. Door-to-door-geek, and the Linux Basix podcast for the use of their mumble server. Neil Dudeman and the other guys who listened live for the support and some more great questions. Broam (a.k.a. Brian, NOT Bryan with a why) for being a good friend, and trying to get home in time to co-host. Happy Birthday, buddy.

Additional media used in this episode:

  • MooGNU by the anonymous posters on the 4chan technology image board /g/ is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
  • The Free Software Song by the band Fenster both can be found via http://www.gnu.org/music/free-software-song.html

Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment (and because I was up 'til 3:00 am finishing this) I have included a few.

Creative Commons License
Interview with Richard Stallman by pokey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at http://hackerpublicradio.org/eps.php?id=1115.


hpr1038 :: Interview with George Vlahavas and Andreas born of the SalixOS project

Released on 2012-07-25 under a CC-BY-SA license.

I've been using SalixOS, a Slackware derivative, for a while now and I wanted to share my love of it with it's developers and with all of you. If you find this interview or this GNU/Linux distro compelling please go to http://www.salixos.org and give it a try.

Thank you so much for listening. -pokey

P.S. Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment, I have probably included a few.


hpr1011 :: NELF interview with Robert_Schweikert of Open Suse

Released on 2012-06-17 under a CC-BY-SA license.
http://www.opensuse.org/en/

hpr0818 :: Sansa Clip Plus for podcasting

Released on 2011-09-20 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Long story short is that the Clip+ is pretty great as a cheap all-in-one recording device. I go into a little more detail here, and I have an idea that may make it even better.

Since recording this, I have discovered how to change the recording directory.

  1. Press the Home button to get to the main menu.
  2. Go to the "Files" option in the main menu, and navigate to the directory (even if it's on the SD card) that you want to use for recording. Highlight it, but don't open it.
  3. Hold down the center button to open a context menu.
  4. Scroll down and select "Set As Recording Directory".

If you have comments, please leave them in the comments section for the show here at http://hackerpublicradio.org


hpr0725 :: NELF_Review

Released on 2011-05-12 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.

NELF 2011 was a blast. Here's my take on it.

Thanks to everyone who made it so much fun.

Thanks to sponsors: Redhat Enterprise Linux, and Frostbyte systems.

Thanks to Johnathan and Mrs. Nadeau for making it all happen.


hpr0713 :: NELF Interview With Matt Lee and Donald Robertson

Released on 2011-04-26 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.

Please consider contributing to the Free Software Foundation. http://www.fsf.org/

Please forgive the audio quality of this recording. Due to the acoustics of the room, and my crappy mic, I had to "massage" the recording an awful lot to be able to hear all three people at a reasonable level without overwhelming you with background noise. I did my best.

I want to thank Donald and Matt for making it such a great interview. They were firendly, respectful, and kind. I had a great time with them durring the interview, and at the afterparty. They represent the FSF well.


hpr0682 :: NELF & Taxes

Released on 2011-03-15 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.

I'm still looking for help at the HPR table at the North East Gnu/Linux Fest, and I've also found a good way to file my taxes without using windoze.

Oh yeah, and I have a cool, fun song this time.

The main website for Song Fight is http://songfight.org/

Song Fight's official stance on Copyright may be found at http://songfight.org/faq.html#copyright

The direct link to today's song is http://www.songfight.org/music/back_from_juvie/joneric-bfj.mp3

Jon's Website is http://www.jon-eric.com

The main website for NELF is http://www.northeastlinuxfest.org/

Hacker Public radio's most prolific contributor (by more than twice our second place host) is Klaatu. While we all try to catch up to him, have a look at his website. http://thebadapples.info/

Thank you so much for listening.

P.S. Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment, I have probably included a few.


hpr0636 :: Kid3-qt

Released on 2011-01-10 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.

An id3 tag is meta-data attached to an audio file, and is (ideally) about the file to which it is attached. If you've ever tried to edit id3 tags through a media player, then you know what a pain that is. If you haven't... Well, now you never have to. Rejoice! Kid3-qt is an id3 tag editor, and it is awesome.
The main website for Song Fight is http://songfight.org/
Song Fight's official stance on Copyright may be found at http://songfight.org/faq.html#copyright
The direct link to today's song is http://www.songfight.org/music/shreds/brickpig_shreds.mp3
Hacker Public Radio will have a table at the Northeast GNU/Linux Fest. Please come visit us to learn about contributing to HPR and for a free HPR sticker (while they last). You can also join in and help us out. If you're a contributor to HPR, represent. Please Join the Hacker Public Radio mailing list to keep up to speed on what we're doing. You can sign up for the HPR mailing list at http://hackerpublicradio.org/mailman/listinfo/hpr_hackerpublicradio.org
The main website for NELF is http://www.northeastlinuxfest.org/
Thank you for listening.
P.S. Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment, I have probably included a few.


hpr0630 :: HPR at the Northeast GNU-Linux Fest

Released on 2010-12-31 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.

Hacker Public Radio will have a table at the Northeast GNU/Linux Fest. Please come visit us to learn about contributing to HPR and for a free HPR sticker (while they last). You can also join in and help us out. If you're a contributor to HPR, represent. Please Join the Hacker Public Radio mailing list to keep up to speed on what we're doing.

Thank you for listening.
P.S. Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment, I have included a few.


hpr0625 :: Network Cabeling at Resno's House

Released on 2010-12-24 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.

Cabeling at home can be tricky. In this episode pokey and resno discuss some ways of creating a wired network in a residential space. Resno was kind enough to let us use his own home as the example for this discussion.

The Main website for Song Fight is http://songfight.org/ Song Fight's official stance on Copyright may be found at http://songfight.org/faq.html#copyright

The direct link to today's song is http://www.songfight.org/music/tw3rp/anarchaeologists_tw3rp.mp3

P.S. Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment, we have included a few.


hpr0606 :: Thread_Repair

Released on 2010-11-29 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.
Not all threads are perfect, but they can be. Hackers sometimes become makers, and makers sometimes use threaded fasteners. Fasteners sometimes need a little TLC before they can serve you as well as you'd like. Also Whiskey pairs surprisingly well with Cheez-its® and Play-Doh®. If any of this sounds familiar, then this episode is for you. The Main website for Song Fight is http://songfight.org/ Song Fight's official stance on Copyright may be found at http://songfight.org/faq.html#copyright The direct link to today's song is http://songfightorg.dreamhosters.com/music/outside_paradise/andrewayers+guest_op.mp3 P.S. Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment, I have included a few.

hpr0589 :: DownThemAll SongFight and a Song

Released on 2010-11-04 under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.
DownThemAll can be found at http://www.downthemall.net/ or search for DownThemAll in FireFox under Tools > Add-ons > Get Add-ons The Main website for Song Fight is http://songfight.org/ Song Fight's official stance on Copyright may be found at http://songfight.org/faq.html#copyright The direct link to today's song is http://www.songfight.org/music/the_proposal/bradsucks_tp.mp3 Brad Sucks is "a one man band with no fans." To hear more of Brad's excellent music, please visit http://www.bradsucks.net/ Thank you for listening to my very first attempt at Hacker Public Radio. I hope to do more in the future. pokey P.S. Some people enjoy finding mistakes. For their enjoyment, I have included a few.

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