May you achieve just enough success to keep you from giving up and finding satisfaction elsewhere, but never enough success to truly relax.
When Rasmus Lerdorf first put PHP together, he – quite sensibly, despite his heritage – chose not to write it in Greenlandic or Danish. Good job too – that would have been rather unpleasant to work with. He opted instead, being in Canada at the time, for the local tongue. No, not French – that bastard dialect of the Queen’s English commonly referred to as “US English”1.
short snippet from an email I received today
EyeTV 3.4 Special Edition
For a limited time only
A special edition of EyeTV 3.4 software is available during the 2010
FIFA World Cup that offers a new feature called the Vuvuzela Filter.
This filter gives you the option to dampen the buzz of vuvuzela horns
in the stadium during live TV broadcasts; it can be quickly switched
on and off at any time during the game. To use the filter, control
click to bring up the contextual menu in EyeTV.
Click here for a quick demonstration of the Vuvuzela Filter in action.
They need to add a second bandpass filter to kill the harmonics. The video only gets rid of the lower frequencies (to my ears).
From the internets 😉
Use the EQ as a bandpass filter to get rid of the annoying frequency around 233 Hz and the corresponding harmonics (466Hz, 932Hz, and 1864 Hz)
O.M.G.I.G.P. – do not watch if you aren’t 16 and male unless you find South Park uproarious.
If you have Silverlight you can wander over to Microsoft’s History of the Internet
otherwise YouTube has most of the clips, just have to look around. Sort of like looking for discreet hair removal products.
C, E-flat and G go into a bar. The bartender says, “Sorry, but we don’t serve minors.” So E-flat leaves, and C and G have an open fifth between them. After a few drinks, the fifth is diminished and G is out flat. F comes in and tries to augment the situation, but is not sharp enough.
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A man walks into a restaurant with a full-grown ostrich behind
him. The waitress asks them for their orders.