Category Archives: general


Just a quick post to let you know that I have been a bit busy with fatherhood for the last week, so I have not been responding to wordpress plugin problems. If you’re interested, updates are at

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Bash one-liners to the rescue

I recently find myself using handy bash one-liners more all the time. I think that this is where unix/linux can really start to shine. There are so many little programs that just do one thing, and one thing well. But the ability to combine these together through pipes means you have extremely flexible and powerful […]

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ubuntu 8.04 released today. Where are the torrents?

There has been many news stories about the latest release of ubuntu, so it is not a surprise that their site seems very unresponsive. I like kubuntu, so I started downloading a kubuntu torrent. If you have trouble with the main site, I am making the torrent available on mine as well. For KDE3 kubuntu-8.04-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent […]

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speech perception, therapeutic ultrasound and detecting land mines

Today was the last day of my first meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. It was actually the 155th meeting of the society, and the 4th joint meeting with the Acoustical Society of Japan. Oh, and it was in Hawaii. I have been a member of the ASA for several years now, and have […]

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hello world!

I finally decided to join the rest of the world and start a blog. I recently have been trying to put more of my knowledge into the public domain, so it seemed like a good idea. I have also been exploring the worlds of wikis, blogs, and content management systems lately. I really like to […]

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