A while ago I started to collect small melodic and percussion instruments for fun, starting with some shakers, a sansula, some kazoo’s and now a Klangauge. So what is it? Basically it’s a metallic slit drum, somewhat inspired by the sound and playability of the steel handpan called a Hang instrument. It’s also somewhat reminiscent […]

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Title Generative Art a practical guide using processing Author Matt Pearson Publisher Manning Publications Co. Format Paperback (240 pages) ISBN 9781935182627 More information  manning.com   A piece of algorithmic art and a bright orange cover, that’s how Matt Pearson’s book “generative art, a practical guide to processing” greets you. This book dives into the world […]

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The folks over at Encept have this great social media giveaway every once in a while, where they draw a winner out of a bucket of followers on Facebook and Twitter. Two weeks ago fate decided to pick me, and so this review came to be. The En 256 package includes 256MB of memory, 15GB […]

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Interesting book about getting the most out of your social projects, involving managing, the possabilities of calculating costs and profits and real world expertise on this matter.

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Scalability no longer is a term of the future, it has been around for many years but it’s gaining importance every month. Get to know all ins and outs before it’s too late.

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Monitor and prevent webbased attacks with this easy to follow, yet pretty in depth, guide into ModSecurity.

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The book has been written to provide the reader with a short introduction to the concepts of Service Oriented Architecture with Java. The book covers the theory and analysis from the start and is progressing to a more intermediate level slowly throughout the different chapters.

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As part of the Oceanius open source community, fellow european admin D. Ebdrup and I decided to go look for an european host to expand our USA based IRC network to a local node. The founder of Oceanius requested some recommendations by an acquintance, shortly afterwards he had a small list of suggestions, of which […]

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Book review: Andre Bogus goes into detail about installing and configuring Lighttpd.

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