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Treasure Trove of MIDI discovered October 6, 2014, 6:45 pm

I even found shit like Amon Amarth and other heavier artists on here.

This is a metric fuckton of MIDI files, more than I have ever seen. So far all the music I have played is legit, so it's a grand find for me and others.

When observing with a MIDI editor, most of these songs are complete, having an alternate/multiple alternates and/or incomplete versions (usually drums) next to finished songs.

For the metalheads. Went through just over 3,000 songs and put them separate directories for convenience.

got some physics y'all October 6, 2014, 4:07 pm
1- A car, initially going eastward, rounds a 90 degrees curve and ends up heading southward. If the speedometer reading remains constant, what's the direction of the car's average acceleration vector?

2- A plane with airspeed 370 km/h flies perpendicularly across the jet stream, its nose pointed into the jet stream at 32 degree from the perpendicular direction of its flight. Find the speed of the jet stream.

3- An object undergoes acceleration 2.3i + 3.6j m/s^2 for 10 s. At the end of this time, its velocity is 33i + 15j m/s. What was its velocity at the beginning of the 10 s interval? By how much did its speed change? By how much did its direction change? Show that the speed change is not given by the magnitude of the acceleration multiplied by the time. Why not?

4- A particle leaves the origin with initial velocity v0 = 11i + 14j m/s, undergoing constant acceleration a = -1.2i + 0.26j m/s^2. When does the particle cross the y-axis? What's its y-coordinate at the time? How fast is it moving, and in what direction?

5- A jet is diving vertically downward at 1200 km/h. If the pilot can withstand a maximum acceleration of 5g before losing consciousness, at what height must the plane start a quarter turn to pull out of the dive? Assume the speed remains constant.

More experiments with camcorder October 3, 2014, 7:42 pm

Yea, I am behind the camera due to the lack of actual space to get myself with them scrunched together in the shot.

Ghost Pepper Gumballs October 1, 2014, 7:02 pm

Friends and I (cameraman) try this. I would have joined them but I could not fit myself in the shot with all of them.

Doom Marine
My first program: a calculator September 29, 2014, 5:37 am

Once link is opened, press the play button on the upper-left hand corner to run the browser-based compilation of it.

100% my work. Created with Python using the "simplegui" library. Coding is enjoyable.

Just bought a new desktop PC but was this a good choice? September 27, 2014, 7:57 am
I just bought this (scroll down):

Because my current 5-6 year old PC is aging away and has already started to show worse signs such as a failing PSU and loud CPU fan I desperately needed a new PC and this one seemed pretty good for the price, I would very much like to know if I made a good choice or not.

Hookah bullshit highlights WIP September 27, 2014, 12:55 am
Me and my friends have a fucked up sense of humor. I am behind the camera hence why I am not seen other than in first person camera mode.

No clue what to think of New York City September 26, 2014, 5:03 am
So I went to New York City in August to see the AVGN movie. I saw it (it was very good, go see it if you like the series). I even got to briefly talk to James during the Q&A sessions (and Kyle afterward), and NYC itself seemed very cool in general, so that was a pretty awesome part of my life in 2014 (even if the rest of it has been largely uneventful, boring and even some shitty low points like my favorite cat dying).

However, I just simply don't know what to think of NYC in general a couple of months after I visited it for only really two days. It seemed so enticing, controlled chaos, make your own way, always something to do. When I was in NYC, I wanted to live there. I didn't even care if I had to put up with all the noise when trying to sleep. Then, only days later, I was like "wait, maybe this is TOO hellish of an existence?". I wondered if it was all just too much, with the only opportunity available for those with preexisting connections to the industry or craft of your choice, and getting screwed otherwise.

I dunno. It was a unique experience and I'd love to visit again, but is it worth living there? So many contradictory stories of what it's like. "Oh, yeh. Totally same living here as it is to visit" while simultaneously hearing others say "Nah, man, completely different than just visiting". Which is it, dammit? It seems to me that both types of people are projecting their successes and failures onto the city that provided them with those experiences.

Should I hate the city or love it? I don't know! I'm so confused and cannot think of what to make of my experiences as a brief visitor.

1009821630 seconds September 25, 2014, 8:28 am
...or 32 years. Which, coincidentally, is how old/young I am today. Hooray! :D

Some advice? September 24, 2014, 2:38 pm
Month at school. Things haven't gone as well as I had expected/hoped. Now I'm quite depressed and don't know what to do.

No one there really talks with me. Every one else sure talk a lot with each other. Then I've been really tired, even on weekends, and don't get anything done on my freetime and no time to check on my snake. She wakes up when I have to go sleep.

Lectures there have been kind of boring. I'm not interested in some statistics about diseases or how food travels through a human. Physical exercises and learning to guide them have been interesting. But having to go through all that other stuff.. just doesn't feel like what I want to do. Maybe if I had found some friends there, the lectures wouldn't be so painful.

I kinda want to quit, but if I do, I need some plan/idea what to do then? Should I study something else? Should I try games industry again (work in something else than my personal project)? The first time I was serious about working on games, no one took me seriously or gave any respect/support, even when I had a job about it. Have things changed on that?