Thursday, 29th of May, 2008
I have definitely run out of space on my 32MB SD card now. I'll have to go out and get a 1GB because it sounds like I'll fill up the 128MB card really quickly too.
Wednesday, 28th of May, 2008
Some people are at a point now where they are saying, "This is unreasonable, I've gotta do something about this!" But in the U.S., it's mostly just talk - we're not at that point yet.
If you want to see where the true breaking point is, let's take a look at Europe. Truckers parked on the A40 in London yesterday, wrecking the whole traffic situation. Average diesel price there is $9.56 - regular unleaded $8.61. Now that's a protest.
The Samson MRS-8 recording studio I ordered from Audiolines.com finally came in today! After reading a few pages of the manual, it was easy to get going. For versatility, I plugged in the 5-string violin and started going nuts.
Amazing Grace (1.1MB MP3) - Two tracks, played with some basic stereo mastering. Started with someone easy so I could do both tracks on the first take, and spend most of my time playing with the tool.
Blessed Be Your Name (1.0MB MP3) - Of course since it can record 8 tracks, I immediately plunged into something more complicated. I still need to generate a real drum beat, but for now I just went nuts with track after track here. Plucked out the bass line on the 5-string violin, and then went from there! The distortion effects on this are better than the big distortion pedal I have - I'd say it's pretty much obsolete now that I have the MRS-8! There is tons more to do on this song (including re-recording the out of tune tracks) - this is such a fun toy!
Tuesday, 20th of May, 2008
The article points out another benefit in gathering this information, outside of performance evaluations - if a person leaves the company, you are in a better position to plan the overall impact of the person leaving because you know exactly what role that person plays in the team.
Monday, 5th of May, 2008
Friday, 2nd of May, 2008