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BOOK OF MORMON 239
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AUDIO 70
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AUDIO HARDWARE 25
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CHILDREN 15
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Wed - Oct 20, 2010 : 07:35 pm
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So much going on.
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This is my very first journal entry. And I love this journal website idea! I am really excited about it. Maybe now I will actually write out many of my thoughts and spiritual experiences I have that I tend to never write out. I am going to just vent, because I need to; but first I will introduce myself.        ...
Book Of Mormon / Everyday Thoughts / Lds / My Journal / The Gospel
Tue - Oct 12, 2010 : 02:50 pm
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IE min-height solution
PoeticIntensity
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Why does Microsoft insist on making life so hard for developers? There are web standards, Microsoft, in case you missed the memo.  Please adhere to them.  It would do EVERYONE good. Here's yet another hack to get IE to work in cases where min-height is used (according to my browsers, this still doesn't work in even IE8) I found t...
Programming
Sun - Oct 10, 2010 : 12:11 am
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Rock Box Cajon
AudioGuru
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Okay...  So lately the studio has been getting some serious upgrades, thanks to all of you who have been supporting me, and creating awesome music. About a month ago, I was chatting it up with a good friend, Jesse Crowley, about how in the world we were going to sell our fabulous new Herod the Fink album this season.  You see, there ar...
Audio Hardware / Drums / Music
Fri - Oct 08, 2010 : 01:11 pm
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3 Nephi : 15
PoeticIntensity
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From the beginning of this chapter, it's obvious that Christ means business when he makes covenants.  Causing entire books to be written, and then keeping 100% of everything that is written means something. I wonder why the people thought that Christ's coming "destroyed" the prophets?  Interesting. I love verse 9.  &q...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Sun - Oct 03, 2010 : 10:06 pm
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Upgrades!
AudioGuru
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Last week was a week of upgrades! The studio was able to finally get serious (well, at least semi-serious) about the way we look. Previously, the studio "rack" was nothing more than a cut-out backwards bookshelf bought at Walmart, and with all the stuff we were able to upgrade last week, it was finally time to buy a real rack. We...
Audio / Audio Hardware
Mon - Sep 27, 2010 : 02:18 pm
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For The Love of The Craft
AudioGuru
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Take a moment, now, and think about what you'd do if you had access to unlimited funds, and didn't have to "work" another day of your life. I once heard a multi-millionaire state that, "money brings out with clarity, that which is inside you."  If you love to watch football with a passion, then having loads of money would...
Babblings
Sun - Sep 26, 2010 : 10:47 pm
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Two Delta 1010 Config
PoeticIntensity
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Okay...  So I own and operate a recording studio, and I've been using an M-Audio delta 1010 as my primary audio interface.  This provides me 8 channels of simultaneous audio streams coming into my workstation.  Up until about a month ago, this has been very sufficient. About a month ago, I ordered another Delta 1010, and planned o...
Audio / Audio Hardware / Gentoo / Linux
Fri - Sep 24, 2010 : 09:59 pm
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gentoo + jack + dbus = broken
PoeticIntensity
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Linux + gentoo + jack-audio-connection-kit + dbus use flag enabled = doesn't work any more. Okay... Just a personal note to remember. DO NOT COMPILE jack-audio-connection-kit WITH THE dbus FLAG ENABLED!  IT REMOVES jackd WHICH IS WHAT  qjackctl USES TO START THE JACK SERVER. So... Unless I'm missing something, this is pretty much th...
Audio / Gentoo / Linux
Thu - Sep 23, 2010 : 05:01 pm
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Progress Continues...
AudioGuru
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Aside from being booked solid last week, Advanced Budget Studios has made some progress on the techinical side as well.  Up until now, we have only been able to handle 8 simultaneous streams of audio into the workstation, however, due to the success we've been having, we saw a need to upgrade.  We now have two M-audio delta 1010's synced ...
Audio Hardware
Tue - Sep 21, 2010 : 11:57 pm
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Herod the Fink - Coming This Fall
PoeticIntensity
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Some of you may know that I've been working on a Christmas music project called "Herod the Fink" with someone who has been steadily becoming a great friend of mine - Jesse Crowley. This started September of 2009, when he called me up and asked me if I wanted to work on a few Christmas songs he had been cooking up, and I accepted.  We...
Music
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Tue - Jan 18, 2011 : 05:30 pm
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3 Nephi : 21
PoeticIntensity
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Ya know... I've now read this chapter twice, and I cannot remember a single thing I read.  I started journaling about the chapters of the Book of Mormon January 1, 2008 - as a resolution to write about each and every chapter of the book.  I'm not sure if I can make it through this chapter one more time!  I have no idea what's going o...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Scriptures
Tue - Feb 01, 2011 : 10:40 am
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3 Nephi : 22 - 23
PoeticIntensity
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Chapter 22 was another toughy, but I figure I'm gonna better my life if I read and am only able to type a tiny bit, rather than not read at all. I guess my brain is still getting over this sickness, because I find it difficult to do any critical thinking.  Anyway... I found it interesting the bit about "more are the children of the de...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Sun - Mar 23, 2008 : 11:41 pm
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2nd Nephi : 30
PoeticIntensity
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The beginning verses of this scripture were the ones of focus today. For the past 2 chapters (or more), the Lord has been chastising the Gentiles, should they fall into the pride cycle and not repent. The beginning 2 verses of this chapter basically says, "even though the Gentiles were bad, don't get on your high-horse, thinking you're any...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Thu - Apr 10, 2008 : 09:23 pm
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Jacob : 7 - Sherem
PoeticIntensity
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I believe that Sherem is the first "villain" of the Book of Mormon after Laman and Lemuel, who could be considered an "anti-christ".  Not 100% sure, but I don't remember anything standing out in 1st or 2nd Nephi.  This guy reminds me of Nehor, Korihor, and Amalickiah. Some points of interest this time around are: ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Jun 08, 2009 : 05:18 pm
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Much Needed Update...
PoeticIntensity
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Sorry for the long haitus I've taken from blogging, guys.  I guess it doesn't really matter since nobody reads my blog, anyway.. Man...  This new job is really taking me for a loop.  Right now, the only way I can survive without seriously considering other alternatives is to take it a day at a time.  This in no way should sugg...
Conexm / Personal
Fri - Dec 18, 2009 : 04:10 pm
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Alma : 45
PoeticIntensity
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The first thing I noticed this time, is that apparently, Helaman had never had any proof of the existence of the plates of gold Alma and the previous prophets were writing on.  Not entirely sure why that caught my fancy this time, but it did.  I guess keeping the historical records was a pretty sacred thing back then.  I wonder if th...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Feb 15, 2011 : 03:48 pm
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ABS + Mixbus = Good Times!
AudioGuru
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 Man...  I've been so busy recording good music lately, I haven't had any time to let you all know what has been going on. It's no secret that the studio uses Ardour as it's main digital audio workstation.  So far, the program has been superb in its stability, scalability, and features to help create great music. Recently, howeve...
Audio / Mixing
Tue - Oct 09, 2007 : 05:42 pm
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"I Can't" ... Bah!
PoeticIntensity
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Ya know...  One thing which really irks me is when someone tells me "I can't", for whatever reason. I'm not exactly sure, either, since there really are things which we cannot do, such as transmutate ourselves to become vultures.  I don't believe I've ever met a person who has become a vulture, although, that would mean that he...
Miscellaneous / Personal
Mon - Jan 19, 2009 : 10:34 am
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Alma : 11
PoeticIntensity
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I've gotta ask.  Well, before I do, let me preface the question with the scripture found in 1st Nephi 19.  Nephi says he won't write anything unless he thinks it's sacred.  Assuming that the prophets after Mosiah thought the same thing, I've gotta ask.  Why are verses 1 through 19 even here?  I know the Book of Mormon is tr...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Sun - Sep 14, 2008 : 11:15 pm
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Quicktip: Kdenlive Text
PoeticIntensity
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(how-to)
I'm probably going to re-write this later, but I just wanted to jot down quickly how to do text with Kdenlive. It's really quite easy to set it up.  You just click on "Project->Create Text Clip", and proceed to create your clip. My problem was this:  What if I don't want the text on its own page, but rather have it show...
Kdenlive / Linux / Video
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Wed - Dec 05, 2007 : 05:34 pm
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Skype 2.0 Beta + Webcam
PoeticIntensity
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Earlier today I wrote about my experience trying to get a Logitech Orbit AF webcam installed in Gentoo Linux. About 2 hours later, I finally got Skype 2.0 beta to work (after figuring out a problem with QT), and upon loading it, configuring it, and finding someone with whom to test it (thanks, mindjuju), I finally got a webcam to act as a streami...
Computers / Gentoo / Linux
Tue - Apr 01, 2008 : 11:39 pm
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Jacob : 4
PoeticIntensity
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This chapter is full of doctrinal nuggets. Some things I noticed this time around which I haven't noticed before are the following: Verses 6-8 are primarily about the importance of revelation.  We are told this importance is denounced by our time's people in 2nd Nephi 28:5-6.  I had never made that connection before. Interes...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Sun - May 18, 2008 : 10:24 am
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2008 UVSC Auto Show
PoeticIntensity
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To start, I must say that the video above was created using a very old digital camera.  It shoots at 15 fps, so, that is why the video quality is so horrible.  I'll see if I can't get a more decent video later on.  Now, on with the entry... I would have written about this yesterday evening, but I was dead-tired.  So... I'll wri...
Audio / Cars
Mon - Jan 04, 2016 : 07:41 pm
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2015 Conf #2 - "God Is At The Helm"
PoeticIntensity
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 "Hold on with Both Hands" - I love this quote.  It suggests that holding on with one hand isn't enough... and honestly, in my life, it hasn't been enough.  When I live the Gospel half-heartedly, I feel a contrast to the times when I know I am giving it my all.  The closer we draw to God, the closer God draws to us (...
General Conference / Personal / Spiritual
Tue - Nov 06, 2012 : 10:32 am
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I Got a Phone Call Today...
AudioGuru
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So, I was on my way to work today, when my phone rang - displaying an unfamiliar number.  With everything going on in my life, I decided it would be a good idea to answer it anyway. Turned out to be a really good idea. Last week, I decided to take the time to draw out plans for the studio and turn them in to the city for approval.  I ...
Studio
Sun - Oct 05, 2008 : 07:34 pm
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Samuel is Here!
PoeticIntensity
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I'm still kind of in awe of it all, but ....  holy cow..  Samuel Jason Jones has arrived! We got into the car around 4:30pm after Sarah had been in labor since around 6:00am.  Wow... What a trooper. We arrived here at the hospital at 5:00pm anticipating his arrival around 10:00pm or so...  Yeah right...  Samuel had ot...
Children / Family / Personal
Wed - Mar 26, 2008 : 11:44 pm
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Jacob : 1
PoeticIntensity
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Nothing really jumped out and grabbed me for this chapter. I liked how Nephi was seemingly fiercely loved by his people.  I wish we had a president today like that.  Seems like politics in general now has nothing to do with what is best for the country.  It's all about backstabbing, getting rich, and furthering agendas.  I wo...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Fri - Dec 07, 2007 : 05:43 pm
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Service Through Love
PoeticIntensity
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A little less than a month ago, my best friend's wife called me and told me she was planning a birthday party for her hubby.  Well, Scott being my best friend and all, I thought this was a fantastic idea!  After that, I didn't think too terribly much about it. A couple of days after that, I remember Scott telling me that he really want...
Personal / Spiritual
Thu - Mar 12, 2009 : 04:18 pm
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Web Editors in Linux
PoeticIntensity
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I just got done lightly scanning over this article before I shook my head in disgust and decided to write this entry. Let me say this first.  I've been professionally employed in web development now for 6 years, and am by no means a genius on the subject, but I think I may have a clue or two. I have absolutely no idea why Bluefish seems to...
Computers / Linux / Programming
Thu - Oct 02, 2008 : 11:02 pm
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Curtis and Laura's Sealing
PoeticIntensity
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Update:  Due to the popularity of this post, some people are having a hard time viewing the video posted above.  If it won't play for you, simply wait until the gray progress bar has filled 1/4 to 1/2 of the way before you press play.  That should do the trick. Yesterday I took the day off work to go to my bother's sealing to his w...
Family / Lds / Spiritual / Video