July 4th, 2006

Neko (lofulah)

Voice Post

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Okay, that was a test of the following:
- Voice Candy (http://www.potionfactory.com/voicecandy/), the rather nifty little thing that changes your voice.
- SoundFlower (http://www.cycling74.com/products/soundflower - site down, try http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/14067 ?), an extension that adds the functionality to reroute audio from one place to another. As in, instead of sending audio to your headphones, you can output it to the SoundFlower stream. And from there, any Core Audio app can pick the SoundFlower stream as an input.
- Gizmo (http://www.gizmoproject.com/), the VoIP (Voice over IP) app that, I'd say, rivals Skype in spiffy free offerings. More on this later.
- Gizmo based LiveJournal Voice Posting.

SoundFlower required a reboot to get it working. Still, I'm not going to complain, 'cause it's awesome. No preference panes or anything, just the devices in the Sound Preference Pane.

Voice Candy's spiffy, but... I don't know if I want to pay up yet. It's not something I'd use everyday. More like a toy to play with and toss out once I get bored.

Gizmo... 2.0.158. I had issues getting it to log in on my network. Then, when our cable connection died and I switched over to my neighbor's network, poof, it worked. WTF. It kept hanging at "Starting Agent..." -.- I don't get it. (needless to say, it's not... userfriendly in that respect. You need to be able to configure your local network. Or not. I don't know.)

Oh, yeah, another thing about Gizmo? Free area 775 numbers. Mine be: 775-599-2741. Probably not going to use it that often, but hey, it's nice to know it's there. There's also free conference rooms.. o.O Although... I don't know if it's permanent.
Neko (lofulah)

Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya: Reordering

There's something of note: If you note down what Haruhi announces at the end of the episodes, you get a different watching order. Here it is:

Where Episode x is 'y' => next episode 'y', all y numbers are announced by Haruhi, and x numbers announced by Kyon.

Episode 1 (is '11'?) => '1'
Episode 2 is '1' => '2'
Episode 3 is '2' => '7'
Episode 4 is '7' => '3'
Episode 5 is '3' => '9'
Episode 6 is '9' => '8'
Episode 7 is '8' => '10'
Episode 8 is '10' => '14'
Episode 9 is '14' => '4'
Episode 10 is '4' => '13'
Episode 11 is '13' => '12'
Episode 12 _is_ '12' => '5'
Episode 13 is '5' => '6'
Episode 14 is '6'

So then, episodes should be watched (according to Haruhi, anyhow)
-- > which completes the series!?
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