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April Fools’ Pranks with Javascript and jQuery Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 by b-knox

Tomorrow is April Fools’ Day and I thought, “This year, Imma gonna do-a sumptin!”  Who am I going to prank?  Battle of the Bits of course!  I don’t think those noobs even know I have this blog.  :/ So… to get started…  we need to detect that it is indeed April 1st, the day of […]

Candy Coated Delirious Wallpaper Monday, March 29th, 2010 by b-knox

Well, hell. I have an ear infection. I’m dizzy and I don’t like loud noises. Unlike me, really. So… let’s take a two hour nap, drink a lot of fluids, and chill out to a photoshop text effect tutorial. Candy Coated, a delicious treat! While I don’t have the typeface Sugar Pie, I do have […]

The VIC-20 and Twitter Saturday, March 20th, 2010 by b-knox

On Feb 20th, 2010, Syd Bolton and friends presented the first tweet posted by a Commodore VIC-20 at the Personal Computer Mueseum in Ontario, Canada.  The video of this event isn’t the greatest, the VIC’s screen absolutely illegible and the enthusiasm overtly academic.  But, for a moment in time, some level of history was made.  Not only did […]

LSDJ Kick Drum on Pulse, Wave and/or Noise Channels Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 by b-knox

The LSDJ manual comes with an example for the pulse wave kick drum. My variation is on the right. I often use F1 on the volume envelope for a quick kick but if I want a long boom I use F3 to F6.  I keep the sweep envelope the same (and remember this sweep effect […]

Spring Forward Sunday, March 14th, 2010 by b-knox

Birds and bees outside!??!  The clock in my minivan displays the correct time now?!?!  I lost an hour of sleep!??!?  HOLY BAJEEEZUS!

Our Hero Sunday, March 7th, 2010 by b-knox

I got out of bed at 2pm; in the midst of great grogginess I checked Battle of the Bits for any activity and was heroically surprised!  Strobe, a venerable BotBr, effortlessly coagulated a victoriously stunning viral video with a photo of myself from, liek, 6 years ago.  I both laughed and scoffed like a junior […]