Embedding Audio With Audacity

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A friend came to me with a request to create an Audacity plugin that, given two stereo audio tracks, takes the second audio track and ensures that it stays X decibels below the first audio track. The project did not take long after establishing just what it means for a track to be quieter than another, despite me having never written anything in a LISP dialect (Audacity uses Nyquist/XLISP) and some of the oddities of Audacity that I will describe below.

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Jupyter Test

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I was playing around with Jupyter, namely its feature that allows exporting as a markdown file, and since this site is built with Hugo, a static HTML generator that translates markdown, I thought I’d see what the results looked like.

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Wolfrat Chatbot

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My friends and I primarily communicate through a GroupMe chat that we named Wolfrat. To liven the place up, I thought I would add a chatbot. So, I quickly threw together (over a day or so) WolfratBot, which uses the GroupMe bot API. The API HTTP POSTS a given callback URL, which is set to a WSGI script that decides on the appropriate reply. The program is very modular, and new functionality can be added without disrupting any other modules.

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Fundamentals of Computing I Final

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For my Fundamentals of Computing I class final project, I decided to make a shmup. The game is played at a faster pace perhaps than it should have been, but I enjoyed making it. The graphics are very minimalistic, consisting almost entirely of circles. The game features a half-decent level intrepretation system, where levels are stored in text files with simple commands to handle enemies and other things. The system had support for branching and conditionals, though the only condition allowed was time.

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