Software and all things related to technology

This Is Why We Back Up Our Data!

I recently got back from a trip, and it turns out that the microSD card plugged into my MP3 player has gone missing. (I previously wrote about why I still use an MP3 player to listen to music.)

Thankfully I take regular backups of my music so it’s just a matter of getting a new microSD card and restoring the files from the backup.

How to Build Sonic Pi in a Debian Jessie Chroot

(All the nitty-gritty details, ironed out after hours of frustration)

Sonic Pi is a music synthesizer powered by code. Instead of playing on a keyboard and turning knobs, a performer writes code on the fly. To progress the music, change the code. I’ve been trying to explore ways to perform music live for some time, and combining music and code is too good for me to overlook.