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Poem for Free (as in Freedom) Audio File Formats

Propaganda ahead. Proceed with caution. Audio File Formats can be confusing at first,I hope to change this, with this tiny verse! FLAC is lossless, FLAC does compress,with FLAC support there is no mess! AIFF and WAV are too heavy to … Continue reading

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Sexism Double-Defense 101

If you are not offended, it doesn’t mean what was said wasn’t offensive. You don’t have to be sexist to say sexist phrases. Saying that you didn’t intend to offend someone does not erase the fact that you did. Bullets … Continue reading

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Using OpenGameArt for Game Dev Jams

video: AotCfoS! gameplay At Berlin Mini Jam July 21th July 2012 (I’m one of the co-organizers, I still have to write that blog post) I helped Christiaan and Aurindam to create Attack of the Cows from outer Space! by “remixing” … Continue reading

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Just in case Blender Open Materials disappears one day

While cleaning up a large list of free as in freedom art asset links, I had to remove a few entries: the websites were lost. One of the large still-available resource pages, blender-materials.org, showed signs of possible slow fade into … Continue reading

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Real audiologs from inside a mental hospital

Sigflup of Hacker Public Radio spent time in a mental hospital for paranoia. She recorded some audio logs, which she shared in a podcast under cc-by-sa.

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How I Ruined Crowdfunding: OpenOctave IndieGoGo Raffle Takedown

My overly sensitive spam sensors caused an open source project’s crowd funding page to disappear for about 20 hours because when I asked the funding service provider to double-check, they noticed that the funding page violated their terms that prohibited … Continue reading

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Simple DokuWiki theme style – because the default is kind of ugly

The default look of DokuWiki creates a strong incentive to change it. The following are instructions how to make a new DokuWiki template named ‘quiver’ that has a ‘earthier’ look than the default. It can be easily be changed by using … Continue reading

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Stopping forum spam users

This needs no introduction, you know why you’re reading this. :) The basics of minimizing spam are: Moderation of every user/users’ first post (awesome phpBB feature!) Question (Something obvious) reCaptcha (unfortunately, phpBB currently does not support both questions and reCaptcha … Continue reading

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Open Development Game Marketing

Open Development Public Relations I talked about open development marketing at htw today. My slides are at opendevmarketing.blogspot.com. I will update the slides later and let you know.

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Picking projects to join and contribute to (as interaction designer & marketing person)

I started attending interaction design and marketing classes in course of Interaction/Game Design at HTW Berlin. I was given the option to join a game development team. All internal teams use UDK, CryEngine or Unity, so I decided to join … Continue reading

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