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Music Brainz - Automatic Mass MP3 ID3 Tagging

Published on April 12th, 2007
Category: Audio and Video, Cool Stuff, Entertainment, Utilities
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The landscape of the music entertainment industry has never been the same since the late 1990s. A new form of audiophile music distribution using MP3s, Napster, Winamp, CD Ripping, and CD Burning contributed to this change. Unfortunately, with this new music revolution, we also had to deal with the byproducts of unlabeled files. One of my pet peeves is when I see an audio file mislabeled -or worse - not labeled at all. I can’t stand it when some of my MP3s are generically tagged as “Track 4″ by “Unknown Artist.” I even have to make sure that the album graphics cover, in addition to the track information, shows while it is playing on my computer and portable multimedia player.

Whether or not your music was legally or illegally obtained by file sharing, CD ripping, or iTunes purchasing, it is still vulnerable to the danger of not having a label. Usually, the number of unlabeled files slowly accumulates. Then, it becomes a pain to actually hand edit each and every unlabeled file.
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Ethereal - Network Analyzer and Possible Packet Sniffer for Passwords

Published on April 4th, 2007
Category: Hacks, Internet
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Every time I help my dad with his computer he always has me look away as he cautiously and paranoically types his username and password. Then he jokes in a FOB-like voice, “You already know my password hah?” In reply, I always tell him that I don’t need to look at the keyboard to capture his login information. All I really need is a connection to his network.
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