technology and zen of life

“A heisenbug (named after the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle) is a computer bug that disappears or alters its characteristics when an attempt is made to study it.”


Imagine a platform where you could contribute your own music, meet up with various artists form all over and even get together and release your own album!! Well TempoStand offers you that and much more…

TempoStand is a platform that promotes independent musicians in India. It is not specific to any genre. Hindustani, Sufi, Folk, Rock, Jazz, Punk, Carnatic, Blues and all other genres are invited. The more crazier it is the better. To be a part of TempoStand you only need to be original. Everything on the site is Creative Commons BY-SA, so everyone is free to mix and share. Read the rest of this entry »

"No Nonsense" Music Player

First the download link. ( < 500KB )

Description from author : Billy is a lightweight no nonsense audio player that allows you to quickly play an entire directory of MP3 files. It is an audio player that allows you to quickly play an entire directory of MP3 files. It can usually load files 2 to 8 times faster than Winamp or Media player. It plays music albums without any gaps between tracks, so an overlapping applause or beat will continue. The player is 100% controllable by keyboard and its easy finder and special rename functions help you to find and organize your files quickly.

In my opinion Billy contains Read the rest of this entry » – listen, scrobble, share

I would recommend not only to music freaks but also to people who occasionally listen to music. Basically the three terms listen, scrobble, share spawned in my mind when I was thinking of a good topic for the post. I think they put it like this – The Social Music Revolution. The terms I have mentioned are –

1. Listen – You listen to music, supports Winamp, Windows Media Player, Foobar, iTunes and few other music players.

2. Scrobble – As you listen, your tracks are scrobbled(kind of logging of what you hear) on site. You can check your weekly/monthly/Overall artists and Overall Tracks scrobbled on the site.

3. Share – Recommend tracks to your friends on, view music compatibility, and listen to online radio. Also you get to discover new tracks either recommended by friends or by itself. I think that was the whole idea behind the site, i.e., discovering music.

Other features include Read the rest of this entry »


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