Guayadeque is a nice lightweight music player for linux that supports smart playlists. I wrote a little ruby script to gather all of my ratings from my iTunes database and import them into Guayadeque, so that I can use some of my advanced filters on songs. At some point I’ll probably extend it to import other metadata (last played, date added, etc), but this is a functional first stab at it.
You can download it on Github: iTunes-to-Guayadeque
I knew the song from GH3, but I hadn’t seen the video until just now. Epic, I tell you.
Today’s Youtube find: two fantastic covers of George Harrison’s ‘My Guitar Gently Weeps’. The first is by Jake Shimabukuro, on ukelele:
The second is by Tom Petty, Prince, and company. Don’t miss Prince’s lengthy solo towards the end.
Richard Fenyman, world-class physicist:
Feynman remade quantum electrodynamics–the theory of the interaction between light and matter–and thus altered the way science understands the nature of waves and particles. He was co-awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965 for this work, which tied together in an experimentally perfect package all the varied phenomena at work in light, radio, electricity, and magnetism
Richard Fenyman, world-class orange-juice lover: