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How to process a million songs in 20 minutes « Music Machinery

How to process a million songs in 20 minutes « Music Machinery: "The recently released Million Song Dataset (MSD), a  collaborative project between The Echo Nest and Columbia’s LabROSA is a fantastic resource for music researchers. It contains detailed acoustic and contextual data for a million songs. However, getting started with the dataset can be a bit daunting. First of all, the dataset is huge (around 300 gb) which is more than most people want to download.  Second, it is such a big dataset that processing it in a traditional fashion, one track at a time, is going to take a long time.  Even if you can process a track in 100 milliseconds, it is still going to take over a day to process all of the tracks in the dataset.  Luckily there are some techniques such as Map/Reduce that make processing big data scalable over multiple CPUs.  In this post I shall describe how we can use Amazon’s Elastic Map Reduce to easily process the million song dataset."

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Syndicated 2012-12-11 19:00:00 from sness

HiToRiGoTo: Font problems using Texmaker on Ubuntu 10.04

HiToRiGoTo: Font problems using Texmaker on Ubuntu 10.04: "Font problems using Texmaker on Ubuntu 10.04
I was trying to use Texmaker for an ACM paper, and it was constantly giving me errors like "Font OT1/ptm/m/n/10=ptmr7t at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found."
The problem was solved by running $
sudo apt-get install texlive-fonts-recommended


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sudo aptitude install texlive-fonts-recommended texlive-fonts-extra

Syndicated 2012-12-11 18:46:00 from sness

Ruby Advent Calendar 2012 - Qiita

Ruby Advent Calendar 2012 - Qiita: "yoppi@github が投稿しました
メソッド内で生成されるインスタンスをstubしたいときにdouble rubyとrspec-mocksを使って書く Ruby
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Syndicated 2012-12-11 18:24:00 from sness

24 ways: web design and development articles and tutorials for advent

24 ways: web design and development articles and tutorials for advent: "About 24 ways
24 ways is the advent calendar for web geeks. Each day throughout December we publish a daily dose of web design and development goodness to bring you all a little Christmas cheer."

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Syndicated 2012-12-11 18:23:00 from sness

fourteen years of pantone colors-of-the-year (tecznotes)

fourteen years of pantone colors-of-the-year (tecznotes): "2000: Cerulean Blue.

This color represents the millennium because of the calming zen state of mind it induces. Blue is known to be a calming color.
Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®, said that looking at a blue sky brings a sense of peace and tranquility. “Surrounding yourself with Cerulean blue could bring on a certain peace because it reminds you of time spent outdoors, on a beach, near the water—associations with restful, peaceful, relaxing times. In addition, it makes the unknown a little less frightening because the sky, which is a presence in our lives every day, is a constant and is always there,” Eiseman said."

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Syndicated 2012-12-11 18:21:00 from sness

Cerulean Blue - Pantone Wiki

Cerulean Blue - Pantone Wiki: "Pantone's Cerulean Blue 15-4020 was the 2000 Color of the Year.
This color represents the millennium because of the calming zen state of mind it induces. Blue is known to be a calming color.

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Syndicated 2012-12-11 18:21:00 from sness

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