RadioDNS and RadioVIS – Getting Started

Okay, this is gonna be a weighty one. But it’s an interesting one, for me at least, and I hope for you too. If you’ve got a smartphone, or a modern DAB/FM radio, chances are it can connect to the internet on 3G or wifi. This lets your smartphone also check your emails, and your… Continue reading RadioDNS and RadioVIS – Getting Started

Serializing and scoping Mongoid criteria

So, while working on a project, I ran into a snag. I’ve got a partial which renders a list of images, and I want that partial to be auto-updated. That partial is used in multiple controllers and actions and is passed lots of different arbitrary data sets. How do you manage auto-updating that partial, and… Continue reading Serializing and scoping Mongoid criteria

IRIS – The Interchangeable Radio Ingest System

Well, wow. After nearly forgetting to actually submit it and only writing the entry a few hours before the deadline, it turns out that the system I made while at Insanity Radio 1287AM has been nominated for the Best Technical Achievement award at the Student Radio Awards. So, I figured it would be worth actually… Continue reading IRIS – The Interchangeable Radio Ingest System