June 10th, 2010

beartato phd

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Last night simrob and I had a vaguely productive time using twiddla, an online multiuser whiteboard that supports LaTeX equation entry. However it's sort of a pain to use with a laptop trackpad. I imagine a mouse would be fine for diagrams, and a wacom ideal.

TeX the World is a greasemonkey script (and also chrome extension) that "adds LaTeX support" (for some values of such) for pretty much any website/chat program/gmail/etc.

For instance I can just say [​;\frac{\vdash \sigma \sim_\gamma \sigma' : \Gamma\qquad \Gamma,\Gamma_0 \vdash e : \tau}{\Gamma_0 \vdash \sigma e \approx_{\gamma\Gamma} \sigma' e : \tau} ;] and get
beartato phd

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I am "up late" waiting for laundry to finish.

I keep thinking that I eventually want to play around with actually constructing animation so I made a short test youtube thing to see if I could get just a series of pngs to line up correctly with music, using ffmpeg.

Short answer: no, I can't? Or at least I did something wrong. Not sure what. Or at least the video transitions always come a little bit before where I thought the beat was supposed to go. Maybe I should try something with less muddy audio.