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@@ -1,286 +1,274 @@
WEBVTT
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-I can yes
+I can, yes.
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-okay um yeah so I'm uh zachary canfer
+Okay, yeah, so I'm Zachary Kanfer,
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let's go to the
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-questions uh the first question uh why
+questions. The first question, "Why
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do we go top to bottom for time
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-progression
+progression,
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-uh and left to right uh for low to high
+and left to right for low to high?"
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-interesting I think uh so the initial
+Interesting, I think…, so the initial
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-uh thing I was copying that initial app
+thing I was copying, that initial app
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-work this way
-
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-um and
+00:00:30.000 --> 00:00:35.280
+work this way, and
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-yeah I mean certainly traditional music
+yeah, I mean, certainly traditional music,
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-you know on a staff uh
+you know, on a staff
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-does go left to right uh like this
+does go left to right like this.
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-um I mean going top to bottom does make
+I mean, going top to bottom does make
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it easier to add more beats without
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-having to wrap but certainly that could
+having to wrap, but certainly that could
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-be managed
+be managed.
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-um yeah I I had not really thought about
+Yeah, I had not really thought about
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-it but it is definitely something worth
+it, but it is definitely something worth
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-looking into
+looking into.
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-uh yeah you are now unmuted
+Yeah.
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-ah good point thank you let me go ahead
+Ah, good point, thank you. Let me go ahead
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-and do that
+and do that.
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-uh the entire screen
+The entire screen…
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-okay so the screen share should be
+Okay, so the screen share should be
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-starting
+starting,
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-there we go cool all right uh
+there we go. Cool, all right.
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-two will be placed on the song um not
+Two, "Will you play us another song?" Not
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-now I can I can make some recordings of
+now, I can make some recordings of
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-it or certainly you can try it
+it, or certainly you can try it.
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-um I couldn't quite get the the
+I couldn't quite get the
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microphone and the webcam and everything
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-to work with the sound playing now um so
+to work with the sound playing now. So,
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-uh I can record some also please uh
+I can record some. Also, please…
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-I put a link at the uh here in the uh
+I have put a link at the… here in the
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-etherpad https://zck.me/emacsconf2020
+Etherpad, zck.org/emacsconf2020 [updated],
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-where you can go and get the source
+where you can go and get the source,
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-and you can try it yourself uh there's
+and you can try it yourself. There's
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-no dependencies needed so it's just all
+no dependencies needed, so it's just all
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-in Emacs um so please you know try it
+in Emacs. So, please, you know, try it
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-yourself
+yourself.
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-any chance for an Emacs tracker or mod
+"Any chance for an Emacs tracker or mod
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-player
+player?"
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-um I don't really know what a mod player
+I don't really know what a mod player
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or tracker
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-are but I mean I'm sure
+are, but I mean, I'm sure
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-that would be cool uh maybe there's one
+that would be cool, maybe there's one
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-on now but I don't know uh
+on now, but I don't know.
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-my musical background so I've played
+My musical background. So, I've played
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various instruments since about the
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-third grade
+third grade.
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-uh started recorder uh play cello I play
+Started recorder, play cello, I play
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-guitar now
+guitar now.
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-um but yeah so just kind of random
+But yeah, so just kind of random
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-instruments and
+instruments, and
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-uh yeah I guess kind of some of those
+I guess kind of some of those
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things
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-influence how I think about music um
-
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-uh yeah um
+influence how I think about music.
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-are there any open source musical
+"Are there any open source musical
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management sample libraries that could
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-be used
+be used?"
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-um good question I'm sure there are um I
+Good question, I'm sure there are, I
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-don't know any that integrate really
+don't know any of that integrate really
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-well with Emacs
+well with Emacs.
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-one of the cool things that I liked
+One of the cool things that I liked
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about this is that there are no
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-dependencies
+dependencies,
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-you know you don't need any external
+you know, you don't need any external
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program to
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-uh generate the music I mean it it does
+generate the music. I mean, it does
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shell out to
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-to play um but that
+to play, but that
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should be able to be done on any
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-operating system as always you have
+operating system, as always, you have
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-something that can play wav files
+something that can play WAVE files,
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-um but yeah it is interesting to kind of
-
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-try the different
+but yeah, it is interesting to kind of
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-uh different sounds and different
+00:03:05.599 --> 00:03:10.000
+try the different sounds and different
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-tones uh that you could get with
+tones that you could get with
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-different instruments
+different instruments.
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-have I written any actual songs um
+Have I written any actual songs?
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-nothing
-
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-super uh
+00:03:16.959 --> 00:03:21.040
+Nothing super
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-uh well put together just I kind of just
+well put together, I kind of just
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-been playing around with this
+been playing around with this.
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-it's kind of I making this was one of
+It's kind of… making this was one of
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-those things where like once I made it I
+those things where once I made it, I
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-was like okay
+was like, okay,
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-now I can play with it and I did a
+now I can play with it, and I did a
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-little bit and was like I don't know if
+little bit, and was like, I don't know if
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-I feel like it right now
+I feel like it right now.
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-you know which I've I've found that to
+You know, which I've found that to
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be the case with some things that I've
@@ -289,7 +277,7 @@ be the case with some things that I've
implemented
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-in Emacs where it's I make it and then
+in Emacs where it's… I make it, and then
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it's the kind of some of the desire to
@@ -298,7 +286,7 @@ it's the kind of some of the desire to
use it all the time
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-goes away but I'm sure I'll circle back
+goes away, but I'm sure I'll circle back
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around
@@ -310,121 +298,118 @@ at some point especially kind of maybe
once I add in different tones or
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-something
+something.
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I guess a similar question for
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-pre-recorded sounds yeah I mean
+pre-recorded sounds. Yeah, I mean,
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-if it's part of what I did what I wrote
+if it's… part of what I did, what I wrote
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was a
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-wave generation library so if you kind
+WAVE generation library, so, if you kind
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-of have the data
+of have the data,
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-you could use those and like chop them
+you could use those and chop them
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up and take certain lengths of them
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-and make a wav file so it's not plug and
+and make a WAVE file, so it's not plug and
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-play right now but you could certainly
+play right now, but you could certainly
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-add those notes uh to do it
-
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-um any knitting midi mapping
+add those notes to do it.
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-possibilities um
+00:04:19.120 --> 00:04:22.720
+"Any MIDI mapping possibilities?"
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-I haven't looked into it but I'm sure
+I haven't looked into it, but I'm sure
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-you definitely could output to midi
+you definitely could output to MIDI
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-um which is another benefit of having
+which is another benefit of having
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that multiple layers with the top layer
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-is just like
+is just,
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-um you know if the root note is this
+you know, if the root note is this,
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we're just two semitones up or seven
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-semitones up or whatever it is
+semitones up or whatever it is.
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-uh it should be relatively simple to
+It should be relatively simple to
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kind of switch out that layer underneath
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-uh from wave to midi or other things
+from WAVE to MIDI or other things.
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-what were some of the challenges with
+"What were some of the challenges with
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-writing a special mode for Emacs
+writing a special mode for Emacs?"
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-uh interested in getting into this not
+Interested in getting into this, not
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-sure where to start
+sure where to start.
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-um there uh yeah it so
+There… yeah, it so…
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-this isn't the first mode I've written
+this isn't the first mode I've written,
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-um so that's right
+so that's right…,
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-certainly that helps um I actually
+certainly that helps. I actually…
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-um I have a video that we recorded it
+I have a video that we recorded it
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-as part of Emacs nyc on making a major
+as part of EmacsNYC on making a major
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-mode
+mode.
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-that's basically like starts from
+That's basically starts from
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-nothing and kind of builds up to
+nothing, and kind of builds up to
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-an implementation of tic-tac-toe um
+an implementation of tic-tac-toe,
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but so it kind of goes into printing
@@ -433,76 +418,73 @@ but so it kind of goes into printing
things out and buttons and making the
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-mode
+mode.
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-I mean one of the best parts about Emacs
+I mean, one of the best parts about Emacs
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-is because it's so
+is, because it's so
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-uh configurable and so introspectible
+configurable and so introspectible,
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-you can start pretty simply
+you can start pretty simply,
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-and just kind of asking max about things
+and just kind of ask Emacs about things,
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and then make one little
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-change um it's really it's not that bad
-
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-so uh
+change. It's really… it's not that bad,
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-I'll try to throw a link up on that uh
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+so, I'll try to throw a link up on that
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-on on that page I put up or
+page I put up, or
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please email me for whoever asked this
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-question uh to get a link to that video
+question to get a link to that video,
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-um or just look at look at the source
+or just look at the source
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-code of this or any other major mode
+code of this or any other major mode.
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-um it it's pretty ems breaks it makes it
+Emacs makes it
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-pretty easy to extend uh
+pretty easy to extend
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-major modes and I think that's that's
+major modes. And I think that's
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the last question
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-in the ether pad so uh thanks so much
+in the Etherpad, so, thanks so much
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-everybody for coming
+everybody for coming.
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-you are now unmuted uh thank you so much
+00:06:04.033 --> 00:06:06.720
+(Amin: Thank you so much
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-to curry for your awesome talk
+to Zachary for your awesome talk,
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-and for doing live questions
+and for doing live questions.
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-thank you thank you cheers
+Thank you.) Thank you. (Amin: Cheers.)
diff --git a/2020/subtitles/emacsconf-2020--35-waveing-at-repetitive-repetitive-repetitive-music-zmusic--zachary-kanfer-autogen.vtt b/2020/subtitles/emacsconf-2020--35-waveing-at-repetitive-repetitive-repetitive-music-zmusic--zachary-kanfer.vtt
index 8fce6e9..5783721 100644
--- a/2020/subtitles/emacsconf-2020--35-waveing-at-repetitive-repetitive-repetitive-music-zmusic--zachary-kanfer-autogen.vtt
+++ b/2020/subtitles/emacsconf-2020--35-waveing-at-repetitive-repetitive-repetitive-music-zmusic--zachary-kanfer.vtt
@@ -1,106 +1,109 @@
WEBVTT
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-hi
+Hi.
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-i'm zachary canfer and this is waving
+I'm Zachary Kanfer, and this is waving
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-and repetitive repetitive repetitive
+at repetitive repetitive repetitive
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-music over quarantine i've been bored
+music. Over quarantine, I've been bored,
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-and i found this android app that has a
+and I found this Android app that has a
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-bunch of mini games
+bunch of mini-games,
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-one of which lets you compose music
+one of which lets you compose music.
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-and it works but i
+And it works, but I
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want a little bit more functionality
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-than it offers it's not very flexible
+than it offers, it's not very flexible.
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-so i thought what if i made this
+So, I thought what if I made this,
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-what and what programs could i make this
+and what programs could I make this
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-in that are really flexible are really
+in that are really flexible, are really
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-customizable
+customizable.
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-emacs so i looked into it and
+Emacs. So, I looked into it, and
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-emacs can play sounds right if you hit
+Emacs can play sounds, right? If you hit
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-control g a couple times you'll hear
+control g a couple of times, you'll hear
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-like an error tone
+like an error tone,
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-and it turns out that that is actually
+and it turns out that, that is actually
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-playing a wave file
+playing a WAVE file,
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-but what's a wave file
+but what's a WAVE file?
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-well it turns out that wave is a musical
+Well, it turns out that WAVE is a musical
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-file format
+file format,
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-or really an annoying file format
+or really an annoying file format.
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-so data in it can be an unsigned integer
+So, data in it can be an unsigned integer
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-or a science integer it's not consistent
+or a signed integer, it's not consistent,
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-and it's little ending by default which
+and it's little-endian by default which
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-is not the way i like to think about it
+is not the way I like to think about it.
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-now you can set a wav file to be big
+00:01:20.320 --> 00:01:21.600
+Now, you can
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-endian but if you do that
+00:01:21.600 --> 00:01:23.733
+set a WAVE file to be big-endian,
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-emacs can't play it so little ending it
+00:01:23.733 --> 00:01:25.200
+but if you do that,
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-is
+00:01:25.200 --> 00:01:26.600
+Emacs can't play it.
+
+00:01:26.600 --> 00:01:30.479
+So, little-endian it is.
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-there's also duplicate data fields
+There's also duplicate data fields.
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-here are some fields that are fine but
+Here are some fields that are fine, but
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then there's a fourth field that's
@@ -109,46 +112,46 @@ then there's a fourth field that's
calculated based on multiplying two of
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-the other ones together
+the other ones together,
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and then there's another data field
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-that's you multiply those three ones
+that's… you multiply those three ones
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-together so it's just repetitive and
+together. So, it's just repetitive and
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-unnecessary but you have to do it or
+unnecessary, but you have to do it, or
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-it's not a valid wave file
+it's not a valid WAVE file.
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-also the last part of the file is
+Also, the last part of the file is
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described as data
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-or as one website i found said
+or as one website I found said,
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-the actual sound data now
+the actual sound data. Now,
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-i don't know about you but when i see
+I don't know about you but when I see
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-that i think
+that, I think,
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-what is a data it turns out
+what is data? It turns out
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-that sound is just a wave and
+that sound is just a wave, and
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the data is just a bunch of measurements
@@ -157,43 +160,43 @@ the data is just a bunch of measurements
of the height of that wave forming each
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-sample
+sample.
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-so this wave starts at 8 goes 9 11 13
+So, this wave starts at 8 goes 9, 11, 13,
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-14 15 and then back down and if you just
+14, 15, and then back down. If you just
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-take those measurements those numbers
+take those measurements, those numbers,
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-put them in a file that's all your data
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+put them in a file,
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-is
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+that's all your data is.
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-all right let's go to a demo of my
+All right. Let's go to a demo of my
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-program
+program.
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-so this is what z music looks like the
+So, this is what zmusic looks like. The
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-blue highlighted row is a single beat
+blue highlighted row is a single beat,
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-there's 16 of them in this z music file
+there's 16 of them in this zmusic file,
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and each dash in the row
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-is a single note increasing starting
+is a single note increasing…, starting
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really low all the way on the left and
@@ -202,109 +205,112 @@ really low all the way on the left and
going up
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-as we go to the right so if we started
+as we go to the right. So, if we started
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-playing
+playing,
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-we won't hear anything but we'll see the
+we won't hear anything, but we'll see the
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highlighted beat is the currently
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-playing one
+playing one,
+
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+and we see that it loops.
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-and we see that it loops so we can stop
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+So, we can stop it,
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-it
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+and now we can click to add some notes.
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-and now we can click to add some notes
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+[Music]
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-even more than one note at the same time
+Even more than one note at the same time
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-works
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+works.
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-and we can even add notes while it's
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+[Music]
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-[Applause]
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+And we can even add notes
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-playing
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+while it's playing.
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-[Applause]
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+[Music]
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-okay here are some other features that i
+Okay, here are some other features that I
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-didn't have time to demo
+didn't have time to demo.
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-so you can save the music to a file and
+So, you can save the music to a file, and
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this is interesting because normally
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-if there's no note in a beat we just
+if there's no note in a beat, we just
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-don't play that beat
+don't play that beat,
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but if you're writing to a file you have
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-to put something in
+to put something in,
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so when it's playing it knows to not
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-make a sound there
+make a sound there.
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-we can also use different scales we're
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+We can also use different scales.
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-using the minor pentatonic
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+We're using the minor pentatonic
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-in the demo but you can use the major
+in the demo, but you can use the major
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scale the minor scale
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-or anything else and there's also
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+or anything else.
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-keyboard support but it sounds really
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+And there's also keyboard support,
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-bad
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+but it sounds really bad,
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-and i'll explain why later
+and I'll explain why later.
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-here are some things i learned while
+Here are some things I learned while
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-writing z music
+writing zmusic.
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-emacs has buttons which are great as
+Emacs has buttons which are great as
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long
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as you don't put two of them right next
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-to each other so if you do that
+to each other. So, if you do that,
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mousing over one of them highlights both
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-of them
+of them.
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-now that's because a button is really
+Now, that's because a button is really
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just a series of characters with a text
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-property to highlight them
+property to highlight them.
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-so the fix is you put another character
+So, the fix is, you put another character
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-between the two buttons
+between the two buttons,
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then mousing over one of them only
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-highlights the one you want
+highlights the one you want,
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but even this doesn't work really great
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-for z music
+for zmusic,
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-because the music has a lot of very
+because zmusic has a lot of very
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-small buttons in a row
+small buttons in a row.
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-so it's really easy to accidentally put
+So, it's really easy to accidentally put
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your cursor over the space
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-and click on that instead of the button
+and click on that instead of the button.
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-so i looked into unicode and i found
+So, I looked into unicode, and I found
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this character called
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-a zero width space so we should be able
+a zero-width space. So, we should be able
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to put that between buttons and not be
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-able to accidentally click on it
+able to accidentally click on it.
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-unfortunately a zeroth space isn't
+Unfortunately, a zero-width space isn't
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-actually zero width
+actually zero width.
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-if we put a hundred of them between two
+If we put a hundred of them between two
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-other characters you can see there's
+other characters, you can see there's
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-space there
+space there,
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-and i think what's happening is the
+and I think what's happening is, the
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space is zero width
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-but then emax put uses one pixel between
+but then Emacs `put` uses one pixel between
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each pair of characters
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-for the cursor so it's almost zero width
+for the cursor, so it's almost zero width.
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-some ways to play sound that don't quite
+Some ways to play sound that don't quite
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-work play sound plays music
+work! `play-sound` plays music,
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-but it blocks you can't do things like
+but it blocks, you can't do things like,
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-set other notes or even pause the music
+set other notes or even pause the music.
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-and if you throw it into async.el it's
+And if you throw it into async.el, it's
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-silent and i don't know why
+silent, and I don't know why.
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-so the solution i went with is taking
+So, the solution I went with is taking
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-that wav file
+that WAVE file,
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-ran into the file system and then
+ran into the file system, and then
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shelling out to a native executable to
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-play the sound
+play the sound.
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-and that works fine as long as you only
+And that works fine as long as you only
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-do it once
+do it once,
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-because if you do it a couple times at
+because if you do it a couple of times at
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-the same time like if you have a chord
+the same time like if you have a chord,
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and you want to play three notes
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-simultaneously
+simultaneously,
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-you get this weird interference and
+you get this weird interference, and
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that's actually why the keyboard from
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-before didn't work
+before didn't work.
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-also side effects have this unexpected
+Also, side effects have this unexpected
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-impact
+impact,
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-uh when you saw the demo it was running
+when you saw the demo it was running
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-pretty smoothly
+pretty smoothly,
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-but if i just add one message statement
+but if I just add one message statement
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every beat for
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-debugging purposes i was getting lag and
+debugging purposes, I was getting lag and
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-jitter
+jitter.
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-here's the one thing i learned about
+Here's the one thing I learned about
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-music theory music theory
+music theory, music theory
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-is not easy to program
+is not easy to program.
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-i was looking around to see what
+I was looking around to see what
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-concepts we can use to code the scales
+concepts we can use to code the scales,
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-to code the
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+to code the notes,
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-notes the first thing that i saw is
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+the first thing that I saw is
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-scale degrees
+scale degrees,
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-and this when i looked into it you don't
+and this when I looked into it, you don't
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-want to program in scale degrees
+want to program in scale degrees.
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-so you see we have the first second
+So, you see we have the first, second,
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-third fourth fifth sixth seventh but
+third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh but
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-then it wraps around that octave up
+then it wraps around. That octave up
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-is also a first and that's because both
+is also a first, and that's because both
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-of those notes are c
+of those notes are C,
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-uh so that didn't work and also you
+so that didn't work, and also you
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couldn't really easily
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-specify a flat or sharp you could say
+specify a flat or sharp. You could say
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-a sharp third uh or
+a sharp third or
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-you know a flat seventh or whatever but
+you know, a flat seventh or whatever, but
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then you kind of have these two pieces
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-of data that indicate the note and i
+of data that indicate the note, and I
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-didn't i didn't love that
+didn't love that.
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-so i looked a little looked again and i
+So, I looked again, and I
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-found intervals
+found intervals,
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-and then i thought about it and you
+and then I thought about it, and you
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don't really want to program in
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-intervals either
+intervals either.
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-it fixes some of the problems with scale
+It fixes some of the problems with scale
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-degrees you see
+degrees, you see,
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all the way on the right you have an
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-octave so you wrap to 8 and you
+octave, so you wrap to 8, and you
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-go 9 10 and that works but you solve the
+go 9, 10 and that works. But you solve the
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-same problem you see you have a major
+same problem, you see you have a major
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third but below we also have a minor
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-third so you saw that problem of having
+third, so you saw that problem of having
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-two pieces of information
+two pieces of information.
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-uh so i thought about it music's really
+So, I thought about it. Music is really
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-frequencies like an a is 440 hertz
+frequencies. Like an A is 440 hertz.
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-so at a low level that's what we're
+So, at a low level that's what we're
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-going to do we're just going to use
+going to do, we're just going to use
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-frequencies
+frequencies.
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-and then at the one level above that uh
+And then at the one level above that,
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that's a little bit easier for humans to
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-think about
+think about,
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we're going to use semitones up from the
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-root which is kind of like scale degrees
+root, which is kind of like scale degrees,
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but instead of just counting each note
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-as one more we're going to say how many
+as one more, we're going to say how many
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-semitones up it is
+semitones up it is.
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-so if there's a sharp between two notes
+So, if there's a sharp between two notes,
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that's going to be two steps up instead
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-of just one
+of just one.
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-and then we translate those two
+And then we translate those two
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-frequencies so your a is 440 hertz
+frequencies, so your A is 440 hertz,
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another note might be
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-613.5
+613.5,
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-or whatever and we that's we use the low
+or whatever, and that's we use the low
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-level to play
+level to play.
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-some future work i have i want to add
+Some future work I have, I want to add
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-some drums
+some drums.
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-i want to make that keyboard actually
+I want to make that keyboard actually
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-work uh
+work,
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-and uh computers and synthesizers are
+and computers and synthesizers are
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the only place you hear a pure sine wave
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-like the one we have here
+like the one we have here,
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-so i want to add overtones or other
+so I want to add overtones or other
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-octaves above it uh just to make it
+octaves above it just to make it
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-sound a little bit more realistic
+sound a little bit more realistic.
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-i've put notes references in the source
+I've put notes references and the source
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-code up at zck dot me slash emacs conf
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+code up
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-2020 i'm one of the organizers of emacs
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+at zck.org/emacsconf2020 [updated].
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-nyc
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+I'm one of the organizers of EmacsNYC
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-check that out and if you take a look
+check that out. And if you take a look
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-or have any thoughts i'd love to hear
+or have any thoughts, I'd love to hear
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-them and
+them, and
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-thanks so much for coming to my talk
+thanks so much for coming to my talk.