Last year I wrote about converting books to speech, where I investigated using open source and free tools to scan textbooks and convert them into audio files. At that time, the weakest part of the process was the actual text-to-speech part. Festival, the open source solution, doesn’t have great voices, hasn’t been updated in years, […]
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My wife recently (re)started school at Iowa State University, which is an hour-long drive from where we live. To make the commute more productive, I looked into converting her paper and digital textbooks into audiobooks. Most of the tools I used are run from the command line (Windows, OSX, or Linux), but the process is […]
It’s been about a year since I switched to Debian, so I felt reflective about how I got here.
This article outlines the steps for setting up a Raspberry Pi with a webcam and automatically take snapshots and upload them to a server.
Don’t upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 unless you’re a masochist.