About not giving up

Not giving up can get you pretty far, in my experience. It got me to Japan. Rinse.fm was determined to become a legal radio station. Something about this video inspired me very much. The adversity was very hard. They simply didn’t give up, and eventually got what they wanted. How...


VJing on a website?

I have always wanted an easy way to have a visual (VJ) stream on datafruits. Writing my own video streaming service sounds fun but I am already busy writing a bunch of other features for datafruits/streampusher. So for now I thought I’d pursue some third party options. I looked at...


Turning bootstrap modals into Ember routes (with URLs)

I am in the process of adding ember to the datafruits.fm frontend site. All of the links at the top are bootstrap modals, and I’d like to be able to send links to these pages to people, so using ember with routes seemed like a good solution. I wanted the...


liquidsoap scheduling

As a radio station owner I’m sure you have plans for some elaborate station programming. Liquidsoap comes with some great built in tools for scheduling when certain sources should play For example, here is how you would schedule a different playlist for different times during the week, using the switch...


issues compiling latest liquidsoap-full

I ran into some issues compiling the latest liquidsoap-full. Checking for ocaml bytes module .. Configure: error : not found. This can be solved by installing the bytes module via opam. In Ubuntu, the opam package seems to be broken. The official opam install documentation recommends using this apt repository....