I’ve created a new Twitter account finally, feel free to hit me up at @akasaka_spk :-)
Pretty much, one could argue the title says it all :-)
Anyhow, this weekend was the end of the Sapporo Snow Festival, as well as the time for the SNOW MIKU LIVE! 2019 anniversary concert.
First and foremost, a tiny announcement: Twitter erased my account for accidentally specifying the wrong birthdate and then correcting that. Until I get my thoughts together to use a service which wipes user data just when they feel like, there ain’t any other account that can be used to contact me there.
For those looking for it, saving you some time: the default NW-Password (NWパスワード) for the SS-170A is: 999999
The Fujitsu SS-170A, while is a darn good looking IP phone, seems to have been designed for some kind of a satellite or trunk phone system. Other than that, I can’t really explain why, when you pick up the receiver, this happens:
< --- SIP read from UDP:
MESSAGE sip:[email protected]
CSeq: 1 MESSAGE
Call-ID: [email protected]
User-Agent: Fujitsu SS-170A/B/C V02L001C06
--- (9 headers 0 lines) ---
< --- Transmitting (NAT) to
SIP/2.0 415 Unsupported Media Type
Call-ID: [email protected]
Server: Asterisk PBX
Allow: INVITE, ACK, CANCEL, OPTIONS, BYE, REFER, SUBSCRIBE, NOTIFY, INFO, PUBLISH, MESSAGE
and it starts to do long beeps, meaning there is no phone line to call, and stops responding to any input.
Now I can write posts and surf the web with ease, too :-)
For those interested, here are the components I used:
- Table: SANWA Supply DESKH021 (Amazon)
- Chair: G-AIR 65090108 (Amazon)
- Monitor: LG 34UM59-P (Amazon)
- Trackball: Logitech M570 Wireless Thumbball (Amazon)
- Keyboard: IBM Model M, 1997 build (Lexmark)
- Dock: Henge Docks Metal for Retina 15″ 2013 (Amazon), modified for MagSafe 1 (so I can carry around my MagSafe 2 charger and have this one on the setup all the time) and an mDP-HDMI cable)
And the following are behind the scenes, but they work really well for me and I can recommend them without any doubt:
So, I have finally arrived to Sapporo and spent my first weekend in here. It was so filled with this and that and whatnot, so I had to defer this post every single evening until right now.
Now I wonder how I could actually survive so many transits in a row in the first place.
So, as you may know from the previous post, I am about to move to Sapporo to work with a company called AD-Interactive in software development.
It all started this year while I was finishing my bachelor’s degree, I thought — why not try to get a job somewhere in a different country, though that was mostly impulse and just for fun. I went with Japanese companies because I haven’t been to any other countries, at least not to any that impressed me as much as Japan.
And despite it being just for fun, in the end I actually passed the interview and got a job in ADi.
Hey guys, I’m still here and not dead just yet! :-)
It’s been a crazy amount of time since my last post on this blog, in fact, the whole Genjitsu Labs website has been under construction for all that time.
But, you know, it seems like done to me. It’s become a central hub of links to various web profiles of mine, so why bother extending it any further? It also hosts my projects just fine, so it’s doing everything it should.
Things have been going on like hell in here.
During all this time I’ve acquired a lot of new interesting vintage hardware, learned to code for the ZX Spectrum in assembly (wanted to do that since a looooong time ago!).
Went many places, as far as Nishinomiya, the town where the Suzumiya Haruhi anime was filmed if I may say so, or Tomsk, which showed me that Siberia isn’t really as cold as they say.
Moved in to my very own home, just to get ready to move to Sapporo for at least a year, but who knows.
Met new people with amazing ideas, and done a lot of interesting things.
In the light of the fact that I won’t be able to take much of my equipment with me, I want to resurrect this blog for the time being.
So, should I write about the things to come, or the things that were? Tell me in the comments if you’d be interested in something in particular :-)
And stay tuned on other media as well, as those are still much more updated…
No words left, just music.
- 01 Jordan James — Livin’ on a Prayer
- 02 Alphazone — Forever
- 03 LV.4 — Stargazer
- 04 DJ Yoshinori — Holylance (Crystal Mix)
- 05 Van Nilson — Euphoria (Extended Vocal Mix)
- 06 Jorn van Deynhoven vs Mark Sixma — New Horizons
- 07 Bogdan Vix & Renee Stahl — Forever
- 08 M6 — Amazon Dawn
- 09 Paul Van Dyk — Another Way
- 10 Super8 & Tab — Teardrops
- 11 Shandy Kubota — Next Time
- 12 Soulcry — A Life So Changed (Talla 2xlc vs. Ace Da Brain rmx)
- 13 Mike Koglin vs. DJ Uto ft. Erire — No Challenge, No Success (Time)
If you’re like me, you probably know the service Digitally Imported and likely you were much disappointed due to the fact that they’ve cut off any means for us to listen to the streams in a more convenient player like RadioApp and such.
However after some fiddling it turned out that the protection is next to nothing. Since circumventing it would not eliminate the ads, neither boost the quality (not implying you don’t deserve more — just the way it works :) ), I thought, why not give it a try and make my hardware radio tuner be able to play DI again?