Election Fingerprints Latest Results

Updated 19:17 2021-08-03 See also my post on “excess” absentee votes in VA here. I’m going to keep my previous blog page Statistical Detection of Election Irregularities:2020 updated with the Nitty-Gritty details of processing these fingerprints. This page I’m just going to post the latest results that I have for each state, and let the …

Statistical Detection of Election Irregularities:2020

Updated 19:17 2021-08-03 See also my post on “excess” absentee votes in VA here. Note: that I’ve made a new blog post that is just the latest results by state and doesn’t have the play-by-play commentary. I’ll still update this blog with the technical details, but if you just want the latest results see here. …

N95 Mask Splash Guard Protector Plans

Ok. Newest version of the N95 splatter guard made in collaboration with Jeremy Filko completed. Reinforced the strap connections and tab slots, made it a bit wider, trimmed the tabs just a hair, and added vent slots. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4243628

First Drone 3D point Cloud

First test of passive point cloud generation from my new Upair2 3D+4K drone. Point cloud image is generated from a single frame of my neighborhood on the first flight of the drone. I purchased an off-the-shelf 3D capable drone in order to test out ideas and get some practice flying before I try to build …

Introducing the GS-Beta!

I’ve been working on this in my free time for a while now and I’m happy to say that I’ve gotten all the hardware up and running, OS kernel and software stack functioning properly as a very simple data logger. Small form factor data logger and embedded computer with built in quad-core A53 (ARMv8) 64-bit …

CDBaby Sales Data Crawler fixed

The CDBaby Sales Data Crawler software (https://github.com/WillfulWreckords/CDBSDC) has been patched to handle the new CDBaby website layout.  Automation of royalty information collection of 3rd party sales is back up and running!

Site Status: Auto loading CDBaby royalty totals complete

I’m proud to say that I finally completed the necessary work to 100% automate the grabbing and parsing of royalty and transaction information from CDBaby and getting it imported and working inside of word-press utilizing the “Product Vendors” and “Product Bundles” extensions.  So now our affiliated artists (our “vendors”), whom we license the right to …

Interesting article regarding compilation album royalty rates (or lack thereof)

 http://thetrichordist.com/2015/03/16/the-zero-effect-do-consumption-charts-penalize-artists-windowing-streaming-services-and-most-compilation-records/

Site Development Status: Ingest of 3rd Party Sales Data

Whew! I made a major milestone in getting the site up to snuff! I now have at least a manual entry tool that will let me take the outputs of my daily CDBaby web-crawler & web-scrape runs and import them into woo-commerce by SKU and correctly handle product bundles and vendors. That really doesn’t sound …

New Site Development Status: New Licensing and Sampler Submission Page

Well, site development is going along fairly well. I just finished getting the sampler Licensing and song transfer page up and running for artists that we’ve selected to be on the sampler albums. That’s been a HUGE goal of mine to streamline that process. Scratch that one off the list! Next up: Re-working my CDBaby …