• solipsistic NATION No. 112: Disembodied

    17 Oct 2008, 19:53 by solipsisticast

    Here some useless trivia you didn’t need to know about me.

    I use the iTunes-LAME encoder to convert each edition of solipsistic NATION to MP3. I could use the iTunes built-in MP3 encoder but I want to give your ears the best sounding show possible. Compressing a track to MP3 means sacrificing quite a bit of fidelity for the convenience of listening to the show on your computer, iPhone, Zune or whatever you use to listen to tunes. If I’m going to convert music to MP3 then I might as well use the best encoder available. The downside of getting the best sounding MP3 I can that means twirling my thumbs for 25 minutes or so while I encode each podcast to MP3.

    So what do I do during those 25 minutes?

    I usually catch up with people on Twitter or checking email. Maybe read.

    Today I blew the dust off my PlayStation and played Street Fighter Alpha 3 for 30 minutes. Because I haven’t played in so long my super combos were pretty rusty (I play Rolento…