Monthly Archives: September 2009

Touhou Music Database

I’ve created a new project, which I’ve dubbed the touhou music database.  Well, it doesn’t actually contain the raw MP3 files or anything, however.  I collected the track listings of over 1200 touhou music/remix albums and entered them into a database.  Given the name of a song, you can find what albums it can be found on.

Also, when you view a track’s page, I attempt a search of Youtube to see if the track can be found on Youtube, so you can immediately find music videos for most of the more popular songs!  Additionally, I have a page that shows the some of the most recent Touhou music videos from Youtube.  I love the Youtube data API.

Links: Main site Most recent videos

Job Hunting: A practical use for aggregated RSS feeds

A friend of mine was semi-recently laid off from his retail sales job, and I was wondering if I could use any of my knowledgeto help him in his search for jobs.  Then it hit me: RSS feeds!   I could create an RSS feed of the latest job postings in our area from the sites he checks for jobs.  This way he would save time in his search.  Since he mainly used craigslist and Washington WorkSource, I only needed to pull feeds from two sites.  To keep the RSS feeds relevant, I limited categories pulled.  Now there was one minor hitch with this idea.

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