[Mm-friends] old main menu shows

tony sweeney deirton711 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 23:57:57 GMT 2012


No flaming certainly not!

It's a balance is all we ask.

Best to you,

Tony Sweeney
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Tanner" <david.tanner100 at gmail.com>
To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 8:57 PM
Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] old main menu shows


> If the question here of opposite opinion is meant to start a consumer 
> group flaming war you need to know that that kind of discussion is not 
> appropriate for this mailinglist.
>
> I am perfectly happy to have someone on to discuss the driverless car 
> project from NFB and Virginia Tech so long is the purpose is to discuss 
> the driverless car.  But, I have to admit that the wording of these 
> messages implies something much different, and implies that what is really 
> being asked for is for someone from the other consumer group to come on 
> MainMenu to discuss the beliefs and policies of NNFB in regard to 
> driverless cars.
>
> The report given by Mr. Brown was not biased as has been suggested here. 
> There was nothing about the report that had anything to do with consumer 
> groups of any kind.  And, if the intent is to imply that we are biased 
> then I would say to you that you apparently are looking for a fight, and 
> you won'tget one here.  And, to imply that if anybody else is working on 
> coming up with a driverless car other than NFB that they surely are 
> working for ACB is stretching things about as far as one could possibly go 
> for sake of an argument.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "tony sweeney" <deirton711 at gmail.com>
> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 12:56 AM
> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] old main menu shows
>
>
>> Chris,
>>
>> By all means don't be backward  in expressing your views, (well done.
>> and contacts that you gave.
>>
>> As we all know it's a serious issue, for blind surely anyway, not to be 
>> taken lightly!
>>
>> With respect to all, let's get a balance, a debate like that I wrote 
>> before.
>>
>> I'm crashing out of this thread now before I bore folks to tears!
>>
>> Tony Sweeney in a frosty Dublin, driverless.
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "christopher nusbaum" <dotkid.nusbaum at gmail.com>
>> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
>> Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 5:06 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] old main menu shows
>>
>>
>>>I completely understand. I was referring to Mark Riccobono, who works
>>> at the national Federation of the blind as the leader of their blind
>>> driver challenge project. He was also the guy who demonstrated the
>>> blind drivable car at Daytona international Speedway last year. His
>>> email is mriccobono at nfb.org. I understand, though, that it might be
>>> somewhat controversial to have one of the NFB's leaders as a guess on
>>> an ACB radio program. If this would be too much of a problem, and you
>>> would still be interested in having somebody from the blind driver
>>> challenge on, you could contact Dr. Dennis Hong, who is the leading
>>> engineer for the blind driver car at Virginia Tech. I have no contact
>>> information for him, but Mark would probably be able to give us that
>>> information. I hope this information helps, if you are at all
>>> interested in featuring the blind driver challenge on main menu.
>>>
>>> Chris Nusbaum
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> On Dec 1, 2012, at 11:50 PM, tony sweeney <deirton711 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Not necessarily Chris, once they know what they are talking about,
>>>> but of course we need to be so careful and make sure all the right info 
>>>> is getting out there.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Was wearing my radio hat when I wrote that mail!
>>>>
>>>> Not saying at all that Mr Brownn and David's interview is a problem but 
>>>> sure perhaps put that person of which you write to The Main Menu team.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>> Tony Sweeney
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "christopher nusbaum" 
>>>> <dotkid.nusbaum at gmail.com>
>>>> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
>>>> Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 4:21 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] old main menu shows
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Tony,
>>>>> When you say opposite point of view, are you referring to someone who
>>>>> is involved in the blind driver challenge project? If so, and if David
>>>>> it would be interested in having somebody who is in vault in this
>>>>> project on the show, I can put you in contact with a good person for
>>>>> that.
>>>>>
>>>>> Chris Nusbaum
>>>>>
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>
>>>>> On Dec 1, 2012, at 10:29 PM, tony sweeney <deirton711 at gmail.com> 
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> David,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Have files something like that so perhaps I'll give that a try too.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Was always told in my training that changing a file name could 
>>>>>> corrupt, but no mention of file extentions!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> BTw, loved the interview of driverless cars but (not being cynical) 
>>>>>> but could we have a balance, like someone also qualified giving their 
>>>>>> opposite informed point of view too; looking  forward to that.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Tony Sweeney
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Tanner" 
>>>>>> <david.tanner100 at gmail.com>
>>>>>> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 3:17 AM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] old main menu shows
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Well, here is a suggestion to try.  I know you can rename a *.mp3 to 
>>>>>>> *.m3u. So, what if you changed the extension from *.m3u to *.mp3?  I 
>>>>>>> haven't tried it, but I know that it works going from mp3 to m3u, so 
>>>>>>> maybe it will work going back the other way too.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Cullen Gallagher" 
>>>>>>> <cullen.gallagher at gmail.com>
>>>>>>> To: "mm-friends at acbradio.org" <Mm-friends at acbradio.org>
>>>>>>> Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2012 3:51 PM
>>>>>>> Subject: [Mm-friends] old main menu shows
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I was wondering if their is a way to get the old main menu shows 
>>>>>>>> from 2000 to 2008 in to mp3 format? They all seem to be in M3u 
>>>>>>>> format so i can't put them on my victor reader stream to listen to. 
>>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>> Cullen
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