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O.J. Mute-O-Matic (tm) hack

Article: 8794 of alt.hackers
From: (Eric Smith)
Newsgroups: alt.hackers
Subject: O.J. Mute-O-Matic (tm) hack
Date: 28 Sep 1995 07:06:49 GMT
Organization: Internet Wiretap
Lines: 13
Approved: barely
Distribution: world
Status: RO

So Rich had this idea to combine two of our previous hacks, the 4-chip closed
caption decoder with RS-232 output, and a Sony IR remote, with a little bit
of new code to make the O.J. Mute-O-Matic (tm).

It detects references to O.J. (and other related keywords) in the closed
caption data, and either mutes the audio for a while, or changes the channel.

Too bad we didn't do this a year ago.

Info and code for the two earlier hacks can be found at:


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