idea: screensaver tuned to current music selection

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The screensaver on my desktop system displays images at random
from my personal photo collection. [1] It's really cool; rough
notes/code on my implementation: [2]

I was just listening to 54-40 and was thinking it would be cool
if my screensaver adapted its selection of images automatically
depending what is currently playing [3] on my MP3 jukebox, since I
happen to have some good photos of 54-40 handy. [4]

But I don't have photos related to most the music in my collection,
so it would be better to get them from the Web a la webcollage. [5]
That should be a fairly straightforward hack to webcollage/xscreensaver;
I'll have to try it sometime. (probably using google's image search [6])

hmm... I would love to hack this up now but I better not; too much
to do this week.

[1] http://impressive.net/people/gerald/photos/
[2] notes on xscreensaver-based slide show stuff (needs work):
   http://impressive.net/people/gerald/2000/03/webcollage/show-random-images
   http://impressive.net/people/gerald/misc/dotfiles/xscreensaver
[3] http://impressive.net/people/gerald/2000/10/whatson
[4] http://impressive.net/people/gerald/2001/01/5440.html
[5] http://www.jwz.org/webcollage/
[6] http://images.google.com/

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