iNudge

September 27, 2009

iNudge Rules. It reminds me of the great leonide.de exploratorium of years ago that I was obsessed with. This is my little version of patterns. You click on the boxes in the right column to see the patterns, and in the lower left is the volume curve. If it is dark but the button below […]

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Back to school with RIAA-funded copyright curriculum – Ars Technica

September 19, 2009

Back to school with RIAA-funded copyright curriculum – Ars Technica School kids in America could certainly stand to learn about copyright in the classroom—it’s a fascinating topic that increasingly impacts the life of every “digital native” and intersects with law, history, art, and technology. But should they be exposed to industry-funded materials meant to teach […]

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Aviary – Creation on the fly / tools

February 19, 2008

Jeremy is again in a sharing mood, sending me this link for Aviary – Creation on the fly / tools All of our tools are based right in your browser or as downloadable AIR applications. Our tools all communicate and relate to each other. To illustrate an example: You can import a swatch from Toucan […]

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Ultravox

November 26, 2007

In the late 1970s I was a very big fan of Ultravox, and their original singer John Foxx. They became popular after he left, but that’s another band to me. These are two songs off their first album that I thought I’d share.

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Fishing with John – Tom Waits

July 19, 2007

I love fishing with john. I’ve only seen the series once. John Lurie [Lounge Lizards and many of my favourite movies] did a short fishing show. And it is good. Here’s one segment where they’re fishing in Jamacia… john and tom waits: Online Video: Fishing with John – Tom Waits | Veoh Video Network. It […]

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STARVING IN THE BELLY OF A WHALE

July 15, 2007

THis is a great little video of the Tom Waits song STARVING IN THE BELLY OF A WHALE by Gal Shkedi. If you know me, you know I rather like Tom Waits. He’s one of the few artists I’ll pay just about anything to see. I sing his songs any chance I get, much to […]

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Gifted Children Find Heavy Metal Comforting

March 22, 2007

Gifted Children Find Heavy Metal Comforting Intelligent teenagers often listen to heavy metal music to cope with the pressures associated with being talented, according to research. The results of a study of more than 1,000 of the brightest five per cent of young people will come as relief to parents whose offspring, usually long-haired, are […]

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Steve Jobs – Thoughts on Music

February 7, 2007

Jobs goes on the offensive right on the apple website:Apple – Thoughts on Music. I haven’t been playing close attention, but a number of reports of the EU coming down heavy on Apple’s DRM (Digital Rights Management) restrictions have been popping up. Jobs response is clear…. it is not us, it is the record companies, […]

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It’s official: Apple and The Beatles kiss and make up

February 7, 2007

AppleInsider | It’s official: Apple and The Beatles kiss and make up: “Apple and The Beatles’ parent company Apple Corps said Monday they have entered into a new agreement concerning the use of the name “Apple” and apple logos, ending a testy trademark dispute dating back nearly three decades.” This will make many people happy. […]

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Slashdot | Global Collaborative Music Experiment

January 24, 2007

Slashdot | Global Collaborative Music Experiment: “Last year, 165 bands completed the RPM Challenge: to record an original album (10 songs or 35 minutes) during the 28 days of February. The idea is to get musicians to set aside the barriers that stop them from working on their music and simply devote a month to […]

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