Monthly Archives: December 2010

Cluck ‘champ

The Holy Chicken of Life & Music from NOMINT on Vimeo.

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Teaching Cartoon: Doggie Plot

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What, no there/their?

Ten Most looked-up words (Merriam-Webster for 2010) 1. Pretentious 2. Ubiquitous 3. Love 4. Cynical 5. Apathetic 6. Conundrum 7. Albeit 8. Ambiguous 9. Integrity 10. Affect / Effect Flash poem: APATHETIC cynical love pretentious integrity albeit ambiguous affect ubiquitous … Continue reading

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Catscape

I enjoy giving our cats nicknames, so Glori has earned with ease the nickname ‘Stretch.’

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Light Strokes

Artist: Random International Installation at Sadler’s Wells for Wayne McGregor’s production of Far | Random Dance Company Working at the fringes of innovation in science, art and design, rAndom International have developed a series of projects and installations that aim … Continue reading

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Zen Story: Cyclin’

A Zen Teacher saw five of his students return from the market, riding their bicycles. When they had dismounted, the teacher asked the students, “Why are you riding your bicycles?” The first student replied, “The bicycle is carrying this sack … Continue reading

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(ARK) Table Mountain

Table Mountain (S.Calhoun 2010) ‘Appropriated Random Kitsch’ or ARK. Theme is the one place in the entire universe I’d like to visit the most. (chosen, appropriated frames: using Dreamlines; hat tip to programmer Leonardo Solaas)

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Bernie Gets It

Ok, got your attention… …and he always has. His twitter stream His history-making fillibuster (CSPAN search result) from December 10. Bernie Sanders If there is a poor man among your brothers in any of the towns of the land that … Continue reading

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Reduced Bateson Set: III. Set Up; Actuality Matters

(I continue musings which exemplify what I’m musing about. This is the set up to my presenting a schema, the Reduced Bateson Set, I can use to interpret my experience of other person’s presentation of information. Caveat: I am entertaining … Continue reading

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Fishin’ Sort of

Somewhat in alignment with the Bateson motive, here’s our two new cats, in some relation to an aquarium screensaver. I installed a demo of on my wife’s Macbook. Glori, the mostly black short hair cat, and, Sassy, the tiger short … Continue reading

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What If Your Parents Had Never…?

In my continuing research into what I term transformative anthropology, or, into developmental serendipity in the human life cycle, every question or speculation is worth investigation. This includes questions considered ridiculous: “What if your parents had never met?” To which … Continue reading

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Mantra Modes Revived

Mantra Modes, The Artistry of Abdullah Ibrahim, was one of my very first web initiatives. It was developed in 1996 and then published as part of the old Hoon Web. I have dragged it into the 21st century after the … Continue reading

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