Recording artist Taylor Deupree also runs the 12k label of experimental and ambient music. In this interview, among many other insights, we learn that the USPS increased international shipping rates for a single CD by a factor of 8 which, no surprise, resulted in a vast decrease in orders. (Who's gonna pay shipping costs that are the same as the CD cost?)
American Scholar recently reminded me of composer and musician (and Houstonian) Paulina Oliveros whose mantra was "listen to everything all the time and remind yourself when you are not listening." Take some time for Deep Listening.
|The Cassini spacecraft flew through Saturn's rings and took photographs that are simply amazeballs.|
Piggybacking on a NASA high-altitude balloon, an experimental sensor package recorded infrasound, low frequency earth noise like crashing waves and grinding mantle. Listen here.
Carey Nieuwhof shares leadership advice for people just starting their careers. The one that jumped out at me is #20 Work twice as hard on your character as you do on your competency.
And then there's this: joking at work can make you seem more competent.
|Joan Miro, Passage of the Divine Bird, 1941 (left). Alexander Calder, Constellation, 1941 (right). "Works that mutually resonate with power."|
Don't have the money to buy fine art? You can rent it. See Fine Art Staging.
You can read about art in 200 books made freely available from the Guggenheim Museum. I had to stop downloading the PDFs because there are so many I'd never read them all.
What's the 11th best public high school in northeast Ohio (and #43 in the entire state)? Rocky River High School, my alma mater.
And Grapevine High School, my boys' alma mater, was ranked #71 in Texas.
|When it comes to sandwiches, where are you on the structure and ingredient scales? I must admit to being a purist on both. source|
Here's the trailer for Blade Runner 2049. (Please don't screw this up.)
Have you ever taken a survey with responses strongly disagree, disagree, don't know, agree, strongly agree or something like that. Did you know that has a name? The Likert Scale.
Napercise. Did napping really need an up-sell?
...you think you have time. ~Buddha