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Hey everyone, Are any of you listening to music while you interact with the Evoke design space? I realized how much fun I'm having viewing blogs, profiles, videos, and discussions. Listening to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathaniel Fruchter Mar 9, 2010.
I knew there was something behind what Sofia Diaz told me.
She said the solar plexus contain photoreceptor cells. Apparently, in our prehistory, before clothing, we used our solar plexus to interpret information from light. I wonder what solar information our hearts could possibly find useful? That's when I realized -- the sun doesn't just emit visible light. The sun emits Chi.
I began studying the optics of our retinal system, our visual apparatus. Dr. Stuart Hameroff…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2010 at 9:30pm — 10 Comments
I don't actually live in Baghdad, but was invited to dinner March 20th to celebrate the opening of a new cultural center in the main city. Musicians from all over the world are performing first in a low-key atmosphere of peacefulness and shared comfort. Among the groups playing short sets tonight that I recognize are the Armenian Navy Band, Sigur Ros, and John Zorn's International Circus. There are dervishes accompanied by spoken poetry of Rumi and Hafiz, with the cosmic rhythms of some of…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2010 at 9:20pm — 2 Comments
Why so secret?
Consider Episode 3.
First words: "I need everyone in this room to promise to keep a very big secret."
dot dot dot.
I wondered at first if the 'threat' of Citizen X's kitsch network justified secrecy.
Debate that if you want to. For me, windmills for household use are a great idea. Tabloids are also interesting. "Rogue Squadron of Do-Gooders Invades Favela" -- whatEver! "Alchemy Nude!" -- Yeah, every time he takes a shower. Big Story,…Continue
Posted on March 21, 2010 at 1:18pm — 7 Comments
I've been considering some local insights I've observed in application on the island of Kauai. I'm most fascinated by the local radio station KKCR and its ability to cultivate community. The radio station almost resembles an applied permaculture project. Simply put, I observe the ecosystem of local lives benefitting from community radio. And I see a few patterns capable of export.
First is the capacity of the radio station leadership to identify a "sane/relaxed" market -- to…Continue
Posted on March 19, 2010 at 5:14am — 2 Comments