Thursday, February 28, 2013

Questions no one knows the answers to

Has a bit more on infinity and some other cool stuff...

Just been listening

I have been listening to Radio Free Amsterdam recently. Some blues, jazz and other eclectica.  I have been enjoying the  'Fly By Night' show (It is heavily influenced by Robert Anton Wilson).

Not sure what it is all about, but, I like the name of Radio23

Deltron 3030 has a new album coming out.  Here is the song 'Pay the Price':

I sit in a class on Wednesdays at Berklee School of Music. It is taught by Jerry Leake, a world percussionist expert.   He played this song of his in class the other day.  I really dug it...

What have you just been listening to lately? 

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Michio Kaku Explains String Theory

Mandelbrot Set

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From the wikipedia article: "Benoit B. Mandelbrot (20 November 1924 – 14 October 2010) was a Polish-born, French and American mathematician, noted for developing a "theory of roughness" in nature and the field of fractal geometry to help prove it, which included coining the word "fractal". He later created the Mandelbrot set of intricate, never-ending fractal shapes, named in his honor."

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Graham Hancock at TedxWhitechapel

The title of this talk doesn't do it justice.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

A Universe Not Made for Us

Everywhere that Uncle Sam, has Even a Rural Delivery

With the news that the United States Post Office is going to cease Saturday delivery of regular mail for some reason this song got stuck on repeat in my brain.  This song is almost 100 years old and written by the incomparable W.C. Handy.  The line "Where the Southern cross' the Yellow Dog" is a reference to two train lines, the Southern Railway and the Yazoo Delta (Yellow Dog) and their intersection in Moorehead, Mississippi and it is on the Yellow Dog where W.C. Handy is supposed to have had his first encounter with the blues.

Here's Louis Armstrong and W.C. Handy on what can only be described as a classic rendering of this song.

Oh...and my prediction is that the USPS's days are numbered.  Watch the federal government amend the constitution and outsource mail delivery to FedEx.  You heard it here first.