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Erling Wold
Works at Audible Magic
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Because a knock on the head gets them thinking
photo by the glorious empress herself Dear Reader, The years have taken their toll and it is with great sadness that I announce my impending death. In dying, I will release myself from all connection to the Earth and its peoples and problems, and take the l...
Dear Reader, The years have taken their toll and it is with great sadness that I announce my impending death. In dying, I will release myself from all connection to the Earth and its peoples and problems, and take the long Sleepe / during the one Everlasting Night / after our Short Light ...
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Erdös Number of 4
For many years, I was happy enough that I had an Erdős number of 5. It seemed appropriate given my tangential connection to mathematics, using and sometimes developing, around the edges anyway, but not working on any deep mathematical truths, like how to cu...
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Recently flowers of roses were given by the Pope
Back in Firenze, my mind drifts, and my thoughts are filled with The Dome, that of Santa Maria del Fiore, invisible from where the Empress and I are staying, but last year ever-present, sometimes inviting, sometimes forbidding, yet always breathtaking. I lo...
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How does one own the things one discovers
One of my pet annoyances is announcements by friends of things just found, which they hope to be first to show you: posts of clickbait articles and RIPs to just-dead celebrities being two of the most grating. But I am here to confess I am the worst offender...
One of my pet annoyances is announcements by friends of things just found, which they hope to be first to show you: posts of clickbait articles and RIPs to just-dead celebrities being two of the most grating. But I am here to confess I am the worst offender. And my likes and dislikes aren't ...
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Schlacht - Das Maß
During one of our many wars post Vietnam, my first wife Lynn Murdock said that when she was young, she thought that people were really beginning to understand that war was actually a bad thing, but she had come to realize since that, no, the antiwar movemen...
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David Papas's "Certitude and Joy: anatomy of a black box opera"
Bob 1)  I play the composer, I play Erling, Erling Wold, and also, they are all sort of aspects of the same
character but Erling Wold, Jesus Man, the prophet on the street, sort of the street version of God, kind of
God's twin brother, lower twin brother, a...
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Magical Thinking
There is no logical line of reasoning which would lead one to choose a career in the arts. It is a hopeless endeavor, guaranteeing only such anxiety, ridicule, disfavor and failure as to bring one to an early death. Even worse is to have additionally ordere...
There is no logical line of reasoning which would lead one to choose a career in the arts. It is a hopeless endeavor, guaranteeing only such anxiety, ridicule, disfavor and failure as to bring one to an early death. Even worse is to have additionally ordered, out of the menu of life's idiocies, ...
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A day out
I say, let's play a game. I'll be your daddy and you will be the prodigal son, the one I sent away when he came out, singing and dancing and tying his shirts at the midriff.  But now you have come back, and now that I see you all grown up, I'm beginning to ...
I say, let's play a game. I'll be your daddy and you will be the prodigal son, the one I sent away when he came out, singing and dancing and tying his shirts at the midriff. But now you have come back, and now that I see you all grown up, I'm beginning to have feelings I've never had before, ...
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Truth
The truer version of the hoary quote of Camus is that fiction is a lie through which we tell a lie, and the world loves fiction for exactly that. The illusion of artistic truth, that somehow the artist has a special insight into life, that her characters an...
The truer version of the hoary quote of Camus is that fiction is a lie through which we tell a lie, and the world loves fiction for exactly that. The illusion of artistic truth, that somehow the artist has a special insight into life, that her characters and settings and narratives are somehow ...
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  • Audible Magic
    Chief Scientist, 2000 - present
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San Francisco
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Pasadena, CA - Garden Grove, CA - St Louis Park, MN - Grand Forks, ND - New York, NY - North Hollywood, CA
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