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Lovin this add on EQ for Chrome! Finally can add some 60Hz to my achive.org audience show listens....
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so, another journey - Delia Derbyshire: http://digg.com/video/how-the-iconic-doctor-who-theme-was-created is a good launching pad which leads logically… - Rob Ostrander - Google+
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Bernie is the man. I can't wait to watch Hilary squirm....if nothing it will be very good for her to be challenged.
Bernie went to New Hampshire on the first official stop of his presidential campaign. Watch this video to see Bernie discuss why he's running, then share it with your friends and family.
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today's google doodle re Bartolomeo Cristofori and the invention of the piano - led me to this article:
http://www.piano-keyboard-guide.com/who-invented-the-piano.html

wherein i learned this:
Cristofori "was able to solve the problem of the hammer striking the string but not remaining in contact with it and dampening the sound."

and so I went back and looked at the google doodle - and watched the mechanics of the damper lifting to make way for sound, and how the hammer was launched, and how it's return motion was absorbed and it was readied for another hit...it is a beautiful motion which is perfect for the expressive and artistic opportunity it's physics portends.

thanks google for the enticement.
Who invented the piano and when? Why? Find out here.
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So is there no way to share a circle now? If you know how please let me know. It seems the feature has been removed? What the hell?
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​Mom - you cannot share circles anymore - Google removed the feature​
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so, another journey - Delia Derbyshire:

http://digg.com/video/how-the-iconic-doctor-who-theme-was-created

is a good launching pad
which leads logically to:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75V4ClJZME4

where you can really here what they were talking about.

But I got curious about Delia Derbyshire. She seemed to be someone special ...you could tell by the way she spoke about sound - she had a unique engineer's perspective on translating emotion to sound.
such as this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jetzY-W78gg
made me think of Soiuxsie mixed with Tones on Tail.

but THIS!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpdiMcEeTJA

WOW
that is the coolest thing i've heard in a while.
so much drama captured so sparingly. it keeps chattering and you just must keep listening, like it's one long sentence you are happily committed to allowing be delivered without interruption.

so lastly, for the voracious - a great audio walkthrough:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0OGeEgwKNs
The long-running sci-fi show featured one of the first ever electronic theme songs, thanks to "windbubbles" and "twiddly bits," as the late Delia Derbyshire explains.
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I was at this show - thanks a TON +LoloYodel Lolo  for your work to make this available. I am crying with joy at the memories. It means a lot, so thanks!
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The western world should be convulsed with worry and anger about the Wallström affair.

"A few weeks ago Margot Wallström, the Swedish foreign minister, denounced the subjugation of women in Saudi Arabia. As the theocratic kingdom prevents women from travelling, conducting official business or marrying without the permission of male guardians, and as girls can be forced into child marriages where they are effectively raped by old men, she was telling no more than the truth. Wallström went on to condemn the Saudi courts for ordering that Raif Badawi receive ten years in prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website that championed secularism and free speech. These were ‘mediaeval methods’, she said, and a ‘cruel attempt to silence modern forms of expression’. And once again, who can argue with that?"

"The backlash followed the pattern set by Rushdie, the Danish cartoons and Hebdo. Saudi Arabia withdrew its ambassador and stopped issuing visas to Swedish businessmen. The United Arab Emirates joined it. The Organisation of Islamic Co-operation, which represents 56 Muslim-majority states, accused Sweden of failing to respect the world’s ‘rich and varied ethical standards’ — standards so rich and varied, apparently, they include the flogging of bloggers and encouragement of paedophiles. Meanwhile, the Gulf Co-operation Council condemned her ‘unaccept-able interference in the internal affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’, and I wouldn’t bet against anti-Swedish riots following soon."
If the cries of ‘Je suis Charlie’ were sincere, the western world would be convulsed with worry and anger about the Wallström affair. It has all the ingredients for a… Read more
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  • University of Kentucky
    BA- Interior Design, 1988 - 1991
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Interior Design, 1986 - 1988
  • Full Sail University
    Audio Engineering, 2001 - 2002
  • Northfiled Mount Hermon School
    General, 1983 - 1986
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L'Amante is our favorite restaurant in town I'd say. Personable and fun staff, and the food is wonderful. We go all the time without reservations and sit in the bar where it's fun and friendly. Kathy and Ian always treat us well and we save our pennies all the time to enjoy this special treat. The penne is great and if you get there early order the squash blossoms!
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