Monthly Archives: April 2011

panorama madness

Super pleased by the reception of the Photosynth app.  We’ve blown through a million downloads, and we’re five stars now in the appstore, with about 900 ratings in the first four days: Fatjack1 writes, “AmaZing / My head asplode!”  “Holy … Continue reading

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photosynth app!

As everyone who’s been glancing now and then at my facebook page knows, I’ve been posting a lot of panoramas lately from the mysterious “Photosynth publish photos” app.  Well, the app is now finally available on the iPhone— just look … Continue reading

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minuscule is the tutoyer of the internets. none of these are new observations, but— i’ve been noticing again the “inner signals” of written communication by email and text.  orthography of course tells you loads about a person— like, in so-called … Continue reading

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unbarred preludes

One of my favorite unbarred preludes for baroque lute, by Sylvius Leopold Weiss: This particular one in d minor—actually it styles itself a fantasia— is so idiomatic and easy to play, it just rolls out from under the fingers, and … Continue reading

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tel aviv / berlin

It’s time to break this dry spell on the blog.  Let’s begin with some notes I jotted down on the plane back from a trip to Tel Aviv and Berlin a couple of weeks ago. For me, the antisymmetrical ideas … Continue reading

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