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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