Humanes Undergroundus.

byronius, 2011/03/31 

Nice work getting the strangers to speak. Harder than it might seem, I think.

Phase Canons: getting totally ‘out of whack’!

SkyHarbor, 2011/03/30 

Still from “The Mole People” (1956)

As threatened in my comments on Cat-eyes’ What can a leaf do for you? post (and which I somewhat high-jacked [sorry!]), I’ll post here a few results from some programs I wrote to perform ‘phase canonical mayhem’ on audio bits that happened to catch my fancy as potential fodder for my diabolical experiments…

(mwa-ha-ha… MWA-ha-ha-ha… MWAAAH-HA-HA-HA-HA!!)

read more…

po – e – try

Cat eyes,  

That’s nasty!


Also must-see offerings by the inimitable Randall:
The Miracle of the Daffy Jesus Lizard
Gang Flamingo vs Team Baboon

…and many more at the related links.


byronius, 2011/03/29 


Chris Hedges

The aim of the corporate state is not to feed, clothe or house the masses, but to shift all economic, social and political power and wealth into the hands of the tiny corporate elite. It is to create a world where the heads of corporations make $900,000 an hour and four-job families struggle to survive. The corporate elite achieves its aims of greater and greater profit by weakening and dismantling government agencies and taking over or destroying public institutions. Charter schools, mercenary armies, a for-profit health insurance industry and outsourcing every facet of government work, from clerical tasks to intelligence, feed the corporate beast at our expense. The decimation of labor unions, the twisting of education into mindless vocational training and the slashing of social services leave us ever more enslaved to the whims of corporations. The intrusion of corporations into the public sphere destroys the concept of the common good. It erases the lines between public and private interests. It creates a world that is defined exclusively by naked self-interest.

Stuxnet, And The Coming Age Of Cyberwar.


A little fear factor for ya. Really scary stuff starts about 9:20.

AI development is apparently being driven by war and porn.


Whence We?


We came from THIS:

(Very evocative opening theme by Rob Lane. It rises from a crouch to finally stand DEFIANT. The Scots-Irish flavour did NOT go unnoticed… Nice!)

If you didn’t get a chance to see HBO’s remarkable series “John Adams”… then make it a POINT to do so. By FAR the finest explication of the birth of this nation ever put together for film!

Given the spirit of revolution now spreading across North Africa and the Middle East, perhaps a brief look back at our OWN revolution is not inappropriate…

read more…

What can a leaf do for you?

Cat eyes, 2011/03/28 

find the answer here.

[it can morph into Steve Reich if you’re not careful…]

Physicists and Fun

Cat eyes,  

Richard Feynman on the bongos with improv lyrics.

And Now For Something Really Scary.


Blair Witch Project, Jacob’s Ladder, Nightmare On Elm Street, Event Horizon — all comedies compared to this Freakish Alien.

The last ten seconds are the most frightening of all. Good Lord.

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