Like an old VHS tape, it looks like the our bespoke wordpress theme, which ran like a well-oiled steam-engine on PHP 7.4 will no longer work with supported versions of PHP 8.x It’s an uncertain future for our bespoke theme based on Gigawatt and will post an image here for posterity.
This entry is published on Medium. You can find the entry here: https://medium.com/@alwinian/dogs-in-the-wild-b67e9ac95a2e A recent encounter with a bobcat while jogging had me thinking about how we must have domesticated our closest friends, dogs. While we can’t say for certain, deeper thinking about the circumstances can shift the probability in favor of one scenario over … Read more
Have just discovered the philosopher Boethius. Spending the night reading about him with many insights and revelations there. 🎓 https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boethius
I realize one thing as I get older, which I did not while young. The pursuit of art, in the kind that becomes a symbol and changes the world, can be a most wasteful endeavor if lost, unused or forgotten. It can occupy the minds, hearts and talents of the brightest and best while giving … Read more
Food for thought: Glenn Gould on why Beethoven is an admired composer. Spoken notes before performing Piano Sonata 17 in D minor, op 31. The Tempest Sonata. Broadcast March 19, 1967 “…within every creative person there is an inventor at odds with a museum curator…and most of the startling things that happen in … Read more
#Chess Inspired while watching videos about AlphaZero. As a thought experiment, imagine that each piece is an investment, with the potential of certain pieces to be multiple times their initial value. A knight or bishop, normally worth 3 points may in time become +9 points during a game, such as the famous ‘octopus knight’ in … Read more
Not sure how I went so far without coming across this concept, it is an ancient one: Arete. Having run across it – it really is my favorite word in the world. Some things about it: not gender specific it relates to excellence in any field the bar is individually defined I simply love this … Read more
Some images from my donut rendering..
Bob Egan has written a nice post about the location of jazz clubs in NYC. I’m posting here in case his server quits for posterity. It is amazing how these clubs were really organically the first floors of homes, a few chairs, all beside one another. #history https://www.popspotsnyc.com/jazz_clubs/ Locations of Jazz Clubs in New York … Read more