Having made two (2) quarts of sauerkraut, Josh has discovered Cabbage Shredders youtube. It cores, it chops, it salts! 5000 kg/hr! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjNRvGAQeLE
Japanese sugar sculpture, amezaiku, is an excellent Youtube rabbit hole to fall down. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6FosltlFoo
Came across this article while I was thinking about really good, formable substrates for crystal gardens. I wonder if a clay slurry with egg whites and yeast could produce a porous ceramic foam in a home kiln, and if that'd be better than straight terracotta.
"Preparation of ceramic foam by simple casting process"
That's a $900 3D printed pigeon, all right. https://www.jwanderson.com/us/shopping/pigeon-clutch-bag-18382592
I'm pretty wiped. Almost didn't do This Week in Sound (http://tinyletter.com/disquiet) this week. Then realized that doing it energizes me. Not doing it woulda been a bummer. It's an organizing principal for so much of my reading and listening. Topics include:
▰ AI-tricking chickens
▰ sonic home surveillance
▰ employee voiceprint lawsuit
▰ Netflix's caption heroes
▰ black hole pitches
▰ Webtoon SFX translation
▰ Yakety Sax punditry
▰ Foley history
▰ and much more
This paper is brutal and I love it. I want to take the author out for a beer. He's building on the insights of the great, crabby Paul Meehl and I could not be happier to see it.
Haeffel Gerald J. 2022 "Psychology needs to get tired of winning" R. Soc. open sci.9220099220099
Released this good snail back to the yard to engender more good snails. It was one of those "into the wild" moments, but slow and snail-sized.
All my chickens have roller derby names.
Interests include sound, quilts, plant dyes, and weird little machines.
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