Found my way to SHWEP, so I guess that's my next several months sorted.
shwep.net/

Having made two (2) quarts of sauerkraut, Josh has discovered Cabbage Shredders youtube. It cores, it chops, it salts! 5000 kg/hr! youtube.com/watch?v=sjNRvGAQeL

@disquiet When he's done forming a sculpture, the candy artist raps it briskly to make it ring. Maybe that's just showmanship, but I'd guess he's listening for flaws as well as looking for cracks.

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Japanese sugar sculpture, amezaiku, is an excellent Youtube rabbit hole to fall down. youtube.com/watch?v=g6FosltlFo

@ben Those greens glow beautifully against the white.

"Anyone who responds to an official ‘don’t panic’ by reducing their propensity to panic is not doing a good job updating on information."
— Zvi Mowshowitz

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Undated photo of John Cage and Morton Feldman discussing the presence of transistor radios at public beaches

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"
core.ac.uk/reader/12005850

According to Home Depot, the first tile color is Gray, the second is Gray-Grey, and the third is Gray/Grey.

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@jleedev $HOME/Documents/Misc/old/squamous/rugose/eldritch/tenebrous/Misc

My new laptop is here! Now I grapple with how many folders I have with names like "old" and "to-sort". Or I could just put them in another directory and name it "old", too, which is likely.

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I'm pretty wiped. Almost didn't do This Week in Sound (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

Today I found my way to @acmuller 's generous website of East Asian translations and texts. It's a pleasure to find an old-fashioned net.treasure like this.

acmuller.net/

@federicomena Tacos de pescado are on the menu here tonight, our usual Wednesday thing, and I look forward to it every. single. week.

@disquiet A fine issue! I feel the same way about fireworks.

A note about chickens and alarm calls: chickens are scoundrels. They're smart enough to lie to each other.

I never saw her do this as an adult, but when a chicken we named Trouble was a young pullet, she learned that if she gave an alarm call, she could beat the bigger, faster pullets to any treats that were being offered. Trouble was an unusual critter, for sure, but deception has been well established in chickens in lab studies.

I admit to hoping that the chickens somehow find it worthwhile to outwit the emotion monitoring machines.

What it meant:
Picking Up Masters. Looking for Good [Time Management Applications]

What I understood:
Picking Up Masters. [Looking for Good Time] Management Applications

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