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
@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.
All my chickens have roller derby names.
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