Tag Archives: Chaos

Music as Analogue for Life

I’m reading a very interesting book at the moment; a Christmas gift.  It’s a book that speculates on the nature and occurrence of intelligent life in the universe.  Essentially, it is an examination of the Fermi paradox:  if intelligent life … Continue reading

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Idea Density in Music

I’ve discovered something about my own tastes in music.  The kind of music I like, it turns out, is music with a pretty high density of musical ideas in it.  That means for every minute of music, there is a … Continue reading

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Spot the Pattern

You probably played this game as a child. Lying down on your back, you looked up at the clouds and tried to see shapes and patterns in the random fluffiness. I remember those games as magical experiences. During the twentieth … Continue reading

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