Posts Categorized: Real Life

Da da da

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Go watch this. What’s he saying? Now look away and listen again. You can read all about the how’s and why’s here, but basically it’s down to the fact that we automatically lip-read (to an extent) when another person is speaking. I found out about this a while back through attending a call to help… Read more »

Theremin sounds

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Only spotted a poster for this today while out wandering at lunchtime. Pamelia Kurstin – site, myspace, wikipedia “Band Members: my theremin + 2(line 6 loopers) + electroharmonix bass microsynth pedal and/or moogerfoogers + me sometimes” From here; “Generator Projects are proud to present the woman lauded as ‘one of the most accurate and talented… Read more »

Some vids

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The best trickjumping video I’ve seen so far – Awsome tricks, slick editing and a sweet mix for a soundtrack. Having spent hours on end in the past trying to learn using DeFRaG and not getting that far beyond strafejumping (although I could jump damn far, given a big enough open space ;), I have… Read more »

That Craigslist “experiment”.

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“Last Monday Seattle resident Jason Fortuny (and a friend) carried out a thought experiment into reality — one I think anyone who has surfed Craigslist sex ads has entertained. He took a hardcore Women Seeking Men ad from another city and reposted it to see how many replies he could get in 24 hours (the… Read more »

Dear Lazyweb

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What is it called when your eyes uncontrollably wibble (I would say spasm, but wibble is a nicer sounding word) left and right in their sockets on the odd occasion? It was fun to begin with but it’s starting to annoy. In other news; Why Aximov’s Three Laws of Robotics are immoral Killer NIC Hands… Read more »