This video of Stavroz (a group from Belgium) is really something. The entire session is awesome, and they didn't even play their best track. ....must be fun jamming live in front of mother nature. Would be cool if their next gig is at the Mt. Everest base camp....heard its beautiful out there, and a wee … Continue reading Music that makes you fly…
Every once in a while you run into a story that is as powerful as it is moving - the kind that generates sort of emotional kick. Almost as if it has all the makings of a dramatic movie, or perhaps of a French cinema - somewhat melancholic, slightly philosophical, silently poetic, at times tragic, … Continue reading You know where it ends, yo it usually depends on where you start….
This clip was circulated back in 2013, and is still good for a re-play. For the Swiss–German duo, it happened to be the first time they were performing in the US. A genuinely overwhelmed lead singer tries to continue singing when she unexpectedly hears the audience singing along. ...to a musician, that's what its all … Continue reading “Little Numbers”…
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🤔🤔🤔 🍕🍕🍕 (as told by Sergey Brin) Not many people know that the founding of Google depended on the failure of a fax. Back in college, I wanted to use the web to order a pizza, back before took orders. So I wrote a fax script to order pizza on the web. It was much … Continue reading On Google’s origin
Trying to get back to penning posts a bit more regularly, will see how long it lasts.... Around 1921, Otto Warburg (scientist, medical doctor, and Nobel laureate), applied for grant money for his research. His letter to the Association of German Science is one of a kind, to say the least. It simply stated: 'I require 10,000 … Continue reading Otto Warburg: A badass scientist
From his talk at Bell Communications in 1986 (also in his book "The Art of Doing Science and Engineering: Learning to Learn"): If you believe too much you'll never notice the flaws; if you doubt too much you won't get started. It requires a lovely balance. -You and your research - Dr. Richard W. Hamming, video