• Archive for June, 2008

    Zoom H2 quadraphonic four microphone / four track audio interview recording trick

    by  • June 30, 2008 • Cool Tools • 1 Comment

    Here’s the trick: record in quad. In Audacity, invert either the front or the rear track. What happens is that the ambient noise which hits all four mics about equally is significantly subtracted out, leaving the voices (which are significantly different between front and rear mics) synchronize out. Works really well, I was amazed.

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    five verses on training the mind

    by  • June 26, 2008 • Personal • 2 Comments

    I gave ten years to sharpening the axe and weaving the noose I learned to wait with patience while the cogs of life spun to my desired settings You must treat the mind as a body to be cultured before climbing into space the delicate coordination of extraordinary and mundane is the key to opening [...]

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    Global Systems Mapping

    by  • June 20, 2008 • The Global Picture • 1 Comment

    Shows roughly how the infrastructure works in a modern society. It’s the “general case” – to really get the detail down requires configuring the diagram for a specific place and time, but I think the rapid overview picture is still extremely useful. A work in progress. Five things on the chart. 1> Six Ways To [...]

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    by  • June 18, 2008 • Personal • 1 Comment

    Founder of the Hare Krishnas – surprisingly clear and lucid and direct. No mention (so far) of chanting Gournanga and being Happy. I’d never seen any of his material directly, only filtered by the organization, and he’s more impressive than they make him look.

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