Monthly Archives: May 2009

The six degrees of lois weisberg

Lois is far from being the most important or the most powerful person in Chicago. But if you connect all the dots that constitute the vast apparatus of government and influence and interest groups in the city of Chicago you’ll end up coming back t… Continue reading

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Happiness Theory: our Brains Lie

Recognizing that our brains lie ??? that we must cultivate a healthy skepticism of our own mental processes ??? is an important step in the pursuit of happiness.via Happiness – A Theory (Science Blog) Not precisely ‘science’ in the sense of a revelati… Continue reading

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Jazz For Beginners

selected for enjoyablility as well as importance, from the broad “modern” period extending from 60 – 2000. excluded are both earlier classic styles such as Dixieland or Big Band, also leaving out later day completely improvised/free recordings. vi… Continue reading

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Vint Cerf Speaks

podcast interview with Vinton Cerf, one of the founding fathers of the internet: if (FlashDetect.installed) { $(‘flash_embed-dfxtjqmpGf’).show(); $(‘quicktime_embed-dfxtjqmpGf’).hide(); } else { $(‘quicktime_embed-dfxtjqmpGf’).show(); $(‘flash_emb… Continue reading

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Goodbye sls-cd1p19

$ ssh sls-cd1p19.teledyn.comLast login: Thu May 21 00:27:40 2009 from gbtel-xxx-xxx.everus.ca========================================== This is the endBeautiful friendThis is the endMy only friend, the endIt hurts to set you freeBut you’ll never f… Continue reading

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Mother???s Day Proclamation (1870)

Arise, then, women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts, Whether our baptism be of water or of tears! Say firmly: ???We will not have great questions decided by irrelevant agencies, Our husbands will not come to us, reeking with carnage, fo… Continue reading

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El Sistema USA

33 years ago in a parking garage in Caracas, Dr. Jos?? Antonio Abreu gathered together 11 children to play music. El Sistema was born. It now teaches music to 300,000 of Venezuela???s poorest children, demonstrating the power of ensemble music to dra… Continue reading

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