What makes us human? To me, it is the very things that a computer algorithm could never display – love, empathy, compassion. It is the opposite of an algorithm. It is unique to each interaction, not repeatable. Human feel pain. They understand. And their unpredictability surprises, delights, frustrates, and sometimes, breaks our hearts. But it is never not human.
A FB friend of mine who’s company makes high-end preamps posted a link the other day to a video showcasing a Virtual Reality recording studio control room. It shows the user reaching over a virtual large-format analog console, with a virtual tape machine spinning nearby. He was all gung-ho about this “latest technology” and “the […]
Spotify uses music production libraries to create fake artists and avoid paying royalties.
(An expansion of a FB post on Shawn Rudiman’s timeline. If you don’t know who he is, I suggest you track him down on FB. He’s an amazing synthesist and deep analog DJ that will blow your mind. https://www.facebook.com/shawn.rudiman) As creators, we sometimes get stuck at a crossroads, out of ideas, wondering which path to […]
Day 1 Late start. Had to pack the Honda, and return the cable modem to Time Warner, which is always an exercise in patience at an office that is a hybrid of post office speed and DMV efficiency. You know you’re in for the long haul when there are food carts stationed outside in the parking […]