Author Archives: xamble

OD20171122 or Don’t You Just Love Kaleidoscopes?

optical diversion 20171122 – a little thing I whipped up with Adobe After Effects and Premier. music is 7th Floor Tango by Silent Partner from YouTube’s Free Audio Library. Press Play and go away for 2 minutes 21 seconds Advertisements

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Web hunches past court bans

Ever have a hunch? You suspect (or feel you know) something that you don’t really have a solid basis to ‘know’. A conclusion that your mind has come to all on its own that ‘feels correct’ but you can’t show … Continue reading

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On Watch

“Sir! We have an unidentified track coming out of the north!” The sudden voice jarred Royce back from his day dream. “What’s that Lieutenant?” he shot back. “Clarify!” “Sir! The M-Scan system ‘is showing an unidentified track rising from north … Continue reading

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Could an AI be the keeper of extinguishing languages?

Watching a news item about a movie being made in an indigenous setting using indigenous actors speaking the language of their past ancestors. The actors all had to get a language boot camp and still learn how to pronounce the … Continue reading

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Tinnitus detectable as structural changes in how the brain processes thought and emotion

I’m a person with Tinnitus. When I was a child I thought it meant you had a tin ear – that it meant you couldn’t hear or differentiate musical tones the way most people could. I’ve since learned that’s not … Continue reading

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Canada Cuba US Business Hazards

With President Trump’s recent rollback of Obama era changes to Cuban relations have come new challenges to Canadian firms. In this CBC article “U.S. punishes American firm after its Canadian subsidiary leases cars to Cuban embassy in Ottawa” a number … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Banksters At It Again

Wells Fargo has had its hands slapped in the recent past for doing things to its customers without their knowledge or consent. In that case they were signing customers up for credit cards and then taking them away – ostensibly … Continue reading

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