StarScribe


Continuing to experiment with Logic Pro X on my new used iMac Core i7. This track utilizes three tracks of Applied Acoustics’ Chromaphone (the plucky parts panned left and right, and the high chimey bells) and one track of Sculpture (the sustained pad). Based on an improvisation played on my little 2-octave Novation X-Station triggering […]

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Space Elevators and Man-Made Rings


This incredibly cool rings-around-Earth visualization has me dreaming about space elevators and a man-made ring around the Earth. So, people are already making plans to build a space elevator. Check this NASA story, and this great Wikipedia article. Now, of course this is a huge undertaking. The counterweight-end of the space elevator would be some 62,000 miles […]

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My Bed is a Warm Planet


My heart trembles like a poor leaf The planets whirl in my dreams. The stars press against my window. I rotate in my sleep. My bed is a warm planet. ~Marvin Mercer P.S. 153, Fifth Grade, Harlem New York City, N.Y. (1981) (Published as intro to Carl Sagan’s only work of fiction, Contact) via flickr.com

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