I’m now doing most of my work from locked-down government machines in rural internet centres, which means using online applications for almost everything. Here’s my first clip, using something called Jumpcut, of a guy on a beach in Co Wicklow:
There was a brilliant video here of an Irishman rubbing his leg with seaweed on a beach near Dublin, accompanied by the love theme from Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet. Unfortunately Jumpcut lost it, and then lost everything, accursed be their memory!
The wobbles are blamable neither on drinking nor on the new camera: I’m just no longer a hippy with nice, relaxed, regular breathing.
I knew the tune I wanted but not its name, so, on a suggestion from Dave, I found it using the Parsons Code, a simple but brilliant idea which classifies melodies by contour. A little data sometimes goes a long way, and this tool has the additional advantage of working for non-Western repertoire.
- Fruit machines and the new statue of anatomy
Unforeseen effects of proposed changes in the constitutional order.
- Brenda strikes back
“Don’t waste your time on obscure contemporary composers, John,” she said.
- Victorian paternalism
We already knew from a footnote in Marx’s Capital that the Scottish industrialist Peter Fairbairn, who based his life and business
- InoReader is my replacement for Google Reader
At last I can go back to reading all the rubbish you publish.
- Bum-casting for Xmas tableau vivant
Free weekend in Andorra for best buttocks.