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Is the Panasonic RR-DR60 worth it?

Musings on an expensive and hyped piece of tech.

A graphite-style digital drawing of a Panasonic RR-DR60 recorder.
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Starting the biodata sonification build (Learning Things: April 10, 2023)

Biodata sonification supplies and Erik Satie-inspired automatic drawings.

A black and white drawing of a snake plant with the repeated words "love to talk to plants" in the background.
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I asked ChatGPT to create and code paranormal investigation gear for me

I wouldn't say that it went "well."

A digital drawing of a SB-7 spirit box with a swirly pattern
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DIY REM pod initial build (Learning Things: March 27, 2023)

Things I learned and made this week (including an initial DIY REM pod build.)

DIY REM pod initial build (Learning Things: March 27, 2023)
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Notes for a DIY REM pod build

Some thoughts on a future DIY REM pod project.

a grayscale digital drawing of a (not DIY) REM pod with the words "did you find the ghost?"
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Why is it "easier" to capture paranormal evidence using analog tools?

Thoughts on digital ghost hunting tools like the Ovilus.

a graphite-style digital sketch of an ovilus with the words "does anyone out there want to communicate?"
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Accidentally overriding reality: untrustworthy and automatically faked photos

If smartphone cameras are increasingly depicting "idealized" images of the world, smoothing out anomalies and removing variations from what an computer might consider "normal," what does that mean for paranormal photography?

graphite-style digital sketch of the full moon with the words "is this real?"
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Why do we feel so nostalgic about Polaroids?

The Polaroid Corporation's history gives some clues to why we feel so nostalgic about instant photography.

a Polaroid SX-70 camera drawn digitally in a watercolor style with the words "feeling nostalgic"
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How I learn things (Learning Things: March 20, 2023)

Some things I want to learn, including how to make DIY paranormal investigation gadgets.

a stack of books drawn digitally in a watercolor style
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Spirit boxes, radios, and analog ghost hunting

I'd like to explore different popular ghost hunting tools through the lens of nostalgia. First up: the spirit box.

A graphite-style digital illustration of an SB-7 spirit box