Digital gardens and fungi research (Learning Things: May 15, 2023)
It's really feeling like spring here in NYC (or summer, really—it's been toasty). My wife and I went to Central Park this week, which is in bloom and full of birds (we saw a black-crowned night heron, which is always exciting). The cranesbill bloom pixel art that accompanies this
Magnolia trees and frustration (Learning Things: April 17, 2023)
A lot of my efforts (in all areas of my life) this week have felt like trudging slowly through mud. While writing this, I paused and looked up whether a Mercury Retrograde is approaching, and sure enough, it looks like we've been in the shadow period since the April 6.
Starting the biodata sonification build (Learning Things: April 10, 2023)
Biodata sonification supplies and Erik Satie-inspired automatic drawings.
Bibliomancy-inspired thoughts about perception and meaning
How do our own expectations shape what we perceive as reality? How do we give meaning to the things we're presented with? As usual, I don't know, but I'm ready to speculate wildly.
Screaming plants (Learning Things: April 3, 2023)
Thoughts on plant communication and an attempt at automatic drawing.
We write to think
How a notetaking method has helped me with paranormal research.
On humanity, writing, and digital dead malls
Are our errors what make us human?
DIY REM pod initial build (Learning Things: March 27, 2023)
Things I learned and made this week (including an initial DIY REM pod build.)