Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Organic Shoppers Guide to Pesticides

Organic Avocados are a sham! Click here

Ok, after this I'll stop with the Wade Davis' worship.

Wade Davis on Ethnodiversity.

I think all of this stuff is worth our collective awareness. I love that National Geographic is covering topics like this without hesitation. This talk just keeps snowballing into one of the better TED talks I've seen lately:

...and another to reinforce his ideas:

(added 2/17/10: Article about the death of the last speaker of 'Bo' - one of the world's earliest languages HERE

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Douglas Hofstadter holds at least one of the keys...

I read 'Godel, Escher, Bach: The Eternal Golden Braid' a few years back, per Sean Malone of Cynic/Gordian Knot's recommendation, and consequently got Escher's 'Knots' tattooed on my shoulders. I recently took 'The Mind's Eye' out on tour and burned through that as well, and was equally stimulated and humbled...I need to find more of his books (and some Borges).

"Fast Is Just Slow Sped Up"

stunning bass-string shot from urbanscreen on Vimeo.