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Entries for December, 2008

It’s My Life (Dr Alban) – Power Mix using Yamaha Vocaloid Synthesizer

This song uses the Yamaha Vocaloid Synthesizer which is a pretty neat bit of software that takes midi data and combines it with a speech sythesizer to produce an eerily-close-to human singing voice.
The rest of the music is my own interpretation of “It’s My Life” by Dr Alban, and includes some of the original lyrics [...]

What it Means To Be Human – To Create a Society With Rules And Get Away from the Default Behaviour Of Nature

I just wanted to say sorry to everyone and anyone for any offence or bitter aftertaste my last entry may have left. When a person or group of people are attacked physically or verbally, they have a right to defend themselves in the appropriate manner. This is reflected both in religious law (an ‘eye for [...]

Pope Razi the Nazi – and a Heartwarming Christmas Message of Genocide

Pope Ratzinger ‘Benedict’ gives us advice to think about this Christmas – about how same-sex relationships go against the nature of creation, and that we should preserve these institutions as we do the rainforests. Sounds like a noble cause doesn’t it? Unfortunately for Razi the Nazi, he obviously hasn’t read The Bible well enough to [...]

Teaching an Octopus to Read

Cephalopod Semantics

Ever since I was a boy I always wanted to keep an octopus as a pet. Believe it or not, I still do. And thanks to the power of the Internet, I know I’m not alone. Year after year I would passively research what I would need – three bio filters for the amount [...]

  

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