covid-19 adjacent, mental health
Four Simple Rules for Social Media Distancing
(I shouldn't be here and will leave immediately, hope you're all doing ok)
As promised: pretentious and amateurish music https://soundcloud.com/fsvo
official 30 day song challenge - day 7 - a song you have adapted to sing to a pet
The psychoanalysts of Empire https://aeon.co/essays/britains-imperial-dream-catchers-and-the-truths-of-empire
The Library of Congress has announced Citizen DJ, a huge online repository of 100 years' worth of public domain and open access music clips intended to be remixed in new hiphop music.
You can search the repository by sound/metadata, mix new tracks over hiphop beats, and pull curated "sample packs" to use for more ambitious projects.
training a quick neural network to predict where to add poetic line breaks in text, based on a large corpus of public domain poetry and taking into account phonetics and semantics. the goal is to be able to enjamb prose passages in a somewhat principled way—after just a handful of epochs, here's what it does to a passage on hyacinths from wikipedia: