Monthly Archives: August 2014

Facebook echo and rediscovering privacy


Don’t get me wrong: I love Facebook, and I am one of its most shallow users. I’ll post anything – videos and pictures of cats (a lot), pictures of things I’m about to eat, reposts from The Poke. I love seeing other friends’ pictures … Continue reading

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All fingers and thumbs


In an earlier post, I described how a nasty accident with a food processor blade helped me to understand a passage about the history of piano technique in Nicholas Cook’s Beyond the Score, in a particularly visceral way.  Since then, … Continue reading

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Greetings from Prague – and from Radio Silence


At the excellent advice of someone whose excellent advice has never failed me yet, I’m taking a one week vacation from Facebook and Twitter and a couple of other social media sites. This isn’t self-righteousness, I make no apology for … Continue reading

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