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The Band - Classic Albums

When you see old footage of the Band playing together, it really shows how damn tight they were.

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"You can simulate aspects of the human experience in machines but you can’t actually recreate human subjectivity. From the moment you arrive in the world to the moment you die, you’re learning, feeling and accumulating experiences as a whole while evolving through the relationships around you. To imagine that multiplicity being simulated in an artificial entity is a gross misunderstanding and oversimplification of what it means to be human."

Cyborg society: will robots eventually overtake humans as a more advanced species?

The Strange Tale of the North Pond Hermit

A short, must-watch documentary about a man who makes coffee.

"Prestige is especially dangerous to the ambitious. If you want to make ambitious people waste their time on errands, the way to do it is to bait the hook with prestige. That’s the recipe for getting people to give talks, write forewords, serve on committees, be department heads, and so on. It might be a good rule simply to avoid any prestigious task. If it didn’t suck, they wouldn’t have had to make it prestigious."

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

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Scene from Adaptation

Just re-watched this film for the first time in years, for the first time since… y’know… spending every day doing exactly what Nicolas Cage does here. Such an enjoyable movie; such a brilliant idea. I wish there were more films by Charlie Kaufman.

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"oh god it’s wonderful
to get out of bed
and drink too much coffee
and smoke too many cigarettes
and love you so much"

Frank O’Hara’s ‘Lunch Poems’ Turn 50

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Blue Ruin: Anatomy of a Scene