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Echo
"The crankiest group in cyberspace." Stacy Horn, Echo founder.
Echo  NYC  telnet  StacyHorn 
yesterday
realistic TR-909 Font for free!
"Hey there, nice work on the Roland RBIO/PBIO font.

Just thought I'd let you know the original typeface was a pre-digital phototype known as EARTH/EARTHDAYS created in the 1970's.

Dan X. Solo provided a partial ID (http://luc.devroye.org/DanSolo-Earth.gif) in one of his many Dover Publications books on typography.

Gary Elfring/Elfring Fonts, the original designer of the 1970's phototype, created a digital version named EARTH in the early 1990's. He also created a lighter version known as EARTH DEMI. For reasons unknown, a lot of the characters were heavily modified, though they are clearly cut from the same cloth.

Yautja also recently made a FontStruct version known as Future Earth.
(http://fontstruct.com/fontstructions/show/future_earth)

Most people also know the font from the Terminator film series. Pacific Title used the original EARTH phototype in the titles for T1, T2, and T3. You can see the well known slanted A on the Roland MIDI Remote Keyboard Axis-1 (http://www.denhaku.com/84/axis1.jpg).

OTHER USES
Frederik Pohl's Gateway (1977) (http://smsa.org.au/assets/gateway-frederik-pohl.jpg)
Blade Runner (1982) (license plate props)
TSR Star Frontiers Game (1982) (logotype)
Automan (1983) (opening titles)
Quentin Corporation Disk Drives (1984) (logotype)
Tightrope (1984) (opening titles)
Airwolf (1984) (opening titles)
Humanoid Defender (1985) (opening titles)
Disneyland Star Tours Starspeeder Service Poster (1987) (logotype)

Hitachi also used it on various products throughout the 80's and 90's and, quite obviously, Roland also used it on much of their sound equipment.

Also, the Roland MSQ-700 uses a different typeface known Limited View/LogoStyle/Logos/LogoText designed by Roc Mitchell around 1971. This was digitized as OPTI Limited View by Castcraft OPTIFonts in 1991 and also as LogoStyle by original designer Roc Mitchell Design in 1999."

from Will Simpson
Roland  font  MuffWiggler  TR-909  Earth  Earthdays  GaryElfring  ElfringFonts  EarthDemi  Terminator  movie  BladeRunner  RocMitchell  1971  LimitedView  LogoStyle  Logos  LogoText  OPTILimitedView 
7 days ago
EmEditor (Text Editor)
"ZDnet.com’s Ed Burnette called EmEditor the “World’s fastest text editor.”

Japanese website “Mado-no-mori” remarked “No need for Excel. Most powerful CSV editor.”

Riccardo Tani, Cyber Defense Manager, recommends EmEditor for Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) and log analysis. Read full review.

The text editor supports powerful macros, Unicode, and very large files. Emurasoft’s timeless mission is to achieve our clients’ needs and wants by listening to them with empathy and expertise. We value timely customer support, and are honored to have distinguished users, including major corporations, educational institutions, institutions of the European Union, ministries of Japan, and governments from all over the world."
text  editor  program  EmEditor  writing  Superbrown 
13 days ago
Chaos, Creation, and Collage
"The collage method is a tool for transformative practice based on the brain’s inherent recreative cycle. The collage process provides an interface to the Symbolic Function, which is embodied in the procedure.
In the future collage will be an important means of (self) education. We will all put the pieces of our case histories together and experiment with the simple process of splicing and superimposition, to reach, maybe, the margins of our expression.
— Martin Stanton

Taken one by one the physical activities of collage-making appear disarmingly simple, so simple in fact that their significance easily escapes notice. However, when they are taken together, as an integrated series of transformations, a quite surprising symbolism appears. The activities entailed in making and physically transforming collages can then be seen to embody the logic of psychological development. These activities comprise an extended metaphor: they symbolize the growth of the human mind.

This correspondence between a series of ‘simple’ activities on the one hand, and a subtle developmental logic on the other, is the key to the Collage Method. Thanks to this correspondence, the Collage Method enables the collage maker to re-trace, in a forward direction, the path by which the psyche develops in infancy, childhood, and adolescence.

The logic of psychological development is not something one leaves behind as one ‘grows up.’ Childhood is important precisely because it provides access to a universal generative function, which is the logic of creativity in general. The psychotherapeutic power of the Collage Method derives from the fact that it provides a way to re-access this universal logic of creation.


On the Collage Path every step is symbolic. Every step on this path symbolizes some essential increment of symbolizing capability. That is why it is possible to say that the Collage Path symbolizes symbolization. Expressed differently, the collage process provides a ‘user interface’ to the mind’s inner black box, a way to engage the psychoformative action by which, in creating and re-creating many types of symbols, the psyche keeps itself alive.

Why is the Collage Method a psychotherapeutic technique? The Collage Method functions in two ways simultaneously: the Collage Path provides both an open format for personal expression, and an ordered sequence for structural transformation. This double-functioning enables people to tell their personal stories in such a way that the stories open up, the elements become fluid and available to enter into new combinations, and the teller/collage-maker becomes accessible to creative change.

The specific images used by collage makers are important, of course, but the content of these images, and the interpretation of this content, are approached indirectly here: from the ‘bottom up.’ In this approach, the process of discerning and interpreting meaning is enfolded within a re-creation of those mental operations that establish meaning, and, more specifically, establish the capactity to make meanings, in the first place.

In the same way that the progressive logic of psychological development transforms the child’s experience, so also the operations performed upon the collage transform the multi-image field. These structuring operations—highly abstract and elusive in actual life, but in this method foregrounded and made concrete—are the object of the Collage Path.

Re-creating these paradigmatic operations leads to interpretations of the particular, very personal images, configurations, and transformations that appear during the course of a collage process. But, more fundamentally, these operations produce a psychological subject who is capable of forming and using such interpretations: a “collage maker” who is a locus of subjectivity and is, himself or herself, continually under construction.…


Specific images are chosen by collage makers because they are bearers of feeling, or because they serve as emotional catalysts, marking essential positions in what becomes, thanks to their presence, a highly charged emotional space. When these feeling-laiden and feeling-marking images are combined in multi-image configurations, the feelings at play are multiplied by the interactions that occur among all the images. The amount of feeling in the total field can then become nearly overwhelming.

Feelings intensify when strongly motivated images are brought close to each other. A need then arises to re-structure the whole image-field in which these images occur, so that mounting levels of excitation can be made bearable by being channelized in new ways. Successive re-structurations raise the field to progressively higher levels of organization, each new level governed by more complex cognitive principles.

Over the course of a collage process the collage-maker’s core images and key personal symbols, including ones that have been repressed or disavowed, come to light. Given the depth of the developmental sequence that the Collage Path re-creates, and the vividness of the materials it employs, they can scarcely fail to do so. But these symbols emerge here in a formative context, in which the primary object is not symbols but symbolization. This implies that the psychic conditions that will enable these problematic, feeling-laiden symbols to be clearly faced and progressively re-integrated, re-symbolized within a more differentiated self — these symbolizing conditions are, on the Collage Path, re-created along with the symbols they support.

The mind is, inherently, a pluralistic society; a collage is, above all, a contained multiplicity. Hence it is not the action of isolated images, no matter how potent, that motivates the movement we will follow here; it is, rather, energies and tensions generated within multi-image fields that propel it. Accordingly, the cultural background presumed by the Collage Path is the contemporary experience of over-stimulation and fragmentation: the experience of multiple elements proliferating, generating a surplus of feeling, becoming unmanageable. Fragmentation is both a paradigmatic psychological symptom and an inescapable prelude to innovation; a source of anxiety and pain, and an opening to the birth of new form."
FrankOlson  CIA  collage  EricOlson  father  murder  symbol  process  personal  image  structure  emotion  interpretation  path  user 
16 days ago
Google - Download your data
"Your account, your data.
Export a copy."
Google  data 
21 days ago
CZ Patch Library
"2,186 presets. Brasses, basses, pads, leads, percussion, drums, it’s all in there.
10,000 memory slots to store the patches you create on the CZ! No longer are you limited to saving only 16 or 32 patches.
1,000 memory slots to store entire banks of patches. Save and recall the entire memory of your synthesizer at once! Perfect for live performance or building your own custom soundsets."
Casio  CZ-101  MIDI  patch  timbre 
4 weeks ago
Search Baby Names
Starts with, Ends with, Meaning, Gender, All Female Male Unisex, Syllables, Origin
baby  name  nationality  male  female  syllable  search 
4 weeks ago
Wikipedia - Manuel Göttsching
E2-E4

"The album is named after the most popular opening chess move 1. e2-e4 (which is expressed in long algebraic notation). A noteworthy pun on E2-E4 exists because the guitar is tuned from E2 (the low string) to E4 (the high string)."
music  Wikipedia  ManuelGöttsching 
5 weeks ago
Alex Allmont
"Play House is an automata that generates slow hypnotic acid house through mechanisms built from LEGO Technic."
AlexAllmont  LEGO  Technic  acid  house  robot  automata  music 
5 weeks ago
SF2 Classic SNES Game Genie Codes
Players are upside down
- Infinite matches -
colors are altered -
sounds are altered
StreetFighterII  SNES  GameGenie  code 
5 weeks ago
Wikipedia - The Looming Tower
"Wherever you are, death will find you, even if you are in lofty towers"
Wikipedia  9/11  WTC  book  LawrenceWright  Hulu  Al-Qaeda  JohnP.O'Neill  OsamaBinLaden 
6 weeks ago
Wikipedia - Beef, It's What's For Dinner
"music ("Hoe-Down") from the Rodeo suite by Aaron Copland"
Wikipedia  beef  cow  AaronCopland  commercial  TV  music  1992  RobertMitchum 
6 weeks ago
Terrible House
"Terrible House is a website that lists and releases English translated episodes of Terrace House. The translations are done by Costco Subs, then we take them and create an MKV file with neat type setting (which looks better than Netflix).

Terrace House: Boys × Girls Next Door is a Japanese reality television series that originally aired on Fuji Television from October 12, 2012 to September 29, 2014 for eight seasons, after which a standalone movie was released as a continuation/conclusion of the show. The show took place in a modernistic house with a terrace located in the Shōnan area."
blog  TerraceHouse  Japanese  TV  torrent  video  Shōnan  FujiTelevision  2012  2013  2014  MKV  translation  English 
7 weeks ago
Wikipedia - Ouarzazate Solar Power Station
Ouarzazate Solar Power Station (OSPS), also called Noor Power Station (نور, Arabic for light)

Desertec consortium
solar  power  NoorPowerStation  OuarzazateSolarPowerStation  SaharaDesert  Wikipedia  energy  Europe  Africa  Morocco  salt  heat  steam 
8 weeks ago
Generic Products of The '80s
"With stark packaging, listing little more than the product name, ingredients, nutritional information, manufacturer and UPC bar code."

"It's been said generic products were factory seconds and had little to no taste or nutritional value."
generic  product  80's  packaging  design  store  house  brand  logo 
9 weeks ago
Inside North Korea’s Hacker Army
"The regime in Pyongyang has sent hundreds of programmers to other countries. Their mission: Make money by any means necessary."

"Hackers joked darkly that while they’d arrived as protein, they might return as powder."
NorthKorea  hacker  money 
9 weeks ago
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