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Dmitri Tymoczko — author of The Geometry of Music how to make visual representations of music (in paintings, video games, sculpture) 5 constraints on a composition that are necessary (but not sufficient) for it to sound good global statistical properties of songs … Continue reading

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What’s half of 100 degrees Fahrenheit?

Hint: it’s not 50 degrees Fahrenheit. 100 ℉ = 311 K, half of which is 105.5 K = −180℉ Yup — half of 100℉ is −180℉. The difference between the Kelvin scale ℝ⁺ and the Fahrenheit scale is like the difference between a linear scale and … Continue reading

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