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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
What is an eigenvector?
The eigenvectors of a matrix summarise what it does. Think about a large, notsparse matrix. A lot of computations are implied in that block of numbers. Some of those computations might overlap each other—2 steps forward, 1 step back, 3 steps … Continue reading
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Why Fahrenheit is Better than Celsius
Astute reader wargut responded to yesterday’s observation about the Fahrenheit scale being affineish with the following incorrect assertion: Seriously, guys, your system is bullsh~t. It’s on. First, the Kelvin scale is indisputably the best of {K,℉,℃} for physics. Given that there … Continue reading