Monthly Archives: October 2010

Discreet Music, Continued: Ignorable Versus Boring

An email correspondent asked what I meant in my previous post when I said that Discreet Music is not boring, since it’s not something you could really listen to all the way through. Perhaps a better word would have been … Continue reading

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Complex Simplicity and Discreet Harmonica

Benoît Mandelbrot died on Thursday. I hadn’t realized the founder of chaos theory, the man who coined the word “fractal” to describe a concept he had discovered, was still alive. Fractals haven’t even been around for 30 years? But yes, … Continue reading

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