September 29th, 2006 § 0 comments § permalink

by db

It has occurred to me that I should just get in the habit of thinking out loud here – once a day – twice a day – five times a day – whatever it takes.

On Sunday night I can post a more composed piece, but day-to-day I could just think out loud. Maybe people will be more inclined to join in if it is a less formal situation.
kos of was in town here in A2 last night for a book signing, and I missed it because I had a session recording monks chanting and some piano and voice on Anaconda.

I am at the point of swirlies and despair on Anaconda, which is usually a good sign that means the tune is no longer under my control and is becoming autonomous. Its own gyroscope is taking over.


Tit for Tat?

September 24th, 2006 § 0 comments § permalink


I’ve been provoked. I will retaliate. I will be quick to forgive. But will I have a good chance of competing against my opponent more than once?

What does Game Theory say about tactics for winning America back from the monolithic party in power in Washington? Are we involved in a Zero Sum Game?

In particular, I am intrigued by the “Tit for Tat” strategy… » Read the rest of this entry «


September 17th, 2006 § 0 comments § permalink

by theOwl

When is the time ripe for a particular piece of music?

Dave Mason and I have been working on a song – an EVENT – called ANACONDA since the beginning of this past summer. Anaconda is now ready to make its way into the world. Its time has come… » Read the rest of this entry «

I Smell A Rat

September 11th, 2006 § 3 comments § permalink


(This post was begun on the morning of 9.10.06, and edited and finished in the early hours of 9.11.06.)

It is currently my understanding that ABC, which is owned by Disney, plans to go ahead with the broadcast of “Path to 9/11” (see trailer), a two part TV “docudrama”. “Path to 9/11” appears to be a right wing propaganda piece attempting to rewrite the history of the 9/11 attacks, essentially blaming them on Bill Clinton… » Read the rest of this entry «

db, theOwl and Gödel

September 3rd, 2006 § 3 comments § permalink

by db and theOwl

Does it matter whether people use pseudonyms to post on blogs?

For what it’s worth, my name is Daniel Nicholas Bilich and I have posted at theWheel both as db and as theOwl.

I have used the moniker db because as the founder and current central person at theWheel, I feel a personal responsibility for what transpires here, and I accept that responsibility. Therefore the designation db acknowledges that I am indeed Dan Bilich and that this is my place.

However, there is more to me than this responsible proprietor guy. » Read the rest of this entry «

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