Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Stork: Music composition course to create folk rock music in the vein of Steeleye Span, Fairport Convention and Pentangle (from the 1960s and '70s) 'riffing' with the Scottish Country Dance sheet music PDFs we get every week to play from in Open Band (Berkeley), Course in composing Baroque music, Jethro Tull's Bourrée is a Baroque rock and roll composition - riffing with J.S. Bach's Baroque Bourée ... How would one even create such an online course, either at World University and School, - or in the context of edX, HarvardX, MITx? * * * Will be interesting to see how the Scottish_Country_Dancing wiki subject page as a "front end" develops with time and when it gets connected with our WUaS "back end" Wikidata / Wikibase structured knowledge database in (Wikipedia's) 300 languages, Check out some of the related SCD and Celtic music wiki subject pages at WUaS e.g. /Scottish_smallpipes_and_borderpipes & /Celtic_Music - in the 'World University and School Links' section on all pages and in the /World_University_Music_School @WorldUnivAndSch ~ Some other Jethro Tull focused posts in this blog


If I wanted to take a course in music composition to create folk rock music in the vein of Steeleye Span, Fairport Convention and Pentangle (from the 1960s and '70s), and write this music 'riffing' with  the Scottish Country Dance sheet music PDFs we get every week to play from in Open Band (Berkeley), how could I best learn the techniques for this (apart from a kind of inspiration of the alternative culture of the '60s and '70s in their music)? There's much to riff with in the Scottish Country Dance sheet music we play each week.

Music Composition -
https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Music_Composition

And are there any free music composition programs existing now (e.g. such as the free MuseScore - https://musescore.org/en/whats-new-musescore-2-0 - which 2.0 version works on a MacBook laptop) which can import the PDFs we get every week for SCD (both printed and hand written) and then facilitate composing this music heading in the folk rock direction - https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Folk_rock_music?


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And in a similar way, if I wanted to take a course in composing Baroque music, then 'rock and roll  Baroque' music (e.g. Tull's Bourrée but in so many other possible directions too), how would I go about doing this? And how is teaching Baroque music composition taught at the graduate level? (I like Baroque music, and I think a lot of people do too:).

Jethro Tull's Bourrée is in a way a 'rock and roll Baroque' composition - https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Rock_and_Roll - riffing with J.S. Bach's Baroque Bourrée ...  https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Johann_Sebastian_Bach ...
Jethro Tull: Bourée > ~ ~
Jethro Tull: Bourée https://youtu.be/2u0XXpVGUwk  > https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Johann_Sebastian_Bach … ~ @WorldUnivAndSch ~
https://twitter.com/TheOpenBand/status/1094313202479902720

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Bourrée in E minor

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourrée_in_E_minor


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Jethro Tull - My God (Nothing Is Easy; Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970 ) GREAT VIDEO & Jethro Tull - We Used to Know > Check out /1960s, /Counterculture, /Hippies ~ ~

https://twitter.com/TheOpenBand/status/1094310782622359552


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Jethro Tull - Aqualung (best version) ~

https://twitter.com/TheOpenBand/status/1094312734110273536


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Jethro Tull - We Used to Know GREAT PHOTOS > Check out "Links to Add" & 1960s, Blues, Counterculture, Hippies, Loving bliss neurophysiology eliciting, & Musical Jamming too > ONLINE JAMS ~

https://twitter.com/TheOpenBand/status/1093662588225769477


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Jethro Tull is folk rock too ... re "rock and roll Baroque" composing example ...


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How would one even create such an online course, either at World University and School, - or in the context of edX, HarvardX, MITx?

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Searched on:
'baroque music composition course online,' and found:


Music Theory and Composition 1
https://online.berklee.edu/courses/music-theory-and-composition-1


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and:

Showing 26 total results for "music composition"

https://www.coursera.org/courses?query=music%20composition


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and:


Write Like Mozart: An Introduction to Classical Music Composition

Write Like Mozart: An Introduction to Classical Music Composition


https://www.coursera.org/learn/classical-composition








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Am most interested however in starting with SCD sheet music PDFs, exploring composing, or re-writing them, for Scottish small pipes (in keys, and 9-note range of the GHB chanter, but on a chanter in A myxolydian, with natural 7th - low G through high A), and then exploring further composition into folk rock, - or ensemble SCD Open Band parts' playing explorations.

I think the way I'll begin in a DIY vein is to transcribe into MuseScore some Scottish Country Dance PDFs that work on the Scottish small pipes, and begin to play with them. I'd add one  called "Mrs. Garden of Troup" in D major (a good key for the Scottish small pipes' chanter in A ) in a MuseScore File Format (called 'Pink Strathspeys Mrs. Garden D major') but this file format won't display here.


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Will be interesting to see how the Scottish_Country_Dancing - https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Scottish_Country_Dancing … wiki subject page as a "front end" develops with time and when it gets connected with our WUaS "back end" Wikidata / Wikibase structured knowledge database in (Wikipedia's) 300 languages

https://twitter.com/TheOpenBand/status/1097666761384550400
https://twitter.com/scottmacleod/status/1097668094363750400


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Check out some of the related Scottish Country Dancing https://twitter.com/TheOpenBand/status/1097666761384550400 & Celtic music wiki subject pages at WUaS https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Scottish_smallpipes_and_borderpipes & https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Celtic_Music - in the 'World University and School Links' section on all pages & https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/World_University_Music_School @WorldUnivAndSch~

https://twitter.com/TheOpenBand/status/1097667388160372738
https://twitter.com/scottmacleod/status/1097668134905962496


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Some other Jethro Tull focused posts in this blog:


Honey: Where is gene editing for longevity now @Joi @geochurch @Harvard ? & re @MIT @medialab Joi Ito's "THE RESPONSIBILITY OF IMMORTALITY: WELCOME TO THE NEW TRANSHUMANISM," * * * 'Grateful Dead, absolutely rippin' "Sugar Magnolia~Scarlet~Fire" 3/27/88,' 'Jimi Hendrix Live Full Concert 1969 Amazing Clear Footage,' Turn sewing machine into robot & 3D printer & Make a Jimi Hendrix jacket~ , 'Jethro Tull - We Used to Know,' 'Jethro Tull - My God (Nothing Is Easy; Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970 ),' * * * Glad to have heard Julie Herndon and four other Stanford composers' pieces played last night by the Taks Ensemble (from NYC with a number of Oberlin grads), I head from individual and group questions into network society questions re Manuel Castells - http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/people/Castells/castells-con4.html * * * Yes, World Univ & Sch is continuing to develop, and is Quaker/Friendly-informed in part perhaps due to writing and communications over 11-12 years, and a serpentine of a blog, See /Peace_and_Social_Justice_Studies & @ - https://twitter.com/WorldUnivAndSch -

https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/honey-where-is-gene-editing-for.html


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Biological organisation: Do you recall if Steeleye Span sang Boar's Head Carol as the opening band to Jethro Tull, If WUaS/friends had the realistic virtual earth up and running (in Google Streetview plus, with even just the ability to add video, beyond the photos you can add now - visit the Harbin Gate here https://twitter.com/HarbinBook to see the photo of the Harbin Gate I added fairly recently but from 2001), and this concert was filmed and public - like many many Grateful Dead concerts, we'd be able to check up on whether or not Steeleye Span sang this - and hear the Boar's Head Carol, Now how best to add both of these versions of this 1970 Stanford University "Protein synthesis: an epic on the cellular level" to a realistic virtual earth?, "More than 70% of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments," "1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility Survey sheds light on the ‘crisis’ rocking research" - Nature.com, Let's code the realistic virtual earth for reproducibility of scientific experiments (in addition to at the atomic and cellular levels, and with mathematical formulas, and for evolutionary biological research), And could this Stanford Bio-X executive committee help with the realization of a STEM and medical realistic virtual earth for research https://biox.stanford.edu/person-group/executive-committee ?

https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2017/02/biological-organisation-do-you-recall.html


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Gumwood: Jethro Tull - "Locomotive Breath" ... and "Aqualung" [Full Album] - with interview at end ... 56:00 minute mark "a lot of overdubs ...", "Thick as a Brick" is kind of cool too, Kind of brought me back to Edinburgh, and appreciate the amalgam of classical, blues and rock ... flute ... + ... and read the Youtube video notes ... Ian Anderson dubbed much of this because ... Scottish hippies? Naw .... Beginning World University Music School planned for ALL instruments and ALL languages, each a wiki subject page to begin, Flute, Classical_Western_Music, Blues, Folk_rock_music

https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2015/09/gumwood-jethro-tull-locomotive-breath.html


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Planets: Wow ... you heard Steeleye Span and Jethro Tull!, Great folk rock music from the 60s/70s, lucky these days to be able to be picky (e.g. with Pandora and Spotify) about what great music we can listen to by both those groups, Ode as poetry form, read Wordsmith and Keats since they are most likely to 'rock' for me?, How to bring a folk rock 'program' (computer programming metaphor) in contemporary Internetity (Information Age) parlance to Scottish Country Dance sheet music?, What's the "Hair: the Tribal Love Rock Musical" musical program?, Sheet music section here at the wiki Music School at WUaS, Friends, SFFM, WUaS as a kind of ministry even?, Heading for releasing meditation, Friend Edward Planetflight, Folk rock music and Programming wiki subjects at WUaS

https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2014/04/planets-wow-you-heard-steeleye-span-and.html




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Monday, February 18, 2019

Great white pelican: Stanford Center for Digital Health: Blockchain Technology in Healthcare * * * Stanford lectures - Dr. Bill Clancey and Prof Larry Leifer: Dancing with Neurodesign * * * Re: [Medianthro] Medianthro Digest, Vol 155, Issue 18 - The study of smart phone use and change re the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, and realistic virtual Harbin Hot Springs * * * Stanford Conference on Mapping the Global Imaginary 1500-1900 Feb 14-15, 2019 (cont) and re WUaS in Wikidata in 300 languages as well


Robert (Chang MD), Robert (Harrington MD), Jonathan (Chen MD) and All,


How much need is there for TRUST in the Epic/Cerner Electronic Health Records (EHR) data (used by ~%50 of US hospitals)?

And what could blockchain add to these EHRs if they were developed anew with blockchain - and re, for ophthalmological surgery to begin - and planning potentially for all ~200 countries?

And, hypothetically, if Stanford-Duke-WUaS Medicine's / Google's Project Baseline were to develop our own EHRs with trustworthy blockchain ledger data - beginning with ophthalmological surgery blockchain data (what's missing sometimes in Epic EHRs' ophthalmology data that blockchain could help with?) could we develop EHR relationships with the other 50% of hospitals in the US, and with hospitals in all ~200 countries around the world?

Thanks again for your excellent talk, Scott
(Thanks Dr Chang for your great Stanford Medicine CDH (@HeartBobH) Blockchain Technology in Healthcare talk https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cdh-workshop-blockchain-technology-in-healthcare-tickets-56202924460 How much need is there for TRUST in Epic/Cerner EHR data (used by ~%50 of US hospitals) & what could blockchain add to these

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That's my point. Academic health systems made decisions without clear regard for consequences and agreed via contract to terms related to privacy, data sharing, innovation, etc that would have been prohibited in research contracts

https://twitter.com/HeartBobH/status/1097518881306898437


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"Even in 2017, when the patent was filed, these capacities were already under development across broad swathes of the industry, rendering it nearly impossible to enforce such a claim to intellectual property."

https://twitter.com/jonc101x/status/1097651703678087168


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Stanford lectures - Dr. Bill Clancey and Prof Larry Leifer: Dancing with Neurodesign

Dear Scott,

You show great enthusiasm and a talent for relating ideas.  If you are at the NeuroDesign meeting, let’s talk then.

Re: virtual worlds, my only research was with Bruce Damer when he ran Digital Space.  We did a project where a Brahms simulation was coupled to a virtual world of a Mars habitat, which depicted teamwork of the (simulated) astronauts (first paper listed below). I’ve cited two related articles.

 Bill

Clancey, W. J, Sierhuis, M., Damer, B., Brodsky, B. (2005) Cognitive modeling of social behaviors. In R. Sun (Ed.), Cognition and Multi-Agent Interaction: From Cognitive Modeling to Social Simulation, pp. 151-184. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Sierhuis, M., Clancey, W. J, Damer, B., Brodsky, B., and van Hoof, R. (2005) Human activity behavior and gesture generation in virtual worlds for long-duration space missions.  In S. R. Ellis, M. Slater, and T. Alexander (Eds.),  Intelligent Motion and Interaction within Virtual Environments (IMIVE), NASA/CP—2005–213468, pp. 103-133.  Proceedings of IMIVE Conference, London, 2003.

Farkin, B., Damer, B., Gold, S., Rasmussen, D., Neilson, M., Newman, P., Norkus, R., Bertelshems, B., Clancey, W. J., Sierhuis, M., Van Hoof, R. (2004) BrahmsVE: From human-machine systems modeling to 3D virtual environments.  Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Simulation for European Space Programmes (SESP 2004), Noordwijk Holland, October 19-21.


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Dear Bill, (and Larry and Li),

Thanks so much for your email, Bill. I have no plans to be at the NeuroDesign meeting, so perhaps we can carry on our conversation via email until we meet again.

And thanks too: "Dr. Clancey & Prof. Jiang, Thnx for your fascinating Stanford talk & conversation in "How to Think Critically about Artificial Intelligence" https://events.stanford.edu/events/822/82240/ … Would like to stay in touch abt @TensorFlow @TFBestPractices #RealisticVirtualEarth #RealisticVirtualEarthForLego ~ "

(https://twitter.com/WorldUnivAndSch/status/1088878957477253120). 

I've met Bruce only once or twice probably more than a decade ago, but will check out your paper. The direction World University and School would seek to develop with brain/mind modeling in a realistic virtual earth (Google-centric) would build on Tom Dean's - "4. Automatically Inferring Meso-scale Models of Neural Computation" ....

https://youtu.be/HazJ7LHihG8 (which talk I was at) - as well as MIT's Ed Boyden's related work - "A fly-through through the fly brain...  A new rendering by Y. Bando (Toshiba Memory Corp/MIT), K. Hiwada (Toshiba Memory Corp), R. Gao (MIT/Janelia), S. Upadhyayula (HMS/Janelia), S. Asano (MIT), Y. Aso (Janelia), E. Betzig (UC Berkeley/Janelia), E. Boyden (MIT)" (https://twitter.com/eboyden3/status/1096481932211310593).

In a realistic virtual earth and planning, conceptually, for tele-robotic brain surgery emerging out of Stanford Medicine, this would include modeling individuals' as well as species' brains virtually. 

In Larry's talk, Li also mentioned brain headsets re imaging and seeing the physical images viewed in pictures of neural processing. Am interested in transmitting this  
- these images' data - into this realistic virtual earth - (think again of Google Streetview with TIME SLIDER  Maps / Earth / TensorFlow / Brain / Translate / Google Poly / ARCore + with avatar bots of individuals and species, and brains, - and eventually for tele-robotic surgery, for example) - and especially from the Harbin Hot Springs' warm pool while soaking (as part of my actual-virtual ethnographic project which would include studying bliss, joy and happiness brain chemistry, so that this might become replicable naturally). More under the 'brain' label in my blog - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/search/label/Brain (as well as "loving bliss" label+). Am curious further how we might explore this with brain wave headsets such as - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2013/01/flower-coral-brainfingers-hands-free.html and https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2010/11/human-brain-music-brainwave-device-tan.html (https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/elaeis-guineensis-bright-red-oil-palm.html). Such Harbin Hot Springs' warm pool related research could be germane re astronaut research as well. 

Thanks so much for your email.

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The study of smart phone use and change re the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, and realistic virtual Harbin Hot Springs -
Re: [Medianthro] Medianthro Digest, Vol 155, Issue 18

Mediaanthro, Nelson and John (and Nancy Frey, if you're on this list), 

With regards to studying social change and digital telephony, you write: 

John Postill: 
> > There are many ongoing processes of change, and it is impossible to
> > determine precisely to which degree mobile phones contribute to changes.
> > However, there are instances when one can ascertain that phones play a
> > role. I never expected that phone use could help change young wives'
> > position, actually quite drastically. Thanks to phones, they were
> > suddenly able to stay in touch with their natal families right after
> > their wedding and even engage in subversive conversations over the
> > phone.


Nelson Graburn:
"She has accompanied camino pedestrians (serious religious tourists) over 200 times to Santiago. She has noticed the shocking change individuals from no phone - to cell phones - to IPad to Smart p0hones, observing and interviewing hundreds of individuals (and keeping in touch with many after they go home)."


Using the example of the tourism / pilgrimages re "anthropologist tour organizer Nancy Frey on the Camino de Santiago for 20+ years" (e.g. "Pilgrimage in the Internet Age, Nancy Frey, Keynote CSJ AGM 28 Jan 2017" -

https://youtu.be/difuizJGPcQ) am curious in the study of smart phone use and change about how such Santiago tourism data from smartphones (such as photos and videos) from ~200 trips and multiple tourists/pilgrims (not just Nancy Frey's photos) could be added to a realistic virtual earth (think Google Streetview with TIME SLIDER / Maps / Earth / Tensor Flow) - and then revisited by putting said smartphone into Google Cardboard or other smartphone-in-a-digital-mask and then even selecting the year or the trip one is interested in revisiting. And in a related vein, for example, how could one plan to document and generate with smartphones such Camino de Santiago trips into the future (both for ethnographic study, and re tourism, aggregating tourists' photos/videos/experiences via interviews etc) - for centuries ahead even.  

For example, imagine this four mile road from Middletown, California, to the Harbin Hot Springs' gate house to be part of the way on a Camino de Santiago pilgrimage: 
Visit the Harbin gate in Google Street View here ~ http://tinyurl.com/p62rpcg ~ https://twitter.com/HarbinBook ~ where you can "walk" down the road '4 miles' to Middletown and 'amble' around the streets there, if inclined. And add some photos or videos if you have them - re a new social science method I'm developing - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/search/label/ethno-wiki-virtual-world-graphy - think ethnography as interpretive social science practices, wiki (think fast adding / curating of Wikipedia) and co-building of a virtual world (like in Sansar / Second Life /Open Simulator with avatar bots) but not cartoon-esque, rather realistically.

And for example, 
If you visit Google Streetview here ~ http://tinyurl.com/p62rpcg ~ you can see the Time Slider function for 2007 and 2012, for example. And while I took this photo of the Harbin Hot Springs' gate house in 2001 - https://www.google.com/maps/place/Harbin+Hot+Springs/@38.7860806,-122.6518315,3a,91.6y,90t/data=!3m8!1e2!3m6!1sAF1QipOR33JEA3qzAchuAOEFPss-U_w6cXPc-OsiNgSE!2e10!3e12!6shttps:%2F%2Flh5.googleusercontent.com%2Fp%2FAF1QipOR33JEA3qzAchuAOEFPss-U_w6cXPc-OsiNgSE%3Dw203-h153-k-no!7i576!8i436!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xde57c3ab0ecaa2c9!8m2!3d38.7860806!4d-122.6518315 - I may have added it to Street View at this 'georeferenced' or "place" link ~ http://tinyurl.com/p62rpcg ~ around 2009. The 'provenance' of when I added my photo should be recorded in Google Streetview/Earth too. 

Then if you go to this 3D representation of the Harbin gate house, before "walking" down the road 4 "miles" to nearby Middletown CA, - https://www.google.com/maps/place/Harbin+Hot+Springs/@38.7859475,-122.6518096,3a,75y,3.07h,90t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sZvCvdrcS5wPenGS_nB4JtA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xde57c3ab0ecaa2c9!8m2!3d38.7860806!4d-122.6518315 - you can see some of the building blocks, and IT structure, for one approach to 3D with smartphones.

With regard to machine learning and smartphones, Google's TensorFlow - https://twitter.com/TensorFlow - "TensorFlow is a fast, flexible, and scalable open-source machine learning library for research and production" - tensorflow.org - is still fairly young machine learning software (and https://twitter.com/TFBestPractices ), but such machine learning as TensorFlow will also inform 3D re-constructions of the ~200+ Camino de Santiago pilgrimages (above), but also inform the generation of further Camino de Santiago pilgrimages experienceable in smartphones in digital masks again as well. (See too the 2nd half of this blog post - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/marram-grass-california.html). 

Mobility will become part of these smartphone pilgrimages, from home too, I think - for the health benefits - but also potentially even on incline machines or x-country ski machines or treadmill walkers ... thus informing new ways and changing ways of doing the Camino de Santiago pilgrimages, now virtually.  

With regard to 'pilgrimages' / traveling to Harbin Hot Springs (aka Heart Consciousness Church/HCC / New Age Church of Being/NACOB) and soaking in the Harbin warm pool (its 'sanctuary'), am interested in studying this in smartphone-digital-masks as well, such that with the mobility of an inclined-walking-machine and a bathtub, one could do such a Harbin trip in new ways, and studying smartphone tourism anthropologically, in new and changing ways as well. See too - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/search/label/virtual%20Harbin .  

This study of change and use of smartphones is part of my Actual-Virtual, Physical-Digital Harbin Hot Springs' project / realistic virtual earth project (as well as this new social science method I'm developed and calling 'ethno-wiki-virtual-world-graphy' - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/search/label/ethno-wiki-virtual-world-graphy), and I hope anthropologists studying smart phone developments - ie re Nancy Frey's Camino de Santiago tourism project - will be able to engage such questions of smartphone use and social change in very new ways theoretically as well.

Nancy, how might we best generate the Camino de Santiago pilgrimages / tours with smartphones anew re the above - and even as new forms of organized group tours? Am interested too anthropologically in the differences between, for example, a pilgrimage in 2008 and 2014 re smartphone use (re ethno-wiki-virtual-world-graphy), and how we might apply what we learn about smartphone use to create digital and physical pilgrimages of the Camino de Santiago in 2023 and 2028. (And how could we even add all the photos in Nancy Frey's 2017 AGM Google Youtube video talk above and animate them - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/porcupine-needlegrass-sunheart-scott.html - to bring them alive, interactive and conversational in smartphones and in any year we'd like to travel the Camino de Santiago again from home, or even travel on the physical Camino de Santiago with our smartphones in a digital mask in Augmented Reality)?

Best, Scott
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Stanford Conference on Mapping the Global Imaginary 1500-1900 Feb 14-15, 2019


Hi Chet,

No, I haven't yet. In the past 2 weeks or so, I've also found some important emails in my spam folder, curiously. I stopped by to try to talk with David Rumsey at the beginning of the afternoon session on Friday, but he was on the phone, so not yet. I wonder with regards to the Urbano Monte map's circularity and its interactivity, about how it might look in Google Streetview in 1587 with TIME SLIDER (simply as a digital image, such as those which you showed, or even contextualized in what we know of about the workshop it might have been made in). From here, I'd think one could add a source image, e.g then time slide 'back' to 1590, to view that map/manuscript, and also, having added "a letter from the barrister Richard Hakluyt to Ortelius, written c 1567-68," concurrently time slide back to 1568. In a SINGLE realistic virtual earth for VR for everything (and re ethno-wiki-virtual-world-graphy), other scholars would be adding all kinds of sources and documents (with machine learning in the Google Maps' Streetview ecosystem - re the David Rumsey Maps' Center too), including reconstructions of workshops and other Italian buildings and architecture where these maps were made, and manuscripts written, and begin thus to understand such linkages and where things come from in new ways with an abundance of aggregating scholarly resources (and with regard to WUaS's plans to facilitate adding ALL libraries and ALL museums in all 7,097 living languages, ever, to such a, conceptually, Google ecosystem for VR). I think the Stanford University David Rumsey Maps' Center could be in the epicenter of such developments. What might be the best way to talk with David Rumsey about this? Thank you.

Best wishes, Scott

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Chet, 

World Univ & Sch is also in Wikidata/Wikibase as structured knowledge database in (Wikipedia's) 300 languages as a "back end" which will connect with our "front end" eg https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Art_History and https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Modeling (accessible from https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Subjects eventually in 300 languages, then in some of 7,097 living languages, - and more languages from the past) with much relevance for tracking where things come from - and which could be useful for you. 

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Porcupine needlegrass: Sunheart & Scott (@SUNHEART10 & @sgkmacleod) Harbin Hot Springs, Blue Room Cafe in Storefront Lodge, in 2011 around Valentine's Day https://photos.app.goo.gl/n8iGrLVrAZb79LPk6 … Sunheart is central to "Naked Harbin Ethnography" @HarbinBook How best to add pix to #RealisticVirtualHarbin to bring alive?, The yoga in one of these Harbin photos isn't Angela & Victor's yoga :), With regard to "Stanford Conf on Mapping Global Imaginary 1500-1900 Feb 14-15 '19" part of question re is how best to animate photos into avatar bots for interactivity #RealisticVirtualEarth #RealisticVirtualEarthForArt #RealisticVirtualEarthForHistory? * * * MacLeods - does this hashtag #holdfastmacleod work re #holdfast & #ClanMacLeod? (@scottmacleod @sgkmacleod) 'MacLeod Society Worldwide" wiki subject to come https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Subjects @WorldUnivAndSch ~ I think the idea here is to do Yoga positions, - but safely.



Sunheart & Scott ( & ) Harbin Hot Springs, Blue Room Cafe in Storefront Lodge, in 2011 around Valentine's Day Sunheart is central to "Naked Harbin Ethnography" How best to add pix to to bring alive?

Sunheart & Scott (@SUNHEART10
& @sgkmacleod) Harbin Hot Springs, Blue Room Cafe in Storefront Lodge, in 2011 around Valentine's Day https://photos.app.goo.gl/n8iGrLVrAZb79LPk6 … Sunheart is central to "Naked Harbin Ethnography" @HarbinBook How best to add pix to #RealisticVirtualHarbin to bring alive?

https://twitter.com/scottmacleod/status/1097192750292692992


Here: ~ http://tinyurl.com/p62rpcg ~ https://twitter.com/HarbinBook ~ http://bit.ly/HarbinBook  ~ and via ethno-wiki-virtual-world-graphy
http://tinyurl.com/p62rpcg ~ https://twitter.com/HarbinBook ~ http://bit.ly/HarbinBook  ~

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The yoga in one of these Harbin photos isn't Angela & Victor's yoga :)

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Sunheart & Scott (@SUNHEART10
& @scottmacleod) Harbin Hot Springs in 2011 around Valentine's Day outside Blue Room Cafe in Storefront Lodge https://photos.app.goo.gl/n8iGrLVrAZb79LPk6 … Sunheart is central to "Naked Harbin Ethnography" book ~ How best to add to #RealisticVirtualHarbin to bring alive?

https://twitter.com/HarbinBook/status/1097187931058368513

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With regard to this "Stanford Conference on Mapping the Global Imaginary 1500-1900 Feb 14-15 2019" ... part of the question above is how to animate photos into avatar bots for interactivity and conversation in a #RealisticVirtualEarth #RealisticVirtualEarthForArt  #RealisticVirtualEarthForHistory conceptually within the Google ecosystem, since the above photos were taken on an Android smartphone and are in Google Photos (Thinking Google Streetview with animating, human realistic virtual avatar bots) and re  - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/marram-grass-california.html - 

Marram grass: California #universalbasicincome EXPERIMENT begins - connecting Stockton w/ state legally: "Will ‘basic income’ become the California norm? Stockton starts $500 no-strings payments," UBI EXPERIMENT in California #universalbasicincome begins connecting Sacramento w Stockton legally & w/ A.I. - via TensorFlow?, O boy! Global state-sponsored re-distribution of wealth in name of poverty action has begun:) * * * Stanford Conference on Mapping the Global Imaginary 1500-1900 Feb 14-15, 2019, Ewa, do you mean add 30 (thirty) pre-copyright prints to tackle 3D reconstruction of them to Google Earth by Utagawa Hiroshige made in his 'workshops' in 1834 and then 2 more from 1851 if he made paintings then in a different workshop, and then add them again to Google Earth when they made their ways to new museums in Tokyo (far from Kyoto) hypothetically in the 1950s?, If you visit the Harbin gate in Google Streetview here ~ http://tinyurl.com/p62rpcg ~ you can see the Time Slider function for 2007 and 2012, for example. And while I took this photo of the Harbin Hot Springs' gate house in 2001

https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/marram-grass-california.html -


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With regard to "Stanford Conf on Mapping Global Imaginary 1500-1900 Feb 14-15 '19" part of question re https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/marram-grass-california.html is how best to animate photos into avatar bots for interactivity #RealisticVirtualEarth #RealisticVirtualEarthForArt #RealisticVirtualEarthForHistory?


https://twitter.com/WorldUnivAndSch/status/1097237399573213184



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MacLeods - does this hashtag #holdfastmacleod work re #holdfast & #ClanMacLeod?

https://twitter.com/MacLeodScotland/status/1097179281883648000 &

https://twitter.com/acmacleods/status/1097181034469343232 &

https://twitter.com/ClanMacLeodUSA/status/1019722132329246720  (@scottmacleod @sgkmacleod) 'MacLeod Society Worldwide" wiki subject to come https://wiki.worlduniversityandschool.org/wiki/Subjects @WorldUnivAndSch ~



https://twitter.com/sgkmacleod/status/1097209650020118529

https://twitter.com/TheOpenBand/status/1097209743506980864

https://twitter.com/scottmacleod/status/1097209565899190274



Hold Fast! It was a little cold and rainy, and I’m rather bedraggled in this photo, but the Scottish Christmas Walk was as fun as usual.



https://twitter.com/EKrempley/status/1068967928354213888


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We’re ready to meet! 🙌 🇦🇺🇨🇦🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🇫🇷🇩🇪🇳🇿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇿🇦🇨🇭🇺🇸


https://twitter.com/acmacleods/status/1096718145539198976


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And with regard to #RealisticVirtualHarbin @HarbinBook >https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/porcupine-needlegrass-sunheart-scott.html re "Stanford Mapping Global Imaginary" conf, how best to animate photos into avatar bots https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2019/02/marram-grass-california.html - #RealisticVirtualEarth #RealisticVirtualEarthForArt #RealisticVirtualEarthForHistory?

https://twitter.com/HarbinBook/status/1097245034049486848
https://twitter.com/WorldUnivAndSch/status/1097244707149598720
https://twitter.com/scottmacleod/status/1097245283996467201


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Hi Sid,

Here's the article I mentioned, which your mother might find beneficial. (Sorry she's in pain, but glad they were able to take two cruises recently as well). Please give your parents my warm greetings.

"The safe way to do yoga for back pain:
The popular mind-body practice can be one of the best ways to soothe
an aching low back, as long as you are careful"
- https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-safe-way-to-do-yoga-for-back-pain ...

I think the idea here is to do Yoga positions, - but safely. So I'd say a) doing Yoga asana, b) a class with a teacher, as well as finding c) a teacher who has been trained in teaching yoga positions have much merit in these regards.

I don't know of anything online in these regards yet, which might benefit your mother.

And the yoga teachers who come to my mind who could be helpful for your mother all live far away (Victor van Kooten in Lesvos, Greece, and Julie Gudmestad PT in Portland Oregon, a first Yoga teacher of mine at Reed College, who's also a Physical Therapist, and gentle and experienced).

Warm regards, Scott




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