Author: Lad

Another Place

It may seem strange to some readers to find an article touching on metaphysics in a magazine on guitar making; it will also seem perfectly appropriate to others that such a topic be included.

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Nature Beauty

The metaphysics of the guitar has to do with “that extra something” that’s intangible and possibly even indefinable. Some guitars have it. Some don’t. It is variously called “the magic,” “the soul,” “the allure,” and so on, even though these terms can be elastic and elusive. None of this is exactly news to anyone who […]

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Sky and Earth

If we trace a path that starts with Gutenberg’s use of moveable type to Malcom McLean’s invention of the shipping container, we start to recognize a very interesting pattern: Each new layer of abstraction and standardization creates value out of the resulting increases in scale and efficiency. Today’s digital innovators can trace a similar historical […]

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The Future

Human faces are very powerful. User Experience designer Aarron Walter describes in his book Designing for Emotion why we appreciate human faces so much. He explains that we are constantly exploring the world around us by looking for something familiar. Familiarity gives us a feeling of comfort and reassurance. When we see a face, we […]

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Photo Editing

Jelly-o cake chocolate bar marzipan. Jelly tootsie roll liquorice pastry brownie donut. Chocolate cake soufflé chocolate tiramisu cake candy cake sesame snaps. Sweet roll danish chocolate bar chupa chups tiramisu lemon drops. Topping lollipop jelly danish chocolate cake cookie bear claw pie chupa chups. Icing jujubes soufflé topping chupa chups chocolate pastry sugar plum danish. […]

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Made by Originals

Human faces are very powerful. User Experience designer Aarron Walter describes in his book Designing for Emotion why we appreciate human faces so much. He explains that we are constantly exploring the world around us by looking for something familiar. Familiarity gives us a feeling of comfort and reassurance. When we see a face, we […]

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Photo Editing

Jelly-o cake chocolate bar marzipan. Jelly tootsie roll liquorice pastry brownie donut. Chocolate cake soufflé chocolate tiramisu cake candy cake sesame snaps. Sweet roll danish chocolate bar chupa chups tiramisu lemon drops. Topping lollipop jelly danish chocolate cake cookie bear claw pie chupa chups. Icing jujubes soufflé topping chupa chups chocolate pastry sugar plum danish. […]

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Triumph at this discovery

If we trace a path that starts with Gutenberg’s use of moveable type to Malcom McLean’s invention of the shipping container, we start to recognize a very interesting pattern: Each new layer of abstraction and standardization creates value out of the resulting increases in scale and efficiency. Today’s digital innovators can trace a similar historical […]

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Verne has an original mind

Cupcake pudding pastry. Jelly pie tiramisu. Biscuit muffin powder. Dessert cake icing chocolate. Danish brownie gummies oat cake tootsie roll oat cake sweet roll tiramisu sweet roll. Marzipan brownie brownie. Chupa chups sesame snaps halvah pie lollipop croissant. Carrot cake bear claw tootsie roll tiramisu. Candy canes danish dragée gummies chocolate cake bonbon. Danish tootsie […]

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Block Quote Example

Meantime Giorgio, with tranquil movements, had been unfastening the door; the flood of light fell on Signora Teresa, with her two girls gathered to her side, a picturesque woman in a pose of maternal exaltation. Behind her the wall was dazzlingly white, and the crude colours of the Garibaldi lithograph paled in the sunshine. Old […]

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