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A Wearable Device for Meditators

04/19/2014

I’ve been exploring wearable fitness trackers recently, and, in addition to the three devices I reviewed, I got a Nike+ Fuelband this week. With yesterday’s news that Nike is probably exiting the wearables market, most likely because Apple will be releasing an iWatch, the thought crossed my mind that there is a market for a […]

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Book Review: Where the Heart Beats; John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists

03/06/2014

John Cage was arguably one of the most fascinating and enigmatic composers of experimental music of the 20th century. In this book, Where the Heart Beats; John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists (Amazon.com, Amazon UK), Kay Larson, art critic and Zen Buddhist, looks at Cage’s life and the relationship between his […]