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Euler’s Number and the price of fish

A short listening exercise for you:  This morning, I turned two streams of data into music. One of these ditties expresses the first 48 digits of the transcendental number e through the medium of handbells. The other ‘plays’ the metric tonnes of salmon sold, day by day, in the second quarter of 2010 on the London Stock Exchange. TUNE 1 TUNE 2 Any idea which is which? »

Spacedog calling

It’s lovely to be invited to contribute to this new blog. I have no idea what you’ll make of my scribbles but I’m very happy to give it a go. I’ve been asked to start by writing a little about myself and my work: I’m a composer, roboticist and writer, known for my live act which combines Edison phonographs, theremins, animated vent dolls and other curious machines. I perform unde... »