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Category:
Mac and PC Apps
Created:
01/22/17
Modified:
01/23/17
Words:
304

Synthcore 2 is one of the most powerful analog emulation synthesizers ever made, based on features from the OSCAR and Waldorf Q (both of which, as you may know, were discontinued because they were too expensive to build in hardware). The monophonic version is available for free download in Windows 32/64, Mac OS X, and open-source Cycling'74 Max 7 code.

Synthcore 2 Panel
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Category:
Cycling'74 patches
Created:
12/14/16
Modified:
12/18/16
Words:
4480

A simple monophonic patch demonstrating the Yofiel synthesizer core. The single gen~ object's CPU utilization is extremely low, even though no sacrifices were made for quality. It is typically 0.6% on a 4GHz Windows machine, and built-in dynamic CPU throttling drops usage to near zero when not outputting audio.

The following video demonstrates some of the synthcore sounds.

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More: Yofiel SynthCore for Max/Msp
Category:
Guns
Created:
08/17/16
Modified:
09/19/16
Words:
3588

In efforts to increase sales in the last year, NRA has started using the hate-rhetoric techniques developed by Hitler which, in accordance with research on cognitive dissonance, has caused rapid increases in pro-violent peer pressure appearing on social media, inclining and inciting to terrorism. A study of 400 Tea Party members found half of them already ready to shoot children merely for stealing apples off an apple tree in the back yard. Intense social pressure to support killing and violence creates a ripe picking ground for those seeking to recruit or persuade malcontents to terrorism.

How Much is the NRA Really Responsible for these Deaths?

More: Initial Thoughts on NRA's Propaganda
Category:
Natural Law, Rights, and the Social Contract
Created:
08/11/16
Modified:
08/11/16
Words:
15540

Tracing the three threads of development in ideas of natural law worldwide. In the West, it starts with the Stoic secularism of Cicero. Augustine's theocracy replaces it, spreading to the Middle East and back, via Averroes to Aquinas. Neoplatonism disappears, perhaps merging into the Christian church as divine awe for paternally guided afterlife. But no ideas of afterlife merge into the East or Far East. Instead Buddhist ideas spread Eastwards and transform, with their ultimate realization by Tsongkhapa; but in the Far East, later Han Lo eschews Buddhism, and Taoist ideas merge into Neoconfucianism.

Divergence of Divine and Natural Law

More: Divergence of Divine and Natural Law
Category:
Natural Law, Rights, and the Social Contract
Created:
08/07/16
Modified:
08/15/16
Words:
10239

Considering the significance of "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness" to all Americans, the social contract from which they are derived is the most important yet least understood topic in the United States. This article explains why Jefferson chose the particular words that he did for the Declaration of Independence:

Natural Rights and Constitutional Law in the USA's Social Contract
More: The Social Contract in the United States