Cámara: Nikon D7500
Lente: 11.0-16.0 mm f/2.8
Distancia focal: 14.0 mm
Exposición: 1/60; ƒ/6.3; ISO 800
Tirada a pulso, sin trípode.
Un magnífico post sobre la condición de primo (o no), del número 1
Since time immemorial, humans have asked: Why are we here? What is our purpose?
I assure you that I have a beautiful and exhaustive answer to that question, which this blog post is unfortunately too small to contain, so let us instead discuss a question almost as rich and immortal: Why doesn’t 1 count as a prime number?
(The key to success, my friends: attainable goals.)
First, the typical student’s answer:
The student points to the common definition, something along the lines of: “a prime number is divisible by precisely two numbers: 1 and itself.” Since 1 is not divisible by two numbers, it is not prime.
This answer amounts to “because I said so.” Or perhaps more sympathetically, “Because my teacher and/or textbook said so.” It is an answer all about deference to power. It is not a wrong explanation, so much as a failure of explanation. Yes, the…
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Un verdadero must del “connaisseur” Tyran Grillo. Recomendado para todos que gustan del Jazz con el toque ECM y de la música a secas.
On March 12, 2018, WKCR DJ Andrew Castillo and I presented the second in our four-part series, “ECM by the Decades,” focusing this time on the 1980s. The episode is now available to listen by clicking the PLAY button below. There were some microphone issues during my introductory remarks, so the volume is rather low in that portion alone. Scroll down for a full playlist, including links to my reviews of each album:
Hajo Weber/Ulrich Ingenbold
Winterreise (ECM 1235)
[INTRO @ 00:07:24]
(Please excuse the microphone issues here…)
Art Ensemble of Chicago
Full Force (ECM 1167)
“Old Time Southside Street Dance”
Little Movements (ECM 1186)
“‘No Trees?’ He Said”
Freigeweht (ECM 1187)
Dawn Dance (ECM 1198)
[BREAK @ 00:36:51]
Cycles (ECM 1219
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