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Irshad Khan, from a long tradition of Indian music masters, made his professional debut in London's Carnegie Hall at age 13.
On the surbahar, the "bass sitar:" [^]. This excerpt includes a section from the alap, from the johr section where the start of "rhythmicity" is introduced, and then goes to the jhalla section of the gat, the fastest, most dramatic section of the raag.
I'd give my eye-teeth to hear Irshad playing an extended alap first section where the artist meanders over the raag, exposing the wonders of its various ascending, descending, scales.
«There is a spectrum, from "clearly desirable behaviour," to "possibly dodgy behavior that still makes some sense," to "clearly undesirable behavior." We try to make the latter into warnings or, better, errors. But stuff that is in the middle category you don’t want to restrict unless there is a clear way to work around it.» Eric Lippert, May 14, 2008
A University of Pennsylvania professor's American Airlines flight was returned to its gate, and he was questioned by security agents, after another passenger reported his working on differential equations as a suspicious activity.
its beyond a joke ! I'd be arrested surely, for writing pseudo-code or writing sensor calibration calculations, as I often do when I travel, its great think time - simply because someone else 'did not have the capacity to understand my background/profession, so hey, its suspicious
Im now thinking of a recent discussion about 'average IQ' etc - ok, will those with an IQ < 100 please get off the plane !
I would probably end up in jail when I was working on my last program. Because in my notebook I have written exactly this: If other instances active, not critical - kill all children. If other instances active, critical - kill self.
The program was designed in the way that it should never have two instances open at the same time, as that could lead to data corruption or locking files.