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Futurist linguist, Heron Stone, and artificial life creator, Tom Barbalet, rap on a variety of topics. Regular discussions include futurism, the 1960s, Terence McKenna, politics, philosophy, linguistics, simulation, pianos, publishing and general degenerate humor.

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Stone Ape #109: Pleasantly Subscribed [January 23, 2015]

Heron picked up his artwork. Welcome Salon-ers! No Noble Ape gene unfortunately. Model Rail Radio 100 is extensively discussed. Tom wanders through a variety of topics hinging on what your body is worth, where privacy exists in this spectrum and if at all in the future. Tom attended a talk by Bruce Damer and David Deamer (link) They explore maliciousness versus unconsciousness. Tom is pleased to have shared his library with a listener. Filming the neighborhood still holds some interest to Tom. What about granularity is like joining the military?  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #108: Keep On Shovelin' [January 9, 2015]

Heron is in love with a font [Editorial Note: This is the shortest version of this topic so I have decided to leave it in.] Listener comments move Heron. They explore Thomas' question about minimizing survival time and Mike King's idea about surviving in the future. Tom's birthday present for Heron arrived and provides insights in Australian bath toys of the 1980s. Tom has been keeping Joe the Drummer's correspondence purely for shock value and there's some critical commentary on why Russell Brand and Wikileaks are too 'old narrative' for Tom and Heron. They return to a cliche of Heron and Tom. Tom explores if there is an interested in Noble Ape gene. Optimizing community positivity is the trick. Imagine no language monkeys, it's easy if you try. Tom gets political. Capitalism should be Apple versus the medical establishment. What will the world look like in forty years? Tom gives a brief interlude into his drug of choice - it's spicy. Everyone seems to have forgotten the 1970s in terms of terrorism in Europe. Heron has demanded live video for Model Rail Radio Show 100. Heron has watched Gremlins and his review might surprise you. Maybe. They conclude with a rambling film review session.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #107: Treehouse Blueprint [January 2, 2015]

Tom wishes Heron a Happy Birthday. The listeners have voted and Heron should watch Gremlins. Tom comprehends adoption. How do you deal with angry people? Russell Brand needs to find new insightful political allies. Constraints are tightening, how can we get information out? Tom recommends Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming by Stephen LaBerge and Howard Rheingold. They discuss new year's resolutions in the framing of low-light. What are the givens of cities? Tom raises tree-houses for living and ponders Amazon.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #106: They Ran Out of Salsa [December 26, 2014]

Heron is taking his job seriously. They talk about a loss of interest in movies. Heron returns to the alone and quiet. They expand into some broader discussion of Tom's exploration of the dream state. Tom outlines some lessons learnt and has lost faith in science fiction. They discuss a gift that never was and awareness. Heron needs to use Google Maps to get lost a little easier. Tom decompresses his vinyl. They wander into film reviews and talk about happenstance. Tom asks about Heron ongoing two-day-a-week saga. Just when you think the show is over they explore cussing.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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