Monthly Archives: March 2002

Learning Dutch? The “IJ” disaster…

Want to learn (the) Dutch? Look what Steven Pemberton, back in 1993, had to say on the “IJ disaster” and the “-isch stupidity” and many more. Want to know about the history of the Dutch language? See´╗┐ an overview originally … Continue reading

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Blogger blogging issues

TEST: Still problems with “view web page” and “recent blog” links in Blogger. Publishing is also not yet into the correct map.

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Composer bio’s

While googling for biographical information on composers in my Tagore page, I wondered why dead composers have a date of birth and living composers don’t, according to their bio’s. Or, put it different, why is it so difficult to obtain … Continue reading

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100 composers setting Tagore

Well, another (midnight) update on Tagore. I have now identified a total of 100 composers for which Tagore was an inspiration. There must be many more, I guess at least double, and the Bengali composers still to be explored…

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Antennas or Gorillas?

Antennas of cellphones will become very small soon, as reported by the NY Times (reg. req.). I hope they will be fabricated with other stuff then the present ones. Arthur C. Clarke, SF writer, and Leonardo di Caprio, patrons of … Continue reading

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Joking Jake

I accidently did find this site useitorlooseit with useabili-teas on Jakob Nielsen (my hero, and I mean that) (post script March 2011: Jakob’s site is still live as it was in 2002. No matter the jokes, Jakob is right in … Continue reading

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Tagore update

And again another update on my Tagore page (continuing story)

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Polishing Tagore pages

Did an update on the Tagore list. Still needs a lot to fill in. Have to check if there are maybe more off-line references. And I polished it (and not for the last time) trying to explain more clearly the … Continue reading

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Googling for Tagore settings

These last few days I googled around to assemble a list of composers who are using Tagore’s texts. Needs a lot more googling. There seem to be a lot more than I could imagine.

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Suzy and Jack

Compare these: the april 2001 bulletin of the Harvard Business School has a Q&A with Suzy Wetlaufer. She seems a nice person to me, both from text and photo. But then, The Wall Street Journal of 5 March 2002 (is … Continue reading

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