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    Sticky: November is all that matters.

    November is all that matters.
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    Sticky: I hate to tell you guys, but this is what happens...

    I hate to tell you guys, but this is what happens now all the time anyway. Where do you think most AIDS drugs are tested first? There is a huge debate about this in the bioethics world- that the...
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    Sticky: They've done phone contact tracing of cellphones...

    They've done phone contact tracing of cellphones of beach goers at Ft. Lauderdale during spring break, tracing their phones back to where they went after they left and correlating it to case of...
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    Sticky: The actual working from home part is the easy...

    The actual working from home part is the easy part. And given how hard it is, think of the hard parts- consider things like financial aid requirements: international students have to be on campus for...
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    Sticky: I am an administrator at a university. We have...

    I am an administrator at a university. We have had to shift totally online. All I do is sit in front of a computer all day long. I am so tired of this...
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    Sticky: We still have governors who will not call for...

    We still have governors who will not call for lock down- here in TX, Abbot will not do it. Look at FL, where they only did yesterday- and they traced cell phone users to see how much they spread...
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    Sticky: Thre is so much I could say here, but probably...

    Thre is so much I could say here, but probably should not. Let's just say we have a perfect storm of incompetence and cognitive blindness that has contributed to where we are right now. Jesus, Fauci...
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    Sticky: Ellis Marsalis has died from complications of...

    Ellis Marsalis has died from complications of coronavrius. Sad day.
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    Sticky: Man, working in higher ed is a nightmare. Shift...

    Man, working in higher ed is a nightmare. Shift to online is easy- but then there are all the rules for financial aid, etc. VA and international students have to have time on campus to get their...
  10. I lvoe that Kagel!

    I lvoe that Kagel!
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    Sticky: High sensitivity, low specificity?

    High sensitivity, low specificity?
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    Sticky: I posted Ionnidas paper earlier in the thread. I...

    I posted Ionnidas paper earlier in the thread. I respect him, but while he is correct here, he is also not correct- the fact that we lack facts does not mean we do not have good ideas about what to...
  13. Ussachevsky and Dockstader are really the true...

    Ussachevsky and Dockstader are really the true pioneers. Mimoraglu and Subotnick followed shortly after. I remember getting those Nonesuch Records way way back when I was young. And then making my...
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    Sticky: https://twitter.com/i/status/1243402906469949440...

    https://twitter.com/i/status/1243402906469949440

    This video clip shows what happens when all the spring breakers at one beach go home. It is terrifying...
  15. Thread: Magma news

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    Anyone got a copy to share since I cannot access...

    Anyone got a copy to share since I cannot access the site?
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    Sticky: The vaccine problem does bother me. The failure...

    The vaccine problem does bother me. The failure of parents to get their kids vaccinated puts. my granddaughter at risk- no herd immunity means that she is less able to go out and be with other...
  17. I forgot to mention, my wife really likes Glass...

    I forgot to mention, my wife really likes Glass Hammer. (I do, too). Hear that, Fred? :-)
  18. My wife, who is here with me, loves Arcade Fire,...

    My wife, who is here with me, loves Arcade Fire, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Alabama Shakes and some Mavis Staples, among others- I knew we would get married when I found out she loved the Incredible...
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    Sticky: Dallas now has shelter in place in effect at...

    Dallas now has shelter in place in effect at midnight tonight. My wife ran to the store and to the library (which is open to deliver books at a window, not for in-person stuff). We are good now with...
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    It's come to this. 3 years ago I moved from Iowa...

    It's come to this. 3 years ago I moved from Iowa to Texas, sold my record collection (2000 LPs) and boxed my CDs (3000+). And then just stuck them out on the shelves in no order. Today, I am...
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    Sticky: We did the same- have lots of staples, TP, and...

    We did the same- have lots of staples, TP, and snacks and would be fine for about 2 weeks.



    In Chicago area, there is now a 5pm curfew and if you are out after you can get ticketed.

    Right...
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    Today I have shifted from Jarrett to the blues-...

    Today I have shifted from Jarrett to the blues- and I have been playing "Fathers and Sons" over and over- the classic with Muddy Waters and Paul Butterfield, Mike Bloomfield, Duck Dunn and Buddy...
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    Sticky: It is panic buying. Here in TX, HEB has a solid...

    It is panic buying. Here in TX, HEB has a solid and strong logistics supply-chain system, so our HEB and Central Markets are pretty much fully stocked. OTOH, Whole Foods is pretty badly picked over,...
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    Pretty cool you did this- thanks!

    Pretty cool you did this- thanks!
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    Sticky: This virus is similar to SARS, and was likely...

    This virus is similar to SARS, and was likely emergent from a bat vector through the animal markets in China, potentially involving the rare pangolin. DNA typing has shown significant similarity to...
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    Sticky: yesstiles- if you continue to watch the video out...

    yesstiles- if you continue to watch the video out to the 1600 (toward the end), he does it again, winning the 1600 in 4.08. 2 weeks later he ran 4.00.39 for the mile, at the time 5th fastest HS mile...
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    Sticky: Big Bear? Ryan Hall! Class guy, and he and Sarah...

    Big Bear? Ryan Hall! Class guy, and he and Sarah live in Flagstaff, where my sister-in-law is head of the downtown business district. My kids ran for Joe Newton- the man, the legend, and a friend...
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    Sticky: Here in Texas, there has been an outcry over many...

    Here in Texas, there has been an outcry over many of the megachurches refusing to cancel their services- because, well, God, y'know, will protect...
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    Mostly been playing a lot of Keith Jarrett, some...

    Mostly been playing a lot of Keith Jarrett, some Tangerine Dream and a ton of classical music, mainly Beethoven.
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    Sticky: My son is as well. He lives and breathes XC...

    My son is as well. He lives and breathes XC (Hinsdale Central HS in suburban Chicago)- and this is hurting him- he normally runs 3500 miles per year, but of course not now and not during the time his...
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    Sticky: My kids are distance runners. I mention this...

    My kids are distance runners. I mention this because I often- or used to- go to letsrun.com, a large distance running board. But it has become toxic, as PE never has. Here is a link- you can see...
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    Sticky: Let me once again quote Ionnidas: "The data...

    Let me once again quote Ionnidas:

    "The data collected so far on how many people are infected and how the epidemic is evolving are utterly unreliable. Given the limited testing to date, some deaths...
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    Sticky: Mysterious Traveler- that was the first time my...

    Mysterious Traveler- that was the first time my daughter-in-law has ever mentioned what happened in those final moments. We had just left the room moments before, after singing Twinkle Twinkle to...
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    Sticky: I would like this to stay open. We are coping as...

    I would like this to stay open. We are coping as best we can and there is a lot of emotion around this issue. I am terrified and one way to control my fear is to gain knowledge and to read good and...
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    Sticky: What could you possibly question?

    What could you possibly question?
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    Sticky: I refer specifically to the United States. Lack...

    I refer specifically to the United States. Lack of testing has provided little information as to virus spread and impact. We do not know its incidence at present, which is calculated simply as number...
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    Sticky: This is categorically untrue. I am a medical...

    This is categorically untrue. I am a medical journal editor and have been for 30 years. I wrote a paper about peer review. In the journal I currently edit, it takes 2 weeks- and with crisis in place,...
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    Sticky: Meaningless- without appropriate testing the...

    Meaningless- without appropriate testing the government does not know the number of cases and cannot calculate its growth.
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    Sticky: Post Script: After I finished writing this...

    Post Script: After I finished writing this yesterday, I went for a run. I came home to learn that one of the first confirmed cases of coronavirus in our county is at a nursing home less than a mile...
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    Sticky: Perkins' paper is published solely on a pre-print...

    Perkins' paper is published solely on a pre-print server. Therefore, it has not yet undergone peer review and it may change significantly once it does; in fact, it may never be published at all. Only...
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    Sticky: My brother owns 2 army-navy surplus stores and...

    My brother owns 2 army-navy surplus stores and actually has some in stock, no joke. He sold out of all of the following: MREs, ammo canisters, water, water jugs, face masks, etc. As he joked with me,...
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    Sticky: Zeuhlmate- some interpretation with that article....

    Zeuhlmate- some interpretation with that article. It makes it seem as though the death rate is immensely high- but the reason people are in the hospital in the first place is that they are very sick....
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    I bought this half a century ago and still have...

    I bought this half a century ago and still have it. Nonesuch records, natch.
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    3 Magma. Win!

    3 Magma. Win!
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    Charlres Wuorinen RIP

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/charles-wuorinen-pulitzer-winning-modernist-composer-dies-at-81/2020/03/13/26170eb4-64d7-11ea-acca-80c22bbee96f_story.html
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    Kohntarkosz, to begin because it is epic beyond...

    Kohntarkosz, to begin because it is epic beyond belief!
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    Sticky: Spain has now restricted the entire populace to...

    Spain has now restricted the entire populace to home, save to shop for food or obtain medical care. Everyone.
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    Sticky: I do not usually swear on message boards, butt...

    I do not usually swear on message boards, butt his is the kind of utter fucking stupidity we have to deal with now:
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    Sticky: Topcat- you have it right. Thanks.

    Topcat- you have it right. Thanks.
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    Sticky: At present, it is not yet confirmed that this is...

    At present, it is not yet confirmed that this is the case, based on a small number of individuals who had Covid-19 and then became ill a second time. And were found to be shedding virus. It is...
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    Sticky: On Oct 19 of 2018 I lost a 13-month old...

    On Oct 19 of 2018 I lost a 13-month old granddaughter. She was one of a set of identical twins born 3 mos early and she died from a respiratory infection. Today, I have a 2 1/2 yo granddaughter, the...
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    Thanks, Herve. I had completely forgotten that...

    Thanks, Herve. I had completely forgotten that the Covid-19 threat would affect even music concerts, so this will hurt. Here in Texas, even SXSW was cancelled and I know this has really hurt...
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    Sounds to me, Calyx, as though they are still...

    Sounds to me, Calyx, as though they are still trying to get comfortable with the music. I am not hearing a lot bass notes, meaning Top has not yet grasped some of the subtleties that Bubu had- no...
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    It is still Rudy Blas on guitar, and Jimmy Top...

    It is still Rudy Blas on guitar, and Jimmy Top (Jannick's son) on bass.
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    The latest Iteration of Magma

    Enjoy! From 3 days ago.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SS08Ga4TWMU
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    The Fool

    The Fool
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    This loss has hit with Huge force. Coltrane and...

    This loss has hit with Huge force. Coltrane and Tyner were so fundamental to my growth as a person, to my understanding of music, that I cannot fathom this. I never knew of Coltrane until after he...
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    Not prog but a great artist: Mati Klarwein ...

    Not prog but a great artist: Mati Klarwein

    http://www.matiklarweinart.com/artworkgallery.php
  59. Thread: Magma news

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    Sylvie Fisichella: ...

    Sylvie Fisichella:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOMcEd4Xo5k

    Sandrine DeStafanis and Laura Guarrato:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1HXl-qJ-KE
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    https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/04/entertainment/genes...

    https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/04/entertainment/genesis-reunion-intl-scli-gbr/index.html
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