Information Alchemy

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bongs, hydroponics and acoustic detonation - adventures in patent searching

December 28th, 2008

Links to different patents I'm talking about in this podcast:

  1. Spill Proof Bong
  2. Hydroponics
  3. Autonomous Acoustic Detonation Device



Towards a New Vision of Cemeteries and Sepulchral Monuments

December 17th, 2008

The first episode of a weekly podcast exploring odd angles and strange corners of the world of information.

Music credit: Paul Eno's "A Rag-Time Episode" performed by banjoist Fred Van Eps in this recording from January 31, 1911.  Thanks, Internet Archive!


Episode 1

November 6th, 2008

"The Town Witch," by Madison Cawein.