Weaving your way through a crowded party, you spot an old friend. Despite the surrounding chatter you have no trouble filtering out the other voices to focus on her words alone. How the brain performs this trick, dubbed the “cocktail party effect” has been identified for the first time. The discovery could help generate voice recognition systems that pick out one voice among many.
“You’re going to discover that conversations are best at 4am. The heavier the eyelids, the sincerer the words. Those are the talks you’ll remember. It’s ok not to know the answer and silence is not awkward. It’s shared, so share it more often than not.”—Jeff Stuckel (via soulhunting)
“Let us begin our activism right here: with the money-driven villainy at the heart of American foreign policy. To do this would be to give up the illusion that the sentimental need to “make a difference” trumps all other considerations.”—
It’s Wednesday and that means we’re back for another session at CHLY. 10pm PST. We’ll have something by The Roots, new stuff from Katy B, Cadence Weapon and tonnes of awesome vinyl we’ve scored over the past couple of weeks! Jay Biz will have tickets to Masta Ace. Looks like we’ll be sittin’ on chrome. 101.7fm or www.chly.ca