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The Austin 100: A SXSW 2017 Preview Mix Tkay Maidza is performing at this year's South By Southwest music festival. Cassandra Hannagan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Cassandra Hannagan/Getty Images Tkay Maidza is performing at this year's South By Southwest music festival. Every year, the SXSW Music Festival serves a daunting, days-long feast of sounds from around the world. Picked from a playlist that spanned more than a hundred hours, these 100 songs represent a broad and exciting cross-section of SXSW's many highlights. As in previous years, The Austin 100 is just the beginning of NPR Music's SXSW 2017 coverage, so keep coming back to for full concerts, photos, videos, commentary and, of course, many more recommendations to come. The Austin 100 Playlist Aaron Lee Tasjan, "Little Movies" [MP3] Nashville, Tennessee Tasjan's spacey, genre-obliterating Americana positively sparkles. Adam Torres, "I Came To Sing The Song" [MP3] Austin, Texas Agnes Obel, "Familiar" [MP3] Copenhagen, Denmark Lyttelton, New Zealand

El archivo de Steve Jobs: 250 vídeos ordenados biográficamente Gracias a la época en la que vivimos, podemos acceder a una cantidad masiva de material audiovisual sobre Steve Jobs. Pero esto es tan verdad como que el buscar en canales generalistas como YouTube y Vimeo es algo tedioso y hay que ser muy específico para encontrar material de valor, como por ejemplo intervenciones en keynotes, entrevistas, etc. Hoy nos hemos encontrado con el comienzo de un proyecto muy interesante como el que está llevando a cabo Art Matsak, que inspirado por la lectura biográfica de Walter Isaacson sobre Steve Jobs ha comenzado a confeccionar una lista de los vídeos más relevantes que describen las diversas situaciones que se narran en el libro. Este proyecto ha sido bautizado como el archivo de Steve Jobs. El bueno de Art, entusiasmado con la lectura del libro se puso a investigar el contenido disponible en YouTube y otras fuentes. Hay muchísimos vídeos en el archivo, sobre 250 en total.

Tantric “Sluts” or Living Goddesses: Why it Matters With recent media revelations about ritual sex, nude yoga and “yogasms” – sex has become a hot topic in the yoga world. Well, in honour of Women’s History Month, I’m joining the fray. Because let’s face it, nothing is more juicy or salacious than the forgotten high priestesses of sex, the “debauched” yoginis of Tantra. While much conventional scholarship has designated these women as low-caste “sluts” exploited for ritual purposes, religious scholar Miranda Shaw has unearthed a very different history. Her book Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism claims these women were no mere ‘consorts’ but powerful gurus once held “in awe, reverence and obeisance”. Her book is a biographic treasure trove of Tantric women teachers spanning the Pala Period of India (8th -13th centuries). Female Tantrics were called by many names, Dakinis (woman who flies) Vidyadharim (knowledge-holder) Vira (heroine) but the most common term was Yogini (keeper of the occult secrets). Like this:

All Rise | Everloving Records Streaming + Download Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. $9.99 USD credits released January 25, 2005 license all rights reserved 15 Amazing Animated Short films We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine? Few films produced after working hard more than 6 years! I bet you will love these short animated movies, do let us know your favorite one, also feel free to share your favorite short film if it’s not present in the list. Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty Oscar-nominated film of ‘Granny O’Grimm’, directed by Nicky Phelan, produced by Brown Bag Films, and written/voiced by Kathleen O’Rourke. Oktapodi (2007) In Oktapodi, these two cuties help each other escape the clutches of a tyrannical restaurant cook. This Side Up – A Short Animation by Liron Topaz A naive music-lover’s patience is tested on his quest to download music online, as his perspective on technology completely changes. Oxygen Oxygen tries to make friends on the playground. “Heavenly Appeals” a short film by David Lisbe After many millennia of being tortured in Hell, Raymond K. Alma

The Conversation: In-depth analysis, research, news and ideas from leading academics and researchers. How data is transforming the music industry Fifteen years ago, Steve Jobs introduced the iPod. Since then, most music fans have understood this has radically changed how they listen to music. Less understood are the ways that raw information – accumulated via downloads, apps and online searches – is influencing not only what songs are marketed and sold, but which songs become hits. Decisions about how to market and sell music, to some extent, still hinge upon subjective assumptions about what sounds good to an executive, or which artists might be easier to market. Big data is a term that reflects the amount of information people generate – and it’s a lot. Unsurprisingly, harnessing this data has shaped the music industry in radical new ways. When it was all about the charts In the 20th century, decisions about how to market and sell music were based upon assumptions about who would buy it or how they would hear it. At times, purely subjective assumptions would guide major decisions. Record charts are constantly evolving.

La evolución podría explicar los diferentes comportamientos sexuales del hombres y la mujer - Yahoo! Noticias Perú ( Los hombres y mujeres no se comportan de la misma manera ni antes ni después de hacer el amor. Por ese motivo, una nueva investigación analizó las diferencias desde el punto de vista evolutivo. Los autores del Albright College (Estados Unidos) encontraron que, de todos los ítems analizados, el único que no mostró diferencias significativas entre ambos sexos fue el de decir “te amo” después de tener relaciones con una pareja estable. “Tiene sentido que si tanto un hombre como una mujer quieren una relación a largo plazo, ambos comprenden que el tiempo después del sexo puede ser un momento de intimidad y de expresión del afecto mutuo”, dijo Susan Hughes, uno de los autores. Las conclusiones fueron publicadas en The Journal of Sex Research. Hughes esperaba que las conductas posteriores a hacer el amor fueran diferentes en cada sexo debido a “las divergentes estrategias reproductivas adaptativas” del hombre y la mujer.

Carl Jung’s Psychological Diagnosis Using Mandalas Mandalas have been used in many ancient cultures like Buddhism, Hinduism, Native American, Australian Aboriginal as a symbol of the universe and wholeness. Literally speaking, mandala is a geometrical form – a square or a circle – abstract and static, or a vivid image formed of objects and/or beings. It’s a cosmic diagram that reminds us of our connection with the infinite. Interestingly, Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist, explored the psychological effects of mandalas, while studying Eastern religion. Carl Jung refers to the mandala as “the psychological expression of the totality of the self.” According to Jung, “In such cases it is easy to see how the severe pattern imposed by a circular image of this kind compensates the disorder of the psychic state– namely through the construction of a central point to which everything is related, or by a concentric arrangement of the disordered multiplicity and of contradictory and irreconcilable elements. Carl Jung’s first Mandala Image source

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