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I sometimes want to record while playing the piano. Nexus 6P is so far the best unit I have used. It actually could record a piano close up without peaking and distorting the signal. Fairphone 3 not so much.

Is there any (video and/or sound) recording app where I can manually set the microphone input gain? This would solve most problems I guess.

#AskMastodon #Recording #Piano #Sound

If I'm writing an application for a job, and I would like to stress that I want an employer that consider me a long term investment, not just a temporary solution, how can I tactfully express that in (British) English?

A friend and former colleague of mine wants me to come back and work with him in psychiatry.

I need a job and I need colleagues. But I don't need psychiatry…

Should perhaps mention that son use correct Greek pronounciation of π, not English.

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Son outside the bathroom.

– I want to 3.14!
– What?
– I want to π!

This is me in 1982. I'm 9 years old and finish 3:rd grade. That's my teacher to the left. I liked her.

Didn't expect this, but Immanuel Kant is an interesting and easy read. Much easier than all those writing *about* Kant.

Maybe it's my familiarity with Husserl that makes Kant so appealing to me. Although Husserl criticized Kant, I understand there was a spiritual kinship of some kind.

The lecturer pronounces names of ancient greek philosophers correctly, but "ideas" as "aye-dee-ass".

I feel you, David Hume.

Materialism is a form of idealism. It is the unfounded assumption that there is something mind-independent beyond our perceptions.

George Berkeley is brilliant. Obscure, but brilliant.

Threw together an application for a position as lecturer in Örebro this morning. Another position I won't be offered, but at least I applied!

Listening to Plato's Republic as audiobook, and by golly, what a dull, boring and terrible place this ideal republic is! Plato really seem to have issues with just about everything that makes life worth living.

I'm starting to think I actually want to be a teacher and not a psychologist.

When Plato wrote The Republic, had he studied ant colonies?

I ended up borrowing my son's Chromebook (a newer one that can run Android apps) and imported the file in Google Books...

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How the 🐌 do you read an file on a ? There are some extensions but they are terrible! And extensions can't open files on the local file system anyway.

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