Almer S. Tigelaar

A Little Bit of Everything

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Attention

When I lived at my parent’s place, I was always amazed by how much time my father spend on the daily news. Once during breakfast, usually in the form of a newspaper. A second time during...

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Best Documentaries 2018

I like documentaries as much as I do (fiction) movies, particularly if they make me think, are well crafted and have a coherent narrative. Here are my recommendations based on documentaries that I have watched in...

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Metamorphosis 3 (Glass)

I am a great fan of minimal music. It never seizes to amaze me how repeated patterns can create so much emotional tension and variation. Herewith my recording of Philip Glass’s Metamorphosis 3.

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Representing Data: Bits and Bytes

If you use a computer regularly, you know that every document you write, every music file you listen to and every photo you see is stored as a file. You may also know that a file...

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Copyright and the Information Age

What happens when the costs of copying creative works are reduced to nearly zero. What are the consequences and how should we deal with them?

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Lux Aeterna (Mansell)

A recording of Lux Aeterna by Clint Mansell. Originally used for the movie Requiem for a Dream. This is my piano rendition of this song.

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Dietro Casa (Einaudi)

A recording of Dietro Casa, the moving song by Ludovico Einaudi.

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Goals III: Planning

Everyone has dreams about what they want to do in the future. Write a novel, learn a new language or make a trip around the world. Yet it can be hard to motivate yourself to work...

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Goals II: Motivation

Everyone has dreams about what they want to do in the future. Write a novel, learn a new language or make a trip around the world. Yet it can be hard to motivate yourself to work...

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Comptine d’un autre été – L’après-midi (Tiersen)

A recording of Yann Tiersen’s popular song, also featured in the movie Amélie.

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Goals I: Beliefs

Everyone has dreams about what they want to do in the future. Write a novel, learn a new language or make a trip around the world. Yet somehow the things we do day-to-day are strangely at...

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Breaking Free: How to Rewire your Brain

You have probably seen this all around you: people immersed in their phones, tablets and laptops. We spend a lot of time on-line. On the one hand the Internet offers a wealth of conveniences: information, entertainment...

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