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blog:the_power_of_random [2019/08/02 16:32]
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blog:the_power_of_random [2019/08/02 16:34]
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 It's maybe a silly game to play, but we're finding it's making us go out and appreciate places we would otherwise never have bothered visiting. All thanks to the power of a random number generator! It's maybe a silly game to play, but we're finding it's making us go out and appreciate places we would otherwise never have bothered visiting. All thanks to the power of a random number generator!
  
-So pleased have I been with the results in us getting out and about to weird and wacky corners of the realm we wouldn'​t have chosen to visit ourselves, I've recently decided to apply the 'Power of Random'​ to my music, too. +So pleased have I been with the results in us getting out and about to weird and whacky ​corners of the realm we wouldn'​t have chosen to visit ourselves, I've recently decided to apply the 'Power of Random'​ to my music, too. 
  
 My [[wiki:​music:​composerlist|list of around 400 composers]],​ whose music forms most of my classical music collection, has therefore recently been sorted alphabetically and numbered sequentially on a spreadsheet. A quick trip to my random number generator later and I now have my instructions to listen to a particular composer for around the next fortnight or so -and, in the process, to research their life and work a little more deeply than I would if I were 'just listening'​ to whatever I happened to click on when running my computer'​s music player. ​ My [[wiki:​music:​composerlist|list of around 400 composers]],​ whose music forms most of my classical music collection, has therefore recently been sorted alphabetically and numbered sequentially on a spreadsheet. A quick trip to my random number generator later and I now have my instructions to listen to a particular composer for around the next fortnight or so -and, in the process, to research their life and work a little more deeply than I would if I were 'just listening'​ to whatever I happened to click on when running my computer'​s music player. ​
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