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Psychedelic dancing as exercise set to the psychedelic filming of sixties album covers in high exposure darkness.  This features a Zen Mix on top of a Zen Mix.  You can replace the image field with a swf in this case another Zen Mix of background video on a blank picture.  You can use the file links at the bottom of the mix to see what I mean.

Caribou is playing the feature song.  They have a couple more I’d like to dance to too and there was a good one a while back.  They are from Dundas – as am I.  They are currnet – I think this song came from their album before their last one currently.

We talk about getting down in this mash of mixes.  It would be a cooler world if everyone with headphones on got down as they walked along the sidewalk and halls instead of walking like a zombie.  Well okay… walking like a real zombie has a bit of getting down involved in it.

Give it a go!  And if you want – make a parody – anything – try out Zen Mix.  This was done in an hour on a canon $160 point and shoot.  It is what you shoot and then the blend modes in Zen Mix – the free online vlogging tool at http://www.zenmix.com

Enjoy!

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So what do we do with this anti-gravity material?.

This is the twelfth installment of the META nano anti-gravity sci-fi mystery vlog. Click here for the full mash. Here is the current META verse – thanks Adrianna!!!! And once again, it would be cool to see someone else create a Zen Mix for the poem! Please do and post a link in the comments.

It will come to be that Professor Y makes a foot pressured interface that applies flux to a fragment of anti-gravity material and creates the first sky board recreational and transportation device!

META is a sci-fi story based in the times of the Dan Zen game, Save Earth.

A premise has been written in the form of a prophetic poem. The verses will be put into a Zen Mix and will be posted here over the next while.

We would like to encourage this type of story telling using Zen Mix. And indeed, if anyone would like to make a mix of any of the META episodes, please feel free to post the link to the mix in the comments of the episode post. It is so easy to do that we started our first one with an eight-year old daughter! Click above…

Show us that you are destined to be a star!

  1. Record yourself with a digital camera saying the poem below
  2. Upload this video to blip.tv
  3. Take a picture for the background and post it on flickr.com
  4. Go to zenmix.com to mix the two and then post the link here

You can use our background – just look beneath any mix to find out what video or background url was used and copy it into your own mix – remember copyright though. You are free to use our backgrounds for META.

Here is the META verse 10…

It will come to be that Professor Y uses the quark microscope of Dr. ZigZag (pioneer of artificial intelligence using molecular computing) to examine an anti-gravity fragment. With the quark microscope, Professor Y finds a way to increase and decrease the gravity field through quantum superconductor techniques.

Here is the META verse 09…

It will come to be that pilots with greater than average merit points will form a council that governs the usage of the anti-gravity material. A councilor’s vote weighting will be equal to their merit point weighting.

Here is the META verse 08…

It will come to be that the material of the sphere is anti-gravity and cracks along its circles and segments. Professor Y distributes the material to the surprised and gratified pilots based on their standings.

Here is the META verse 07…

It will come to be that once the macro-crystalline sphere is mapped, the patterns when substituted with 0-9 form PI to over a million decimals and Professor Y shatters the sphere with a frequency resonance

Here is the META verse 06…

It will come to be that Professor Y makes a secret deal with the World Government that if he cracks the sphere, he will get all the material!

Here is the META verse 05…

It will come to be that millions of patterns in grids in sectors in quadrants are mapped and tagged with pilot names including missed patterns which gain the pilots merit points. The pilots will perform with efficiencies and acquire standing.

Here is the META verse 04…

It will come to be that Professor Y sets up SensoryNet remote controls and a fleet of volunteer pilots fly probes which spray oxygen against the sphere surrounding Earth to map its macro-crystaline structure.

Here is the META verse 03…

It will come to be that Professor Y determines the material of the sphere to be macro-crystaline with ten circular segmented patterns. Professor Y proposes that by mapping the patterns he can formulate a frequency to crack the sphere.

Here is the META verse 02…

It will come to be quite the task for the world government whose eyes turn to Professor Y for aid. Mad Inventor, Professor Y, will have just made the owners of velcro rich by designing velcro self cleansing environmental filters.

Here is the META verse 01…

It will come to be that on the eve of forming a world government a sphere of undetermined material surrounds earth letting sustenance in but not much out. It is assumed that the sphere is alien in construction – none claims responsibility.

Here is the META verse 00…

It will come to be that a new organization called the Free Nations will play watchdog to the United Nations and in 2020 after years of policy battle, the two will combine to form the World Government.

Even if you do not create a mix for META, you are welcome to leave your comments!

All the best,

Dan Zen

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The META mystery is starting to cook – as Professor Y starts to experiment with the Anti-gravity material using the Quark Microscope of friend, Dr. ZigZag.

This is the eleventh installment of the META nano anti-gravity sci-fi mystery vlog. Click here for the full mash. Here is the current META verse and once again, it would be cool to see someone else create a Zen Mix for the poem! Please do and post a link in the comments.  Thanks Don for the shoot!

It will come to be that Professor Y uses the quark microscope of Dr. ZigZag (pioneer of artificial intelligence using molecular computing) to examine an anti-gravity fragment. With the quark microscope, Professor Y finds a way to increase and decrease the gravity field through quantum superconductor techniques.

META is a sci-fi story based in the times of the Dan Zen game, Save Earth.

A premise has been written in the form of a prophetic poem. The verses will be put into a Zen Mix and will be posted here over the next while.

We would like to encourage this type of story telling using Zen Mix. And indeed, if anyone would like to make a mix of any of the META episodes, please feel free to post the link to the mix in the comments of the episode post. It is so easy to do that we started our first one with an eight-year old daughter! Click above…

Show us that you are destined to be a star!

  1. Record yourself with a digital camera saying the poem below
  2. Upload this video to blip.tv
  3. Take a picture for the background and post it on flickr.com
  4. Go to zenmix.com to mix the two and then post the link here

You can use our background – just look beneath any mix to find out what video or background url was used and copy it into your own mix – remember copyright though. You are free to use our backgrounds for META.

Here is the META verse 09…

It will come to be that pilots with greater than average merit points will form a council that governs the usage of the anti-gravity material. A councilor’s vote weighting will be equal to their merit point weighting.

Here is the META verse 08…

It will come to be that the material of the sphere is anti-gravity and cracks along its circles and segments. Professor Y distributes the material to the surprised and gratified pilots based on their standings.

Here is the META verse 07…

It will come to be that once the macro-crystalline sphere is mapped, the patterns when substituted with 0-9 form PI to over a million decimals and Professor Y shatters the sphere with a frequency resonance

Here is the META verse 06…

It will come to be that Professor Y makes a secret deal with the World Government that if he cracks the sphere, he will get all the material!

Here is the META verse 05…

It will come to be that millions of patterns in grids in sectors in quadrants are mapped and tagged with pilot names including missed patterns which gain the pilots merit points. The pilots will perform with efficiencies and acquire standing.

Here is the META verse 04…

It will come to be that Professor Y sets up SensoryNet remote controls and a fleet of volunteer pilots fly probes which spray oxygen against the sphere surrounding Earth to map its macro-crystaline structure.

Here is the META verse 03…

It will come to be that Professor Y determines the material of the sphere to be macro-crystaline with ten circular segmented patterns. Professor Y proposes that by mapping the patterns he can formulate a frequency to crack the sphere.

Here is the META verse 02…

It will come to be quite the task for the world government whose eyes turn to Professor Y for aid. Mad Inventor, Professor Y, will have just made the owners of velcro rich by designing velcro self cleansing environmental filters.

Here is the META verse 01…

It will come to be that on the eve of forming a world government a sphere of undetermined material surrounds earth letting sustenance in but not much out. It is assumed that the sphere is alien in construction – none claims responsibility.

Here is the META verse 00…

It will come to be that a new organization called the Free Nations will play watchdog to the United Nations and in 2020 after years of policy battle, the two will combine to form the World Government.

Even if you do not create a mix for META, you are welcome to leave your comments!

All the best,

Dan Zen

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About 60 videos on Vimeo – many that fuel the early Zen Mix files including all the videos used by the Zen Mix program are missing on Vimeo.  Vimeo has been contacted and they no longer seem to support flv’s.  So… we moved the videos to blip.tv and they should all be working… Thanks Blip!

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The movie The Love Guru is coming out soon – looking forward to it!

All gurus of love psychedelic dance as one of their forms of exercise.

Dan Zen dances to The Garden – a social environmental Indian / Arabian / Persian sounding a Capella yodeling psychedelic song! Please see the video on YouTube. Or download the song from SoundClick. Or visit the Dan Zen page on facebook.

Dan Zen wears his San Francisco Groovy Guru robe. The one he wore for the International Groovy Day poster. Should we choose a day for that? Or should it just be any day? Oh… also check out the Love Mash – the robe shows up there too and it would be cool if some more people made Zen Mixes and maybe someone will make us a love mash!

Dan Zen also “starred” in a movie called the Guru Monster Movie. Some of that can be seen pictorially on Thee Gnostics mySpace page – more to come as TheeGnostics.com site happens.

In 1996, Dan Zen traveled to San Francisco and wore a guru robe – quite a beautiful traditional green robe with yellow embroidery. He was at the Macromedia Conference where Shockwave was unveiled. A flower lei held his festival pass. An Indian guard, after much deliberation, came up smiling and said, “You know… in my country… the women wear those robes”.

Get dancing people! Loosen up – no steps to follow – you can’t go wrong and it feels great – puts you in touch with your body and nobody has to know! Unless… you start vlogging it with Zen Mix!

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This title can be interpreted as a good thing that the girls stopped the cars – what activists! But unfortunately, the cars were still idling.

I am not for driving and would encourage people to walk, skateboard, skate, ride or take public transit. But since currently people do drive we should try and let them do so as efficiently as possible. Now it may be that in doing so, we encourage driving. Well there are ways to discourage driving without actually adding more harm to the environment – taxing drivers or gas is one way to discourage driving and if the money is used towards environmental solutions, then even better!

That aside… one way to let people drive efficiently is synchronized lights. Hamilton has synchronized lights which greatly reduces idling. Once again, perhaps the ease of driving through Hamilton encourages drivers to do so and so more people drive. But as mentioned, there are other ways to discourage driving. For the people that must drive, synchronized lights help – please see the synchronized lights post.

They have just put in a new light at a new supermarket and have added a cross button. There is another down the way at the Tim Hortons. Now, on occasion, a pedestrian presses the button to cross the road rather than wait for the light to change naturally. So on average, they get to cross a minute earlier.

But what happens is that this puts the lights out of sync. I have been caught oh, about 1/20 times. And each time, I look around and see 20 cars around me waiting for this person to cross the road. And there are 20 cars on the other side waiting. And once I go, the next light is out of sync so the 20 cars with me have to wait there too. And the ten cars going the other way have to wait at their next light.

So that is 20 + 20 + 20 + 20 = 80 cars idling for 1 minute so that a person can cross the road.

CAVEATS

If you have a light that does not change until a person wants to cross then this is good design if the light changes to be in sync with the others. If you do not have synchronized lights then perhaps it does not matter as much. If it is a crosswalk in between lights then that is sort of okay. Over or under passes for pedestrians might be better.

Madeline, my daughter, came up with a solution. She suggests that there should be a finished button on the other side of the crosswalk that turns the light back to green. A good idea but it could cause problems if someone uses it while another is on the path. But it could activate and warning hand and give a certain number of seconds to finish the crossing. It was cute and astute. It reminded me of my earliest invention that I proudly told my dad. If your shirt comes untucked, why don’t you tuck it into your underpants like me!

In conclusion, there are other ways to discourage driving other than cause cars to idle. As such, pedestrian walk buttons should not be placed on synchronized lights. Please pass this message along to your city planners for consideration.

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The META mystery is about to take you down through smaller levels of civilization. This is a similar idea to Horton Hears a Who the popular Dr. Suess book now an animated movie.

But, the speeds at a smaller level will be much greater so for us to communicate, we will have to adjust and so will they. It will come to be that an order of meta monks at the micro level are communicating with our heroine, Avid Zag and her superconducted mind through her anti-gravity board… but that is in upcoming episodes.

This is the tenth installment of the META nano anti-gravity sci-fi mystery vlog. Click here for the full mash. Here is the current META verse and once again, it would be cool to see someone else create a Zen Mix for the poem! Please do and post a link in the comments.

It will come to be that pilots with greater than average merit points will form a council that governs the usage of the anti-gravity material. A councilor’s vote weighting will be equal to their merit point weighting.

META is a sci-fi story based in the times of the Dan Zen game, Save Earth.

A premise has been written in the form of a prophetic poem. The verses will be put into a Zen Mix and will be posted here over the next while.

We would like to encourage this type of story telling using Zen Mix. And indeed, if anyone would like to make a mix of any of the META episodes, please feel free to post the link to the mix in the comments of the episode post. It is so easy to do that we started our first one with an eight-year old daughter! Click above…

Show us that you are destined to be a star!

  1. Record yourself with a digital camera saying the poem below
  2. Upload this video to vimeo.com
  3. Take a picture for the background and post it on flickr.com
  4. Go to zenmix.com to mix the two and then post the link here

You can use our background – just look beneath any mix to find out what video or background url was used and copy it into your own mix – remember copyright though. You are free to use our backgrounds for META.

Here is the META verse 08…

It will come to be that the material of the sphere is anti-gravity and cracks along its circles and segments. Professor Y distributes the material to the surprised and gratified pilots based on their standings.

Here is the META verse 07…

It will come to be that once the macro-crystalline sphere is mapped, the patterns when substituted with 0-9 form PI to over a million decimals and Professor Y shatters the sphere with a frequency resonance

Here is the META verse 06…

It will come to be that Professor Y makes a secret deal with the World Government that if he cracks the sphere, he will get all the material!

Here is the META verse 05…

It will come to be that millions of patterns in grids in sectors in quadrants are mapped and tagged with pilot names including missed patterns which gain the pilots merit points. The pilots will perform with efficiencies and acquire standing.

Here is the META verse 04…

It will come to be that Professor Y sets up SensoryNet remote controls and a fleet of volunteer pilots fly probes which spray oxygen against the sphere surrounding Earth to map its macro-crystaline structure.

Here is the META verse 03…

It will come to be that Professor Y determines the material of the sphere to be macro-crystaline with ten circular segmented patterns. Professor Y proposes that by mapping the patterns he can formulate a frequency to crack the sphere.

Here is the META verse 02…

It will come to be quite the task for the world government whose eyes turn to Professor Y for aid. Mad Inventor, Professor Y, will have just made the owners of velcro rich by designing velcro self cleansing environmental filters.

Here is the META verse 01…

It will come to be that on the eve of forming a world government a sphere of undetermined material surrounds earth letting sustenance in but not much out. It is assumed that the sphere is alien in construction – none claims responsibility.

Here is the META verse 00…

It will come to be that a new organization called the Free Nations will play watchdog to the United Nations and in 2020 after years of policy battle, the two will combine to form the World Government.

Even if you do not create a mix for META, you are welcome to leave your comments!

All the best,

Dan Zen

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