How I Made Precision and Acuity

I started by going outside and using a sound spectrum analyzing app to detect which frequencies were indetectable at the time. When I checked, 1500-1523 Hz were unavailable for me to use with my phone, and it made me upset that it was taken away from me. As such, I decided to go learn a brand new music editing program just to create a stereo chirp from 1500-1523 Hz on the left channel, and 1523-1500 Hz in the right channel, inverted. I took a second of brownian noise and delicately layered it underneath my tones and chirps. I hope you like it. Precision and acuity. by evanstapler | Evan | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Once upon a time I registered out of necessity for anonymous registration. I forgot about it. After more than a decade, I logged back in and discovered thousands of online identities had accumulated in the email address. I have thousands of identities for all of people's most important accounts; facebook, google, twitter, everything, and all from a specific pool of internet users: users who are entirely unaware of cybersecurity. This is a true story.

My Problem with The Secret

The Secret takes the responsibility away from the individual. This may be the whole idea, but this perception of manifestation completely ignores inherent privilege that went completely unchecked during my watching of The Secret. It didn't account for many societal factors that contribute to whole races and classes of people being oppressed, regardless of their ability to manifest or construct a more "positive" reality. Additionally, The Secret expects blind adherence. I am risk-averse myself, and I do not commit to any plan A without first setting up a plan B and C. The Secret expects full commitment to the belief that if you want it, it will come to you. Again, this limited viewpoints removes personal responsibility and discredits the hard work it takes to change society. Manifestation is the result of hard work. The results of manifestation are earned through the efforts of trying, failing, and trying again. It's a different kind of commitment than the absolute fai

Creativity in Dementia Patient

The patient, a left-handed city employee, was initially admitted to the hospital at age 65 for progressive weakness from myasthenia gravis, during which time he composed 63 poems in 12 days during his stay. Neuropsychological testing, ordered to detect an underlying neurologic cause for the patient’s compulsive behavior, revealed mild impairments in executive function; an MRI showed frontal cortical atrophy affecting the right more than the left. He revealed that he was also a disillusioned painter because people did not like his latest work, which had shifted from peaceful landscapes or still lifes to erotic fantasy themes with mythical or religious undertones (Figure 3). Over the next five years, he demonstrated an increase in socially abnormal behaviors, impulsiveness, disinhibition, and hoarding. Despite his behavioral and cognitive deterioration, the patient’s creativity blossomed, and his artistic style evolved to mix painting and sculpture. At age 69 years old, he reached his ar

Targeted Advertising as a Gateway to Psychosis

 I feel the effect advertising has on mental illness is grossly understated. I am prone to overspending and impulse buying during manic episodes, and it feels like my attention span has been commodified. Ads are so pervasive on the internet that I get duped into spending money without realizing it. I accidentally spent $107 on a Google Cloud platform by signing up for a free trial. Another $60 went to Facebook advertising platforms during a delusion of grandeur. Do you think the tech and media companies should be held responsible for this? I'm struggling to articulate my whole thought, but it feels like my susceptibility to advertising is being exploited. It's not the advertisers, but the ad serving companies acting in a predatory manner. In response to Lucas Neumann: "I appreciate that you wrote this article. I was recently diagnosed schizoaffective, and I am extremely susceptible to predatory advertising techniques. Often, I fall victim to these ads because I get the cau

Banned From Advertising on Facebook Update: Unbanned

 I recently started learning about Facebook ads, and what I found was a shocking level of detail in targeted advertising. Anyone can create a page and run ads for fun, which is how I discovered the simplicity of targeting anyone I want. Regardless of your political beliefs, it's particularly galling that I am able to target conservatives, but not liberals. Here's a few screenshots: Ironically enough, my Facebook account has been disabled from any further advertising, yet they keep previewing new business management and ad creation tools to me: Perhaps it was the content of my page, https://fb.meFansOnlyPosts

Can you feel me?

 Dear God! I thank you. Dear Jesus! You blessed me. Holy spirit? Feel me.