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David Boles: Human Meme

Welcome to the David Boles: Human Meme podcast! You may subscribe via Apple iTunes, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, Spotify and RSS or your own podcast player. We explore ideas of knowing, merits of sharing, and the danger of thought -- as one listener wrote about this podcast; "Mindfulness with an edge" and another said, "You have the spirit of philosophy; you inspire dialectic thoughts." David Boles lives at, writes for, and publishes with David Boles' memetic conundrum considers the braided prairie pause against the sinking sky: "I can't see what it is; and I don't know what it isn't."

Apr 19, 2024

The blues emerged in the late 19th century, rooted in the African American experience in the Deep South of the United States. It was born out of African musical traditions, spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts, and chants. These elements fused together, forming the foundation of what we now recognize as the...

Feb 8, 2024

Today, we are celebrating the release of Google's new AI Bot: Gemini. Our test of Gemini today was musical. We asked Gemini to create the lyrics for two songs for us this morning. What you will hear is based on a single prompt. No revision. No human interference. This is AI, at it's best, at work. The first song...

Jan 23, 2024

This exploration is not merely an academic foray into the notes and rhythms that define Jazz, Blues, and Rock and Roll; it is a deep dive into the very essence of these styles and their profound impact on cultural and social landscapes. Each genre, while distinct in its sound and origin, shares a common thread...

Dec 1, 2022

Music streaming does not work for live broadcast. In this live stream highlight, David Boles explains why music -- even background music and incidental interludes -- no longer works for use during a live stream event. 

Mar 18, 2021

Music connects us to the living, and reminds us of our demise. In the Summer of 1973, the Coven song, "One Tin Soldier" was on the top of the music charts, and that tune was sung by 8-year-olds in the yellow school bus, on the way home from Camp Kitaki, in Nebraska. Music supplies the memories for our memes.