Paperclips

A strange song about paperclips, and their role in the destruction of the world. Watch out...

Based on Nick Bostrom's Paperclip Maximizer thought experiment. This song contains the word "paperclips" 37 times.

Lyrics and Chords:

[G]
[F][C]
[G]
[F][D][Dsus4][D]

They [G]built a little company
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Don't Go Breaking My Art

This doesn't entirely reflect my view. AI tools are, like all tools, just tools, and used wisely who knows what kind of wonders people will come up with in collaboration with them? Still, personally I'm much more keen on tools that make my life easier than tools for making my …

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Raisins

If you suffer some mild annoyance, what you need is a collection of really mild curses. I do realise that some people like raisins in their cookies. Well, that just means more of the nice ones for myself.

(recording to come)

Lyrics and Chords:

[D]

I was [D]walking down …

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The Devil Took An Uber To The Valley

The Devil doesn't just go to Georgia looking for souls. No, he also needs software developers to help maintain his internal systems, and where's he going to find them?

(recording to come)

Lyrics and Chords:

[Em][D][G][Em]
[Am][B7]

The [Em]Devil took an [D]Uber to The …

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L56H

A sad tale of lost love and mispronunciation. With apologies to any Welsh speakers, although my inabiliy to pronounce the town in question is somehow part of the joke... No, sorry, it's not a joke. It's a sad story. As you were.

This was inspired by hearing that Les Barker …

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Ticket Machine

I was at the railway station, buying a ticket from the machine, and I sort of absent-mindedly thanked it. While that is an odd thing to do, it did occur to me that if I'm nice to the machines, maybe they'll be kind to me and I'll survive longer when …

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Curiosity

As of when I'm posting this, the Curiosity Rover is 10 years and 342 days into its 2 year mission, and probably feels it's time it was allowed to go home. Fortunately, it had a baritone ukulele in its payload so was able to write something about its plight.

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Sound and Vision on a Gold LP

A song about the golden discs on the Voyager spacecraft, currently heading towards anywhere but here, bringing their messages of love and peace and light entertainment to alien civilisations.

Lyrics and Chords:

[D][G][A][D]
[Bm][G][A][D]

[D]Planets [G]visited, [A]moons ob[D]served
[Bm …

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Zeno's Song

If you know about Zeno of Elea, you can probably guess where this one's going...

Lyrics and Chords:

[Bb][F][Bb]

I'd [Bb]like to sing a [F]song for [Bb]you
I'd [Eb]like to sing it [Bb]all the way [F]through
[Bb]But before I [F]get …

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Sincerely, Your Brain

An example of the sort of communication that everyone takes part in from time to time.

Lyrics and Chords:

[A][E] [D][A]
[A][E][Esus] [A][E]

[A]Dear [E]body,
I [D]see you've gone to [A]bed
[A]I wonder if you'd [E]like to hear
What's …

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