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Re: HowTo: Run a hook when a buffer becomes "current"

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: HowTo: Run a hook when a buffer becomes "current"
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:13:07 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.13; emacs

On 2015-12-18, at 18:06, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:

> raman <address@hidden> writes:
>> Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> writes:
>> Re installing emms playlists as soundscapes -- I dont see why not --
>> take a look at the code -- should be easy to do.
>> One reason I eventually landed on randomly repeating nature sounds: With
>> music playlists, streaming radio etc -- the media that is playing
>> changes  without being in lock-step with what you're doing.
>> My intuition (completely unproven at this point) is that such switches
>> were actually preventing me from focusing fully on my current
>> activity -- and where I was fully focused, the change in music as the
>> result of one track ending and another starting actually took my focus
>> away.
> Well, I'm a musician in some reasonable sense of the word.  Any music is
> distracting me from programming.  And the better, the worse.


My subjective feeling is that some music distracts me more: namely,
vocal more than instrumental, and unknown more than known.

I also did some measurements (a long time ago), and it turned out that
music and learning did not go well together.


Marcin Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University

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