the use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process: unemployment due to the spread of automation | the automation of office tasks.
1940s (originally US): irregular formation from automatic + -ation.
having a connection broken: he expected the disconnected phone to start ringing.
• [predicative] (of a person) lacking contact with reality: I drove away, feeling disconnected from the real world.
• (of speech, writing, or thought) lacking a logical sequence; incoherent: a disconnected narrative.
1 the soft glowing light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon, caused by the refraction and scattering of the sun’s rays from the atmosphere.
• the period of the evening when twilight takes place, between daylight and darkness: a pleasant walk in the woods at twilight.
2 [in singular] a period or state of obscurity, ambiguity, or gradual decline: he was in the twilight of his career | [as modifier] : a twilight world of secrecy.
After listening to this piece, my wife said she imagined suddenly realizing colorful three dimensional activity and space after a drab black and white two dimensional world. I am learning how to make better use of acoustic depth, space and time. The music may also reflect things I am learning ever so slowly in my life for better living.
I’ve gotten backlogged in my releases. So… time to start catching up! Here is City Life, featuring rhythmic synths, beats, a little thumb harp, and my voice. My wife says she envisions lots of peaceful city activity when she listens to this piece. Sounds good to me!
The photo is of Portland taken from the west hills at Pittock Mansion.