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“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

My new album Spring Rolls is available now on CD Baby at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alephnaughtandthenullset4 You can find it on iTunes at: h...

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My album Parallel Lines is now available on CD Baby and iTunes!

My latest album is out, “Parallel Lines.” My music is influenced by various genres. I recorded this album at home. You can find ...

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Download “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty” now!

Finally had time to finish my new album, “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty.” You can download a zip of the MP3 files and ...

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How @purplehayz tweets

Introduction This post was started because I get asked regularly if I ever sleep. I do, typically from 10P Pacific time til about 4:30A each...

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We bought a house

We finally bought a house in SoCal – its not as close to Los Angeles as we wanted (its in Woodland Hills), but its big and its ours; 5...

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ComicCon 2009, Thursday: Pictures

My son Nathan and I attended the Thursday opening of ComicCon 2009; we had a great time, we walked the whole exhibit hall floor. I got a cou...

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A bunch of pictures taken on my Blackberry phone

Just a bunch of pictures I took with my Blackberry over the last month or so; no one category deserved a separate post, so here’s a ga...

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Visit to Palm Springs, Wayne Thiebaud retrospective

We visited the Palm Springs Art Museum to see the retrospective of Wayne Thiebaud titled “70 Years of Painting.”  Thiebaud be...

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Make your very own IC earring

My geekiest fashion accessory is my IC earring; I’ve made several because friends have asked (sometimes demanded!) them.  I’v...

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Paper model of Chartres Cathedral – IT’S DONE!

I bought a model to assemble of the famous Chartres Cathedral in the Cathedral gift shop, and this entry will track how I put it together. T...

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California Science Center

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California Science Center

My company, DIRECTV, rented the California Science Center for the night – we’d never been there before so this was a great chance for Aviva and I to check it out. This is where the space shuttle Endeavor ended up; it’s in a huge hanger-like structure with a lot of related material surrounding it. It’s […]

Anime Expo and other recent stuff

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Anime Expo and other recent stuff

A lot has happened over the last month; I was promoted at work to Director and have about half of DIRECTV’s CRM systems (and now that I’ve counted a heck of a lot of folks). My son came to visit on my birthday – we spent two days at Anime Expo, it was amazing – […]

More photos of Iggy

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More photos of Iggy

Iggy wanted attention this morning; he brought a carrot with him, I gave it back to him and he decided to hold it for a while. And he did his “I’m so relaxed I’m going to stick my tongue out” bit. And a couple other pictures I haven’t posted before (Aviva and I laughingly call […]

Delegation 101

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Delegation 101

At work, I get asked all the time how to delegate more effectively; I hope it’s because I do it well and not because they want me to self-examine…. I think I’ve come up with how to get into that discussion now. I start with the common questions we should ask about most things: Who […]

Iggy moonwalking

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Iggy moonwalking

Finally got a short video of Iggy moonwalking. You see, he’s become afraid of walking on some parts of the floors, and sometimes he’ll back over a section he doesn’t like. No, I don’t understand either; he’s a dog and he won’t tell me what’s up. Here’s the video: Translate

Mom, Hart and I

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Mom, Hart and I

From left to right, my sister Hart, my mom, and I. Translate

Vince, the cardboard skull kit

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Vince, the cardboard skull kit

I saw what looked like a cool cardboard skull kit on Fab, so I ordered it. This weekend I had time to put it together. The instructions were simple and clear, and assembly was pretty easy. The parts were numbered with little etched numbers on one side, so I punched them out and arranged them […]

Koreatown

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Koreatown

Saturday we decided to drive to Koreatown – we’d seen Anthony Bourdain’s latest CNN show and wanted to check some of the places out. We hit two of the malls, then had dinner at a place Bourdain recommended, Restaurant Dong Il Jang. We loved dinner – the food was really good and there was just […]

Ctrl Alt Delete: Reboot Your Business. Reboot Your Life. Your Future Depends on It (review)

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Ctrl Alt Delete: Reboot Your Business. Reboot Your Life. Your Future Depends on It (review)

Title: Ctrl Alt Delete: Reboot Your Business. Reboot Your Life. Your Future Depends on It Author: Mitch Joel Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Business Plus (May 21, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1455523305 ISBN-13: 978-1455523306 Ctrl Alt Delete is a view of the new business future from Mitch Joel, who has authored the blog Six Pixels of […]

Jett crossing the street

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Jett crossing the street

Jett gets so excited when we take her for a walk. And she walks very funny, her rear legs stay stiff, it’s not a normal dog gait at all. Here’s a video:   Translate