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My new album Robot Sex is available everywhere!

It’s finally done – Robot Sex is out there and ready for you to listen to on your favorite services.   You can grab the album direc...

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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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Photos from downtown LA

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Photos from downtown LA

Here are some pictures I took yesterday walking around downtown and Little Tokyo. Translate

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You Are Not A Gadget (review)

Title:You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto (Vintage) Author:Jaron Lanier Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Vintage; Reprint edition (February 8, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0307389979 ISBN-13: 978-0307389978 This is a fantastic book.  If you spend time thinking about the impact of technology on daily life you’ll want to read this. Jaron Lanier is an early hacker, […]

Catapult kit, assembled

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Catapult kit, assembled

My boss got me a (very cool) wooden catapult kit – as he said before I opened it, “Something he wished he had.” I love it! I wasn’t feeling well, getting over a bout of laryngitis, and spent about an hour assembling the kit. It’s over 6 inches long and can fire a clay ball […]

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Pictures of bottles of rockin’ wine

We went out to lunch this week and the restaurant had some really interesting bottles of wine – here are the pics! Translate

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Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers (review)

Title: Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers Author: Dave Gray, Sunni Brown, James Macanufo Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1 edition (July 30, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0596804172 ISBN-13: 978-0596804176 If you’re often running meetings, trying to get people to help make decisions, think out-of-the-box, consider options, then this is a book […]

Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds (review)

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Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds (review)

Title: Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds Author: Scott Berkun Paperback: 196 pages Publisher: Berkun Media (October 26, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0983873100 ISBN-13: 978-0983873105 I’ve read at least one book by Scott Berkun before, Confessions of a Public Speaker, and I liked it so much I decided to spring for his latest.  Some other […]

Subwayland (book review)

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Subwayland (book review)

Title: Subwayland: Adventures in the World Beneath New York Author: Randy Kennedy Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin (February 19, 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 0312324340 ISBN-13: 978-0312324346 Walking around Distant Lands one day, I saw this book and wanted to read it – I have a great interest in subways after living in Chicago […]

Haunted: Dark Delicacies III (review)

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Haunted: Dark Delicacies III (review)

Title: Haunted: Dark Delicacies III Author: Del Howison (Editor), Jeff Gelb (Editor) Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Ace (March 29, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0441020194 ISBN-13: 978-0441020195 This is the third (and currently last) anthology from Dark Delicacies’s owner Del Howison; you can read my reviews of the other two books here and here. I loved […]

Dark Delicacies II: Fear; More Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre (review)

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Dark Delicacies II: Fear; More Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre (review)

Title: Dark Delicacies II: Fear; More Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre by the World’s Greatest Horror Writers Author: Del Howison (Editor), Jeff Gelb (Editor), Ray Harryhausen (Foreword) Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Running Press (November 2, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0786719516 ISBN-13: 978-0786719518 I really enjoyed this book – this is the second of […]

Pictures from my trip to Columbus

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Pictures from my trip to Columbus

Last weekend I went to Columbus, OH to visit my mom, my sister and her husband. Just three photos this time, including one of mom, Hart and I. Translate