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My 4th album, Virgin, is out!

My 4th full release album, Virgin, is out and available on all the major streaming and downloading services. You can get links to the most c...

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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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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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Fifty-two years: Technology, social media, and me (and you)

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Fifty-two years: Technology, social media, and me (and you)

I turned 52 today; I’ve seen over a half century of some of the most amazing changes in our world. I remember when we started locking our outside doors … when I was 6. Milk and potato chips were delivered to our basement door every week. There was no voice mail or answering machines or […]

Mission Buenaventura

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Mission Buenaventura

We decided to rustle up the dogs and head to Ventura to check out the last mission close enough to us to easily drive to. Mission Buenaventura is near the coast in the City of Ventura about 45 minutes from us (with traffic though it took about one and a quarter hours to get there). […]

First visit to the DIRECTV call center in Boise, ID

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First visit to the DIRECTV call center in Boise, ID

I finally got to visit one of our call centers, this on in Boise, Idaho. The scenery right around Boise wasn’t spectacular (although there was a wonderful sunset on evening, unfortunately we were in the car and couldn’t stop for a pic), and I suspect just a half hour north would be completely different. We […]

Castle Green tour

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Castle Green tour

Castle Green is a large multi-residence building in Pasadena; we’ve been past it often and admire it’s Moorish architectural influences. Today, we got to attend the tour – they open the building two times a year for people to walk through, arranging to have some of the condos and apartments open to view, and people […]

Two new portraits of Iggy and Jett

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Two new portraits of Iggy and Jett

We took a couple of nice photos of our pups. Translate

Finally saw the Los Angeles Dodgers today

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Finally saw the Los Angeles Dodgers today

And I have the sunburn to prove it. Our extended development team (including engineers, quality assurance, business analysts and project managers) went to Dodger Stadium to see the Dodgers get whipped by the Reds 7 to 2. We had fun anyway; one of our running jokes was how many more innings the Dodgers would need […]

What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East (review)

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What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East (review)

Title: What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East Author: Bernard Lewis Paperback: 208 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial (January 7, 2003) Language: English ISBN-10: 0060516054 ISBN-13: 978-0060516055 I heard about this book a few years ago and finally had a chance to get a copy and start reading it on […]

Bill Bruford – The Autobiography: Yes, King Crimson, Earthworks and More (review)

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Bill Bruford – The Autobiography: Yes, King Crimson, Earthworks and More (review)

Title: Bill Bruford – The Autobiography: Yes, King Crimson, Earthworks and More Author: Bill Bruford Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Jawbone Press (February 1, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 1906002231 ISBN-13: 978-1906002237 I love wondering around bookstores because I never know what I’ll find – I love discovering something I didn’t know I wanted to read. One […]

Pics from the dog park

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Pics from the dog park

The Sepulveda Off-Leash Dog Park is about 15 minutes from our home; we love to take Iggy and Jett there, they run around with the other small dogs and have a great time! If you’re staying in the valley with your dog consider bringing him or her over to the park. Here are some pictures…. […]

My new watch

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My new watch

I ordered a watch for less than $10 (including shipping) online – it looked cool in the ad and now that I’ve got it I think it’s really neat.  I love watches that don’t get in the way, and this one qualifies. As you can see from the picture, you push a button and some […]