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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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Iggy doing pat-a-cake on the floor

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Iggy doing pat-a-cake on the floor

Yes, our puppy is crazy (he fits right in). Here’s Iggy, almost a year old, doing pat-a-cake on the floor. I shot this with my iPhone. Translate

Lip Service

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Lip Service

Nathan wanted to check out a clothing store that specializes in custom and steampunk clothing called Lip Service. It took over an hour to drive there, but it was worth it – they make the clothes there, and they have some really great designs! Translate

My iPhone wallpaper

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My iPhone wallpaper

When I got my iPhone of course one of the first things I did was customize the wallpaper, which is the image you see when you unlock it (and that’s the only time – hummm). So I downloaded an image of the HAL 9000 to use as a stop-gap until I could make one of […]

Abstract photograph

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Abstract photograph

I love high-contrast abstract photography. After cleaning the grill, I noticed what I thought was a cool shot, so I grabbed my camera; here’s the picture: Translate

Ojai

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Ojai

Aviva has mostly gotten over her surgery, so since this is a holiday weekend, we decided to drive to Ojai. Ojai is a town about one hour west of us down the 101. There are a number of resorts and spas there – we just decided to walk around and shop a little. One of […]

Yotsuba&!, Vol. 8

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Yotsuba&!, Vol. 8

Title: Yotsuba&!, Vol. 8 Author: Kiyohiko Azuma Paperback: 224 pages Publisher: Yen Press (April 20, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 031607327X ISBN-13: 978-0316073271 This series of Manga is slowing being translated; its the story of Yotsuba, a young orphan who is being fathered by a Japanese man. She has a naivety that’s quite funny, naturally along […]

Aviva’s surgery

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Aviva’s surgery

Aviva had a cyst removed from her left ovary – she thought she was going to die from the anesthesia but of course she was fine, in fact she did incredibly well. Here is a pic of her in her hospital gown before surgery: And a couple of pics of the cyst (her doctor gave […]

Aviva’s birthday!

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Aviva’s birthday!

We decided to go out for dinner; Aviva wanted to try a seafood restaurant in Calabasas called Kings. The food was very good; the decor was similar to family-style seafood places in Chicago, but the food was much better. Aviva had king crab legs and I had a steelhead filet with a dry rub – […]

The #140conf LA meetup May 10

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The #140conf LA meetup May 10

I finally had time to crank up Photoshop and clean up pictures I took with my new iPhone. I had a great time, although I didn’t meet everyone I wanted to meet at the event; I did get to use the Bump app (thanks Linda!) and did meet some fun folks. And the speakers were […]

Revoltech’s Sci-Fi Alien figure

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Revoltech’s Sci-Fi Alien figure

At my son’s recommendation, I ordered a Revoltech Alien figure – its quite nicely detailed and articulated. The figure holds its pose well but can be hard to shape; the “ball” connectors at the joints snap into fixed positions, and the figure came out of the box with the balls not properly oriented forwards. If […]