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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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Bug robot

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Bug robot

I got this robot a while ago, somewhere in Chicago.  Its modeled after an insect as it has six legs and wings (but not a tri-part body, hummm). And its claim to fame is that it will identify obstacles with its antenna, back to the side and then go forward, eventually going past most obstacles. […]

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Google Chrome OS VMware and Parallels 5 virtual machines

I wanted to check out Chrome OS from Google – I’m hoping it’ll be a good choice for a kitchen netbook (a small portable you can use to surf the web, read and print recipes, and sometimes carry to the family room to look up things you see on TV); I don’t have time to […]

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The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb

Title: The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb Author: R. Crumb Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.; 1 edition (October 19, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0393061027 ISBN-13: 978-0393061024 Not nearly so racy as you might be led to believe by ads and reviews, this is quite a nice book on Genesis.  The […]

Miscellaneous photos

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Miscellaneous photos

Some more photos I took around and about; all taken with my Blackberry Curve phone. Morning tea in an oriental bowl The sun over my office building A decorative work hanging in the middle of our local Nieman Marcus Translate

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The Numerati

Title: The Numerati Author: Stephen Baker Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Mariner Books; Reprint edition (September 9, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0547247931 ISBN-13: 978-0547247939 I found this book at the Book Beat on our last trip to Detroit for Aviva’s mom’s 80th birthday; that store is a must-visit if you’re in the Detroit area. The Numerati […]

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Repaired Artwalk Badge code

I really dig Artwalk and wanted to add the new badge to my website, but the code didn’t work – you should be able to copy the code below and paste it into your site: <a title="Artwalk" href="http://artwalk.tv" mce_href="http://artwalk.tv" target="_blank"><br /> <img src="http://www.kimsherrell.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ArtwalkBadge.jpg" mce_src="http://www.kimsherrell.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ArtwalkBadge.jpg" alt="ArtwalkBadge" width="234" height="360" /></a><a title="Artwalk" href="http://artwalk.tv" mce_href="http://artwalk.tv" target="_blank"><br /> <img src="http://www.kimsherrell.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ArtwalkBadge.jpg" […]

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Fire extinguisher training

No kidding – we had fire extinguisher training at work a week ago; I’ve been so busy I haven’t had time to post pictures yet. It was fun; I hadn’t fired off a fire extinguisher since I was a kid.  Now I need to get a couple for home and teach Aviva how to use […]

My new earring

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My new earring

I just got this a few days ago from a vendor on Etsy, Simply Willow.  Her work is somewhat steampunk inspired, and I loved this one when I first saw it.  Its called  Red Key To My Heart Steampunk Earrings.  Here’s a picture of one of them (since I only have one ear pierced I […]

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Learning Rails

Title: Learning Rails Author: Simon St. Laurent, Edd Dumbill Paperback: 442 pages Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.; 1 edition (November 28, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 0596518773 ISBN-13: 978-0596518776 I have a couple ideas for data-driven Twitter tools, and I read part of one book on Ruby on Rails before, so since that book’s in storage I […]

We bought a house

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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 bedrooms and 4 baths big. We bought a painting as our housewarming gift to ourselves – its about 42″ tall and done in a classic Spanish […]