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My 5th album, Something’s Missing, is available everywhere!

My 5th full release, Something’s Missing, is now available on most streaming and purchase services. This has taken a little over a yea...

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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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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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Confessions of a Public Speaker

Title: Confessions of a Public Speaker Author: Scott Berkun Hardcover: 238 pages Publisher: O’Reilly Media; 1 edition (November 10, 2009) Language: English ISBN-10: 0596801998 ISBN-13: 978-0596801991 I saw the previews for this book on the author’s site.  I’m heavily involved with Toastmasters International so I had to read this book. And I’m so glad I […]

The Bliptronic 5000 from @ThinkGeek – A Tenori-on for the rest of us

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The Bliptronic 5000 from @ThinkGeek – A Tenori-on for the rest of us

I first saw the Tenori-on in a video by Little Boots; it is a real-time, matrix input musical instrument.  It is also very expensive (to me at least) at $999.00 (a less expensive plastic cased version is coming out soon). I got the regular “what’s new” email from ThinkGeek and I skimmed it.  I saw the […]

Spykee, the spy robot, by Meccano

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Spykee, the spy robot, by Meccano

I got a Spykee robot kit from http://www.woot.com on sale; I had some time recently so I assembled the robot. The kit comes in a square box about a foot on each side; inside are lots of small parts including screws and the tools required to assemble a robot. I choose to assemble the default […]

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

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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 […]