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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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Trying out the PingpressFM plugin

I’m getting more and more good stuff from folks I’m following on Twitter, and this is one. PingpressFM is a WordPress plugin that publishes new posts to ping.fm.  Ping.fm publishes to whatever social networks you want, in three categories of post: Status Microblog Blog I’ve been using it for ages because I just don’t have […]

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A drive down Mulholland Highway

New Years Day 2009 – we decide to take a drive, which we haven’t done in a long time.  We decided to pick up Mulholland Highway at Topanga Canyon and drive towards the coast. We packed the dog and Aviva and I into the car and took off.  There are a few treacherous sections of […]

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New Year’s Eve dinner at Angelini Osteria

Aviva found this restaurant somewhere, and I’m glad she did.  An Osteria typically serves food somewhere between the quicker trattoria and the all-out restaurante, while also offering more localized, seasonal, special dishes.  Angelini Osteria (323.297.0070) fills that niche perfectly. We started with the fried calamari; the plate is huge, definitely share any appetizer among two […]

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Guidelines for Online Success

Title: Guidelines for Online Success Author: Rob Ford (Editor), Julius Wiedemann (Editor) Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: TASCHEN America Llc (June 1, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 3822823678 ISBN-13: 978-3822823675 This is a typical Taschen book – lots of great graphics, lots of white space, critical eye to page layout. The content is good too; the book […]

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Another day in Pasadena

We didn’t know what we wanted to do yesterday, so we finally decided to go to Pasadena; we wanted to go to the Burlington Coat Factory there (we’d heard it was a large store) and the Norton Simon Museum to see the Vermeer that’s on loan. So, we dropped the dog off with Jeff, our […]

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Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team

Title: Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team Author: George Jonas Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster (November 29, 2005) ISBN-10: 0743291646 ASIN: B001GVJCC4 This was an interesting book to read – I found it on the discount table at our local Borders and, since I’ve seen the movie Munich, I thought […]

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Free lunches

We worked through lunch reviewing architecture materials my team have been creating; we’re taking on a bunch of new responsibilities and this is the best way I know to learn enough to start taking responsibility – start at the top and bottom and work to the middle. So we brough in lunch, from a local […]

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Chakra Restaurant

Yesterday we ran errands, purchasing a new iPod for me (I could have done with a black and white screen and a better scroll wheel, but having 120Gb is a huge upgrade given my old, dead iPod as a 20Gb model – hey, I use it for music, I put photos on my phone; I […]

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Pasadena flea market

We visited the big flea market at Pasadena City College – they take over four floors of the parking structure; its really big! A B2 bomber flew overhead for a while – must be a big airbase nearby A sculpture on the (long) walk to the flea market from the parking area We got a […]

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Pictures of Basil

Basil is our little schipperke.  He’s almost 15 1/2 years old and still going strong (as long as he gets his meds regularly). Four new pictures of our little bear. Translate