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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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Why I set up my WordPress blog like this

Now that I’m following a bunch of people on Twitter, I’m getting a lot of article links.  A lot of them recommend this or that WordPress plugin, or more likely, “The 50 WordPress Plugins Most Likely to Curl Your Hair and Shave Inches Off Your ….” So, I thought I’d just explain what I’ve done […]

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My new toy hovercraft!

I ordered a toy hovercraft from Thinkgeek, and I think its really cool! The instructions are in Japanese, but I figured out how to charge it up and make it go. And here’s a video to prove it!

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Basil Likes Gelato!

I little video I shot with my Blackberry of our little schipperke eating some gelato during a break from walking him along Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks.

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Kicking around Sherman Oaks

We decided to take the dog for a window shopping trip on Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks. Aviva got to have her picture taken with President Obama (well, almost). A golf shop was under construction and they had some cool machines inside. And I bought a really cool tee shirt at one of the shops.

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The Filth

Title: The Filth Author: Grant Morrison Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Vertigo (June 1, 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 1401200133 ISBN-13: 978-1401200138 I really didn’t like this graphic novel. Its yet another conspiracy story wrapped around a guy that cleans up messes in the universe while his alter-ego has a dying cat (and really likes porn).  As […]

Scrum Master training

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Scrum Master training

I am now a Certified Scrum Master after attending two days of training down in Costa Mesa.  The class was given by Michael James from Danube Technologies.  The class was very practical and pragmatic, as befits training for an agile process in my opinion. We learned about the three roles: Product owner Scrum Master Team […]

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Walking around Sherman Oaks

We took the dog for a walk on Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks and I took some pictures…. A very very cool tee shirt I bought at a store on this trip Aviva with President Obama (well, a likeness anyway) A very cool machine in a (future) golf shop

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Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

Title: Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife Author: Mary Roach Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: W. W. Norton (October 2, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0393329127 ISBN-13: 978-0393329124 Mary Roach likes to write about things she initially knows nothing about; she must really dig doing research (and meeting some off-kilter folks).  Her last book, Stiff, discusses what happens […]

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Videos of Basil – Blackberry on AT&T finally hits 4.5 …

… and I don’t mean on the Richter scale (although there have been some earthquates in SoCal yesterday), I mean the operating system version for the RIM Blackberry with service from AT&T. A friend I walk with at lunch often also has a Blackberry with AT&T service, and he found that the latest OS was […]

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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 […]