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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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Arrived in California

We drove five days from Chicago, Illinois, to Westlake Village, California. Here are some pictures we took along the way. View Larger Map Some of the boxes in our former living room Loading up the moving van Aviva in Colorado A Pizza Hut in Nebraska A Shell station in Utah Translate

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My first tattoo

Got my first tattoo today! This morning while pondering my breakfast of waffles, it suddenly dawned on me what tattoo I should get. You see, Aviva and I have talked about getting a tattoo for years, but we’ve never settled on a design. And, you do have to live with it (and if you’re Jewish […]

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Moonshadows Restaurant

Moonshadows Restaurant in Malibu, CA 20356 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu, CA 90256 I’m moved into my temporary housing, Aviva goes back home Monday to finish getting the house ready to vacate, so we decided to drive to Malibu and have a nice dinner. The service wasn’t great; I think our server forgot about us a […]

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24 Declassified: Collateral Damage

Title: 24 Declassified: Collateral Damage Author: Marc Cerasini Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: HarperEntertainment (February 26, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 0061431184 ISBN-13: 978-0061431180 A very guilty pleasure of mine – I love the TV series 24, and the books are just as good, maybe better. This one is set in the new NYC Counter-Terrorist Unit […]

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Tom Clancy’s EndWar

Title: Tom Clancy’s EndWar Author: David Michaels Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Berkley (February 5, 2008) Language: English ISBN-10: 0425222144 ISBN-13: 978-0425222140 I finished my interview early out in LA (great job opportunity, I hope I get an offer for this one), went out to Burbank Airport (Bob Hope), and had about five hours to kill […]

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Beginning TiVo Programming

Title: Beginning TiVo Programming Author: John Brosnan, Kyle Copeland Paperback: 298 pages Publisher: Wrox (February 12, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0470054271 ISBN-13: 978-047005427 I read this book on the flight from Chicago to Phoenix to Burbank. Really good – I highly recommend this book. It includes everything you need to know to build TiVo applications, […]

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Office Warfare: Strategies for Getting Ahead in the Aggressive 80’s

Title: Office Warfare: Strategies for Getting Ahead in the Aggressive 80’s Author: Marilyn Moats Kennedy Mass Market Paperback Publisher: Fawcett (October 12, 1986) Language: English ISBN-10: 0449210162 ISBN-13: 978-0449210161 I wish I’d read this book years ago – it explains a lot about the changes I’ve seen in the workplace over the last 20-plus years. […]

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Math and the Mona Lisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci

Title: Math and the Mona Lisa: The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci Author: Bulent Atalay Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Collins (February 21, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0060851198 ISBN-13: 978-0060851194 This book reminds us that art and science are inexorably intertwined. The writing style is lucid yet very readable, including the sections that delve […]

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My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands

Title: My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands Author: Chelsea Handler Paperback: 213 pages Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (May 12, 2005) Language: English ISBN-10: 1582346186 ISBN-13: 978-1582346182 I saw Chelsea doing her standup on The Comedy Channel the other night – she mentioned her book and I had to read it (she’s quite irreverent and […]

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The Unfolding of Language : An Evolutionary Tour of Mankind’s Greatest Invention

Title: The Unfolding of Language : An Evolutionary Tour of Mankind’s Greatest Invention Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: Amazon Remainders Account (June 1, 2005) ISBN-10: 0805079076 ASIN: B000GQLCXC I really enjoyed this book – it takes you on a trip around the development of language.  I found some very interesting bits, especially the concept that most language […]