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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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Ragusa and Noto

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Ragusa and Noto

We got up really early, 5:30, again so we could do an organized tour. This time it was just Aviva and I with a driver, a guide, and a Mercedes. We drove over 2 hours to Ragusa, stopping first at a little placed called Castello di Donnafugata. This wasn’t really a castle, but instead a […]

Taormina

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Taormina

We got up late, ate, and walked up to the ancient Greek theatre. This required a pretty long uphill walk, including a long stairway. The theatre faces south, which is a traditional for Greek theatres in Sicily. You can climb all the way to the top of the rear, which unveils beautiful vistas of the […]

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Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers

Title: Investment Biker: Around the World with Jim Rogers Author: Jim Rogers Paperback: 440 pages Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks (April 8, 2003) ISBN: 0812968719 This book was recommended to me by the instructor of the ABN AMRO leadership course I took in June. Its a very good book. It shows how an entrepaneur, Jim […]

Siracusa and Catania

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Siracusa and Catania

We woke very early at 5:30 and had breakfast that had been arranged by the hotel (regular breakfast starts at 7:30 and we had to be at the bus stop at 7:40). After eating we walked to the Byzantine Tombs (well, Bizantine Tumbs on the fax from the travel company). These are actually an unmarked […]

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From Naples to Taormina

We woke up and had breakfast. We then couldn’t decide what to do, as we had a 17:35 flight to Catania, so we just walked around the hotel, did a little shopping, stopped for a good lunch at Cito di Santa Brigida, just down from the beautiful old covered shopping area. Our flight was uneventful, […]

Sorrento

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Sorrento

We got a late start – Aviva’s eye is swollen every morning and she needs to ice it after breakfast so she can open it fully. At least it doesn’t hurt her. We got directions from a cab driver to the dock at Beverello so we could get a hydrofoil to Sorrento. The ride took […]

Museums in Naples

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Museums in Naples

We had breakfast at the hotel on the 10th floor. The room overlooks the harbor, and the views are striking. We took a cab up to the Museo Nazionale, which houses the archeological treasures from Pompei and Heracleum among others. They allowed photography, so we took a lot of photos. There’s a really nice numismatic […]

Seeing churches in Naples

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Seeing churches in Naples

We had breakfast and went out hiking – today was church day, and we saw lots of Chiesas. I saw lots of graphiti and lots of posters all over Naples. Aviva had a schedule of when churches opened, but we were right in expecting the reality to be different than the posted times. We stopped […]

Arrival in Naples

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Arrival in Naples

I’m really looking forward to this vacation – work has been hard recently (but also rewarding to me) and taking a break now is a good thing I think. As usual, I’m bringing some books along, as I love to read while on vacation. We’re lucky – we had enough miles with Northwest to get […]

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Managing IT as a Business: a Survival Guide for CEOs

Title: Managing IT as a Business: a Survival Guide for CEOs Author: Mark D. Lutchen Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (October 3, 2003) Language: English ISBN: 047147104 This book is a good overview of things a CIO should consider to make the CEO’s, and the company’s, life easier. I scanned three images […]