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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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Cross reference to a book I just read

Read a good book by a Dutch author!

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We Did Nothing

Title: We Did Nothing: Why the Truth Doesn’t Always Come Out When the UN Goes In Author: Linda Polman Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Viking Adult (Penguin Books), 29 May 2003 ISBN: 067091424X Found this book at the English Book Exchange in Florence on vacation – I had finished the two I’d brought, was reading a […]

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God and Money

Title: God and Money: Florence and the Medici in the Renaissance Author: Richard Fremantle (Leo S. Oleschki Editore) Paperback: 66 pages Publisher: Casa Editrice Leo S.Olschki (December, 1992) ASIN: 8822239393 We bought God and Money in the upstairs bookstore at the Palazzo Pitti in Florence. This book discusses the struggle between money and the Church […]

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Ada Blackjack

Title: Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Artic Author: Jennifer Niven Paperback: 448 pages Publisher: Hyperion (November 3, 2004) ISBN: 078688746X Ada Blackjack was an Eskimo who joined the ill-fated attempt to colonize Wrangell Island. This book starts with a description of Ada and the Chautauqua tours, where famous people and musicians […]

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Amsterdam and Florence

This trip was a last minute holiday set up to follow leadership training I received at Duin & Kruidberg in Santpoort south of Amsterdam (yes, this is my fifth business trip to Amsterdam this year – you can look at other pages in the travelogue to see where I’ve been). ABN AMRO employees call Duin […]

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Cross reference for a book I just read

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Inside the Kingdom

Title: Inside the Kingdom Author: Carmen bin Ladin Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Warner Books (June 13, 2005) ISBN: 0446694886 This is finally out in paperback, so I brought it along for my latest flight to Amsterdam. The book is pretty good and a fast read. She’s obviously lived inside Saudi Arabia as a wife of […]

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The Dutch-Muslim Culture War

Another article talking about the problems with tolerance in the Netherlands

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Freakonomics

Title: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Author: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner Hardcover: 256 pages Publisher: William Morrow (May 1, 2005) ISBN: 006073132X This book is a fun read. It purports to be about nothing and everything, and its probably pretty close. While some of the statements are probably […]

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The Executive Guide to Information Security

Title: The Executive Guide to Information Security: Threats, Challenges, and Solutions Author: Mark Egan with Tim Mather Paperback: 288 pages Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (November 30, 2004) ISBN: 0321304519 I think this is a great introduction to information security for a busy executive. There’s a lot of good information and places to start in improving a […]