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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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Blink!

Title: Blink! Author: Malcolm Gladwell Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Little, Brown (January 11, 2005) ISBN: 0316172324 Ever wonder what to do when your gut is telling you something but you just don’t have enough information to make a conscious choice? This book is for you. Galdwell’s previous book, The Tipping Point, is becoming a classic […]

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Fly: An Experimental Life

Title: Fly: An Experimental Life Author: Martin Brookes Hardback: 205 pages Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson (2001) ISBN: 0297645897 This was a fun book to read. Its all about the history of the fruit fly in scientific research. Because the fruit fly, various species of drosophila, live short, highly reproductive lives, they are a great subject […]

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Tilton Elementary’s Read Aloud 2005

The assembly was fantastic! The kids are always high-energy and ready to shout and clap. We were ushered into the school and taken upstairs to have bagels and juice and coffee; we also wore name tags: Then, down to the auditorium where the kids were already rocking! Here’s the program: Norm Bobins, president and CEO […]

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Body Worlds exhibit

I took today off from work to visit the Body Worlds show at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago; this is a very cool show! I had a little worry that the exhibit might be too weird but it was really neat. The show is work by Gunther von Hagens, and its human […]

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Java WebStart

A variety of things around Java WebStart and the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP).

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Make magazine

First issue of Make arrived yesterday! Make is a very cool magazine – its published quarterly, its dedicated to Do it Yourself (DiY), and the projects and content is just to die for! I photocopied articles on soldering (for my son) and on making a magnetic card reader. There was all kinds of great software […]

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Portable Firefox

Put Firefox on a dongle

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A Dutch Soccer Riddle: Jewish Regalia Without Jews

An article in today’s New York Times that discusses why Ajax fans are called Jews, how some members of the community feel that’s bad, and how the team is trying to find something to do about it.

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Why am I interested in The Netherlands?

It was twenty years ago today…. When I first visited Amsterdam. I love it!

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Why am I interested in Saudi Arabia?

A little background on way back when I worked in Saudi Arabia and a few other things.