palace museum

In November I got an invitation to teach a one-week workshop at the Palace Museum on two diverse subjects: solubility parameters and anoxia.  We decided that the Christmas holiday would be a good fit with Sean’s school and our other work schedules, and Fall is usually nice weather in Taiwan (and that turned out to be true enough: sitting around… Continue reading

audio test

Got a taste of my nephew Coleman’s latest composition “The Dopest” on his Crocigator myspace blog.  Kids nowadays — I’ve been running Live, Digital Performer, and Komplete (especially Kontakt!) for seems like ages now and these old grey cells are only humbled by the sysiphean transition from imagination to reality. Meanwhile, here are are few examples of… Continue reading

domains

Found out yesterday that someone is now using muzeo.org (’cause I didn’t register it when I could have — heck I remember when we registered museumca.org the domain museum.com was still available and I passed).  So, in a pique of insecurity I ran out to godaddy and laid down some pennies to register a few… Continue reading

mac emacs

I’m glad that MacOSX is unix-based, but it still hides too much of the guts, making it harder than necessary to accomplish essential technical activities.  My first home computer was a Mac (actually, one of the first off the assembly line, with the signatures of team inside of the case — I recall being a… Continue reading