Peter Langston, founder of LucasArts, is a banjo player. He taught computers to play banjo, using fractals. He even wrote a scientific paper (including source code) on how computers can play banjo in the 1980’s. Seriously, no kidding.
For years now, I’ve wanted an old rocking chair in which to sit and play banjo. There were a few requirements for the perfect chair: The perfect rocking chair has to be old. I don’t want to be the first owner of a new rocker. I want to be the last owner of an old… Read More
Starting up a blog is a little bit like moving into a new house, or renovating the place that you have lived for many years. Until you have your housewarming party, all of your efforts are essentially self-directed attempts at expressing yourself, without any significant feedback.
This site is clearly not ready for prime-time, but I’m going to open it up to friends for some feedback. What areas would you, personally, suggest I focus on at first? Should I build up my photography pages? Maybe create a public/private distinction so my friends can share in password-protected photos and whatnot? More music… Read More
It’s 2010, and the fact is that it is really past high time that I had an online portfolio and weblog.