When I was traveling in Peru several years back, I bought myself a hand-built guitar from a reputable guitar maker in Lima. I took it home, put the case in the corner of my living room, and left it there. When I finally went to pick it up a few months ago, I found that… Read More
Want to do some interesting partner sports? I’m looking for workout buddies. I like exercise, but I am getting really sick of the same routine: bike to gym, cardio, the same weight machines and dumbbells. I might start bringing one of my bikes to work and riding around the beautiful trails in the area after… Read More
I’ve been making the most of my freedom this summer, and have been taking as much vacation time as I can. I recently went on a vacation to visit a friend and then led a camping trip in the desert. Last weekend I was out on a boat, an the weekend after next I will… Read More
While the business world transitions to electronic paperless systems, the education world is still mired in endless reams of dead trees.
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.