I like to tinker, whether it's analog circuits or CSS code. Since I launched the newest version of my website this past March, it's been more or less permanently under construction. A while back I started learning PHP, thinking that it would help me learn to code, and be useful in tweaking all those web… Read more...


I have been experimenting with algorithmic composition quite a bit lately, and this really resonates with me:

“In many ways, AI helped me become more creative, evolving my role into something resembling more of an editor or director. I gave AI direction (in the form of data to learn from or parameters for the output), and it sends back raw material, which I then edit and arrange to create a cohesive song. It also allowed me to spend more time on other aspects of the creation process like the vocal melodies, lyrics, and music videos. It’s still creative, just different.”

Algo-Rhythms: The future of album collaboration




The other day I stumbled upon the iOS app "Workflow." It's similar to Automator on old versions of Mac OS, and IFTTT. Basically it allows you to do programming without really programming. Such as: grab my clipboard, post the link to my WordPress website. I've been working on a Workflow to very quickly and easily… Read more...




[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="499"] My messy transcription of "Daybreak" (Community fans know what I'm taking about...) for the funk EP I've been working on[/caption] The weird weather has kept me mostly inside, but I've been finding other ways to stay busy. Tying some flies, working on some music (there's a funk EP in the works)… Read more...

It's Wednesday and I haven't been fishing since Sunday. Snow is falling and it's super duper cold out there. Yesterday the thermometer said 5°F, which is my cue to stay inside. Not so much because it's cold, but because I'd only get a few casts in before my guides completely iced up. Generally when the… Read more...