recent adventures in cyberspace

I’ve been having a ball playing around with all sorts of new software. I recently switched my old “frankenstein” computer (the one I made on Halloween out of two dead computers) to Xubuntu 16.04, which is a Linux operating system. It’s been a great adventure. Like learning how to do computers all over again. Luckily […]

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Galatea

My latest venture into electronica. This was pretty clearly influenced by Brian Eno’s “Atmospheres and Soundtracks” and “Music for Airports.” And maybe John Klemmer’s “Touch.” But I wanted to make it my own, give it my own twist, and not just try to copy the great pioneers of ambient music and smooth jazz. While composing […]

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Jupiter 7

This is a new song I’m working on. Having a lot of fun with it. It’s actually based on a tune I wrote when I was just a kid. We had this broken down piano in the basement. Some of the keys didn’t work. Especially the higher ones. It was slightly out of tune. But […]

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Rod Serling did it better… but Battlestar Galactica still hot

SPOILER ALERT… don’t read this if you haven’t seen the final episode for 2008! BSG fans no doubt delighted at the 2008 season finale where all sorts of insane tensions mount between humans and Cylons. And Xena (oops, I mean Cylon number Three), that ever-enchanting toaster, offers an innocent civilian up to death before a truce is made between […]

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Are you up to tachyonic speed?

C. F. Fitzgerald, “Tachyons” pp. 421-423 cited in Tachyons, Time Travel, and Divine Omniscience Author(s): William Lane Craig Source: The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 85, No. 3 (Mar., 1988), pp. 135-150 I remember once saying to a friend that the pop group The Clash could have had an influence on the music of Beethoven. She couldn’t […]

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