I'm also author of Stride Piano Tricks, a popular guide on how to play early jazz piano.
Here I write about the twin arts of software engineering and musicianship, and perhaps the occasional life-hack or two.
2021-04-26 hacking-humans diet weight loss
I recently lost 20 lbs, and have now kept it off for just over a year, which I’m told is uncommon. Several people have asked how I did it, so ... Read More
Art Will Save Us
Covid has given us a preview of life with nothing to do, a future that people like Andrew Yang warn is on the near horizon for most of us anyway after ... Read More
2021-02-23 hacking-humans humanity
An important life lesson for human interactions, brought to you by the world of computer communication: in TCP communication there’s the ACK ... Read More
Piano Keys as Months
Noticed something at the piano today. As a kid, I learned to map the months of the year onto my knuckles, whereby the peaks represent months with 31 ... Read More
Tech Showdown: Mad-Libs Edition
String a few marketing factoids together with hackneyed tech cliches and you too can generate an SEO-friendly “X vs Y” technology post! ... Read More