Tonight, I drove into Sunland/Tujunga while Jenna took these photographs of the Station Fire.
Archive for August, 2009
I feel like I’m being bribed by Google. Three days ago, they sent me an email that began… Hi, We’re writing to let you know about an upcoming update in your AdSense account designed to help you generate the maximum revenue from your ad units. You’ll soon be able to allow multiple ad networks to [...]
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The headline: jbum looks for new job. For the past three years or so I’ve been commuting an hour and change to Santa Monica from the Burbank/Pasadena area. First to Yahoo! where I did front-end development for Yahoo! Music, and then to Topspin, a music industry startup that helps musicians acquire fans and sell music [...]
Hey, remember that music box kit I was playing with a few months ago? Vi Hart had the brilliant idea of twisting the paper into a Möbius strip! This effectively doubles the length of the music and presents an interesting compositional challenge. Check out the video!
In order to understand the MOB Brown / orange shift phenomenon I’ve discussed in the previous post and elsewhere, I produced a series of histograms, showing the relative proportions of images in each set that average to a particular hue. In this collection of photographs of poppy flowers, you can see a clear preponderance of [...]
I’ve been doing some new research on the “MOB Brown” or “Orange Shift” phenomenon I first blogged about back in 2006. As part of that research, I’ve produced a number of intriguing composite images, which I thought I would share here. Before I proceed, I should acknowledge that some of this art resembles the work [...]
A few people recently asked for sheet music to my piano piece Crooked Waltz, which you can hear on my out-of-tune piano in a living room recording here. In this piece the time signature changes all over the place, but when played properly, the changes aren’t too noticeable. Here’s a rough sketch of the piece, [...]