Category Archives: technology

Roland TR-909 – A personal introduction

By the time I’d left for college I was familiar with the sounds of the Roland TR-909 drum machine. Daft Punk’s Homework (which had been only recently introduced to me) and it’s overt ode to the machine, Revolution 909, were … Continue reading

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Primitive Technology: Forge Blower

I invented the Bow Blower, a combination of the bow drill and forge blower to make a device that can force air into a fire while being easy to construct from commonly occurring natural materials using only primitive technology. I … Continue reading

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Record Making: Stoned Mode

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What The Hell Was Megadeth, Arizona? — Cuepoint — Medium

This is the story of how an unlikely threesome—a girl, a heavy metal band and their fans — pioneered the web at its infancy, bucked the status quo and proved that the Internet wasn’t a fad. It’s 1994. I’m working at Capitol … Continue reading

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Work Habits at Apple – Ole Begemann

Melton: Oh, Christ! Yeah, exactly, I couldn’t do that. I had to do something right away. I said in the article that I wrote for The Loop magazine, when Steve asked you a question you didn’t ramble and whatever you … Continue reading

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Spark | Open source IoT toolkit

Spark | Open source IoT toolkit.

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Nest: Just another big data source for the all-seeing, all-knowing future Google | VentureBeat | Business | by Ricardo Bilton

At any given time Google, through its various services and devices, knows, well, a lot: What you’re searching for What you are talking about when you email friends (and, through Google+, who those friends are) Where you live, and work, … Continue reading

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Cassette Film

Cassette Film.

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Netflix is Sabotaging Itself – on Purpose

This is beautiful: SAN FRANCISCO — What does not kill me, makes me stronger. So said Nietzsche, Conan the Barbarian, and Kelly Clarkson. Now Netflix cloud director Ariel Tseitlin is taking that philosophy to its natural limit in the world … Continue reading

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Sunday fun

Was thrilled to find an Electro Harmonix DRM-15 and Roland CR68 drum machine pair in Des Moines today from the same seller. Great deal from a great guy.

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