Updates from the hinterland

Hi loyal readers! Yes, I’m still alive. There is much to write about but I haven’t taken the time. I’ve posted to Twitter from time to time, but not much substance. Let’s see if we can fill in some blanks: 1. I sold my XBox and all of its games. Yes it’s true. I’ve been […]

Two Hours with my Sennheiser HD280 headphones

tl;dr – They are awesome! I’ve spent the last two hours working at my desk and listening to my music collection via iTunes Match.  These new headphones have a quality that is hard to describe to someone–mainly because I don’t think I have the right words in vocabulary.  The sound is certainly clear and well-defined […]

Sennheiser HD280 Pro are as good as you think

Quick review of the Sennheiser HD280 Pro headphones: Basics Sound quality is amazing. Reveals the quality of source material, whether it’s vintage vinyl (Rush-Moving Pictures) or 256Kbps AAC from iTunes Match (Love and Rockets-Ball of Confusion). Nearly complete sound isolation. Manual that comes in box lets you know you paid for a quality product. Coiled […]

SOPA Protest

Like many on WordPress.com, I’ve set my site to “blackout” to draw awareness to the internet censorship dangers of the SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US Congress.  Please visit the main page and read some of the information and act if you feel it’s important. I do.

Rob “CmdrTaco” Malda – interviewed by Matt Haughey

I read this and now realize why open software and systems are so important. We all stand on the shoulders of the generation before. This is true in EVERY medium. Writers, Artists, Programmers, Engineers. The trend in the last few decades to lock everything down… be it with rivets and welds, or with patents and […]