Watching the Flash with my son

My son and I have been watching the Flash on Netflix. It’s been a fun little bonding thing.  I love the show. Watching Barry Allen, and the people surrounding him evolve really delights me. And the ensemble of cast and crew gel very well.  We’ve made a pledge to not watch without the other, so Read More …

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir Live “Cloudburst”

I love Eric Whitacre’s work. His music speaks deeply to me. His Virtual Choir pieces, though, achieves the highest levels of awesome. This one, Cloudburst (where gets bonus points from me as he based on an Octavio Paz poem) is stunning. Inspired by a Midwestern thunderstorm, the song captures the audio essence of the storm. Read More …

And now, Google Music

I value knowing what’s going on in the tech world. Yet, there is so much change, coming so fast, that sometimes I miss the obvious. I subscribed to YouTube Red some time ago. My focus: ad elimination. So much of my family’s video time is spent on YouTube, so it was a prudent investment. I Read More …

My weird brain, sci-fi and technology 

​My love of things geek manifests in strange ways at times. A huge fan of Ghost in the Shell, I wonder about Wi-Fi protocols and data throughput when people “think” at each other.  Or how many servers are on the Death Star? RAID drives? How much email gets sent daily? What kind of data connection Read More …

Two Items Of Geek Lust

Ok, two things caught my eye over the past few days. Number 1: Over at BestBuy, the “Kwikset – Kevo Touch-to-Open Bluetooth Key and Electronic Smart Door Lock” Being able to open my door via Bluetooth sounds so freakin’ cool! But $230 is a bit steep for this geek delight. And number 2: The Rocket Read More …