Monthly Archives: September 2005

Being Digital

Being Digital

Nicholas Negroponte (Credit: Web Chappell) Nicholas Negroponte, founder and director of MIT’s Media Lab, authored Being Digital in 1995. The book was actually a collection of articles he’d written for Wired Magazine in its first years. The key concept discussed in the book was the movement from “Atoms to Bits” and its impact on all ... Read More
 

Mission: Impact

I am fortunate in that music has always remained an important part of my life while my career in technology continued to grow. Today I can truly say that the road I have traveled is one that has brought both of these passions together for me.   I have been fan, writer, performer, producer, engineer, ... Read More
 
They Blinded Me With Science

They Blinded Me With Science

My Dad convinced me of the importance of a good education. He wanted his four sons to have options that he did not have in his life. He had left school in the ninth grade. He didn’t feel that a career in music would be the best way to provide for a family. I entered ... Read More
 
Jedi Masters

Jedi Masters

The bug had bit me. I wanted music to be my life. I decided I was going to be a record producer. I did all I could to surround myself with music. I listened to it, played it, wrote it, shared it with friends and checked out every recommendation offered by them. I hung out ... Read More
 

The Band

I started playing “live” as the rhythm guitarist for our Church’s folk music group. Bob Dylan music and a Young Life song book provided much of the inspiration for the selections.   Soon thereafter I formed a band to play the music we were hearing on the radio. Phil, Gord, John, Wayne, and I became ... Read More