Digital Painting – A Tale of Digital Artist Bert Monroy and Me

A couple of weeks ago I attended a presentation by Digital Painter Bert Monroy. Bert wrote the first book I ever saw and used about computer art. It was a tips and tricks book for […]

Teaching Coding in U.S Public Schools

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  For the last many months, I have been working on ways in which we can get coding / programming into our public schools. I gotta confess: the outlook is dire. I had no idea […]

The Sad Fate of Professional Musicians in U.S. : Outsourced to London, Part II – The Pay Model Connection

  In the last post, (Part 1) I talked about the loss of studio musician jobs in the U.S. to London as a result of the removal of music education from our schools, the lack […]

The Sad Fate of Professional Musicians in U.S. : Outsourced to London, Part I – The Music Education Connection

Why are so many film and TV producers going to London to record their music soundtracks rather than recording here in the States?

The Importance of Mentoring – Sundays at Richard’s!

Several years ago I arranged for two of my female web and interactive students to video interview a woman scientist at Caltech. I asked the administrators there if they could line up a couple of […]

All Hands on Deck Thoughts Evoked On Hearing A Science Star – Freeman Dyson – In Pasadena the Other Night

Yes, it was one of those science fan nights for me at Pasadena’s Caltech Beckman Auditorium last week. I’ve read most of Freeman Dyson’s books and for years have admired his sensible approach to science […]