Tag Archives: John Cage

Hidden In Plain Sight

If you don’t know what is geocaching is, don’t feel too bad – most don’t. I kept hearing the term when researching GPS units, but didn’t really understand what it was until I downloaded the Geocaching iPhone app a short while ago. Now I’m hooked. The missus doesn’t really understand, and I guess it does […]

The Expert At The DVD Player

I visit Las Vegas at least twice a year, for the Consumer Electronics Show and the National Association Of Broadcasters conference. Although I look forward to these trips out of personal interest, these are work trips, to keep up on developments in the world of high tech. So these trips are not the fun and […]

AudioCard

A few years ago, I started a (non-musical) year-long project involving taking a photograph each day. The photographs were mostly taken with a Holga “toy camera” using 120 medium format film, scanned and posted at Dankerton. The process is a bit cumbersome, and while I took all the pictures, they never got processed and posted. […]

The Revolution Will Be Computerized

These notes from a 1979 album of computer music speculates that with the proliferation of the personal computer, everyone would become “sound explorers”. Before the advent of the PC, “computer music” was largely an academic endeavor because computers were large and expensive and university was the only place most people could use one. In 1979, […]