Music, Software, Philosophy
Vulpes, the Fox-themed band.
"What the Hell?" is likely the first question on your mind.
In brief, I've got a bit of time on my hands and have been up-skilling a bit through Coursera. One of the areas I'm branching a bit more into is Graphic Design, specifically beefing up my Adobe Creative Cloud skills. For the specific course in Read More >>
Where to open Bob’s awesome underground alternative music venue.
Machine Learning Capstone Project for IBM's Data Science Professional Certificate
1. Description of the problem
Bob Smith has recently come into a modest sum of money, and would like to fulfill his dream of opening a mid-sized music venue where he can book both local and larger performance artists, as well Read More >>
Selecting Graceful Website Color Schemes
Image: Aida KHubaeva
If you already have an idea of what colors you’d like to use, or have already set color associations for your brand, then you are already a bit ahead of this section. If you have not quite determined your colors, then here is a nice infographic to help you get started:
Read More >>
Planning the Foundations
Image: Pete Linforth
Understanding your target audience and why they should want to visit your site or use your app is essentially the most important element in considering an appropriate design. Understanding some of the basic principles underlying the psychology of your intended audience, such as why they are visiting your page, what problem do they intend Read More >>
The ChucK programming language was developed by Stanford University’s Dr. Ge Wang, under the supervision of Dr. Perry Cook, for the purpose of music composition and digital signal processing. The ChucK language distinguishes itself from other similar languages by providing a simple, yet elegant, syntax that is both easy for artists that are new to programming yet versatile enough Read More >>
Image courtesy of Geralt.
“If you know your enemies and yourself, you will not be imperiled in
a hundred battles… if you do not know your enemies nor yourself,
you will be imperiled in every single battle.”
Information security is presently one of the most rapidly expanding fields in the realm of information technology due largely to Read More >>
Image courtesy of Geralt.
Service Oriented Architecture evolved from many of the defining characteristics of the Object Oriented Programming paradigm, including key concepts such as encapsulation, containerization, and reusability. SOA developed, initially in the 1990’s, as a response to the inefficiencies encountered while attempting to update legacy software systems, where often updating one aspect of the system could cause complete Read More >>
Practical advice for students and others seeking to increase their ability to master new subjects.
This post is part multi-book review, part inspired speculation, and part technique. At the end of the post I also include an application of the suggested technique, and illustrate some of the insights gained while developing this technique. To provide the reader with a Read More >>