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location Tucson, AZ
age 43
visits member for 2 years, 4 months
seen Oct 23 at 23:13

Software Development Background:

  • C++ libraries and applications since 1996
  • Python libraries and applications since 2000
  • Various flavors of Unix, mostly Linux in recent years

Education:

  • B.S. Math / Computer Science from Williams College
  • M.S. Computer Science from University of Arizona

Musical Background:

  • Piano and guitar off and on for many years
  • Brief flirtations with various other instruments

Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Sep
20
answered How can I strengthen my fretting hand away from my guitar?
Sep
12
answered How do I fix the bridge on a Flea ukulele?
Aug
8
comment What exercises can I do to improve my timing?
It sounds like you have two problems: not playing in time, and not being able to tell that you're playing in time. This advice is great for playing in time reliably. I would just add: to tell whether you're playing in time, keep recording yourself.
Jun
25
answered Why does Tom Waits' voice sound the way it does?
Jun
24
revised Vocal tuning (metering, not autotuning)
Fix minor typos; add note about practice capabilities in SW/HW solutions to get up to minimum edit length.
Jun
24
suggested suggested edit on Vocal tuning (metering, not autotuning)
Jun
15
revised tab reading on middle strings
Add note about how to mute the 3rd string. Minor spacing cleanup.
Jun
14
suggested suggested edit on tab reading on middle strings
Feb
13
awarded  Supporter
Jan
29
awarded  Editor
Jan
29
revised How to extract musical notes(tabs) from chords?
Added brief discussion of different voicings
Jan
28
suggested suggested edit on What instruments are inexpensive, portable and not too loud?
Jan
28
suggested suggested edit on How to extract musical notes(tabs) from chords?
Nov
15
suggested suggested edit on What is the best way to work on my fret hand finger independence?
Oct
28
awarded  Teacher
Oct
26
answered Silent, extremely portable instrument to learn music