I'm a husband and father first, and a tinker beyond that. You'll find me chasing my children, hugging my wife, or possibly curled up with a guitar, Apple device, Peter Rollins book, indie movie or, on really fun days, a soldering iron. If I'm not at home, which, these days, frankly, is unlikely, I'm either at a coffee shop reading, seeing some live music or I’m the guy in the corner of the bar with a laptop.
Mom, if I've directed you here, it's to click this link.
I'm a software designer/developer for a name you might know.
For a look at my approach to integrating design and technology, or being a developer and working well with designers, watch this talk from Øredev 2013:
I've been lucky enough to have a lot of fun making music with some incredible people. I co-founded and played guitar, mandolin and banjo and sang with bluegrass/old time band The Rogue River String Band (I’ll gladly send you a copy of our two albums if you’re interested) for several years, before we broke up to have children and move to different cities. I played guitar and sang with Meche (remember MySpace?), an anything goes garage band, for a good part of the same time-span, until we broke up for similar reasons. I even got to collaborate with The Ugly Facade on As Written by a Member of the Dying Middle Class, co-composing several tracks and playing banjo and electric guitar and singing backing vocals for gems such as Solace in Fugue (I really like what he did with the cheesy solo I did for I May Be Stupid, too—this guy is an incredible producer)
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