12.12.2018: Special Edition – the 555 Timer

Today's soundtrack is Christmas With the Mills Family, a Spotify playlist that includes my favourite Christmas songs. A few weeks ago, I bought a breadboard, some 555 timers, some jumpers, and Jesse Rutherford's book, The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to the 555 Timer. My goal: building an Atari Punk Console. True to my nature, I jumped … Continue reading 12.12.2018: Special Edition – the 555 Timer

10.18.2018: Special Edition – TXT2MIDI.py

Today's soundtrack is Rest, Repose: Rest, Repose, the self-titled album from this band that features one of my favourite YouTubers, "Djent Daddy" Jared Dines. The guy is genuinely funny and is an incredible guitarist, drummer, and vocalist. This afternoon's songwriting project isn't strictly featuring the writing of any songs. Actually, it's probably more about coding … Continue reading 10.18.2018: Special Edition – TXT2MIDI.py

09.20.2018: Running a Python program on an Android phone and syncing it with PC

Today's soundtrack is Connie Francis: Rocksides. I heard her song "My Best Friend Barbara" being played when I visited Nuggets Used Books in Chilliwack, and was immediately enthralled with the classic sound. It's a really fun album. This evening, I'm revisiting the Randomizer to try to figure out whether I can get it to run … Continue reading 09.20.2018: Running a Python program on an Android phone and syncing it with PC