Month: April 2013

Build the Right Thing

Here’s a fun challenge: figure out how what lean-startup guru character FAKEGRIMLOCK says relates to the career of an independent musician who is making ends meet with a career as a web developer. I mean, on the face of it,

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Fifteen Years, Chasing a Sound

I suppose it’s well past time I told this story. Imagine a bar in Baltimore, in the heart of the city, with a Monday night open-mic Jazz jam. Suppose that most of the musicians who showed up to play there

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Today I Have the Chance to Sing

Haven’t done this in too long, but today I looked and it’s Day 16,200 for me. A nice round number. Fitting. For today I have the chance to sing. Those chances don’t come often enough, and there’s no guarantee that

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What’s the deal with the dragons?

So, what is it with my enduring fascination with dragons, anyways? Fantasy tropes in general, really: wizards, unicorns (yeah, unicorns, I went there), elves, quests, swords, giants. All of it has a special place in my brain, and none of

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