Thursday, June 23, 2016

Room Treatment and Open Source Room Evaluation

Its hard to improve something you can't measure.

My studio space is much much too reverberant. This is not surprising since its a basement room with laminate flooring and virtually no soft, absorbant surfaces at all. I planned to add acoustic treatment from the get go, but funding made me wait until now. I've been recording doing DI guitars, drum samples, and synth programming, but nothing acoustic yet until the room gets tamed a little bit.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Why Does Programming Have So Many Holy Wars?

I was chatting with my brother and my Dad about the silly arguments programmers get into. Editors (me: vim, bro: emacs, dad: brief). Tabs vs spaces (all: spaces), bracket placement,  C vs C++,  Inheritance vs composition, the list goes on and on. Why?

I guess its because unlike say, space travel that was highly documented by a single agency, or say civil engineering which is regulated by building code and strict best practice rules, coding developed ad-hoc. Hackers all maker their own rules and basically these are just territory gang fights. Whatever.