Illiac(soon to be Harmonia) is a project currently under development for Illiac Software. Harmonia is a desktop and iOS application for teaching and learning music theory and composition that offers real-time playback and feedback notations. It is also a complete classroom management tool for testing and grading.
One of the challenges this app has is that it has basically two primary functions. Both are totally unrelated. I think this distinction is important for the user to understand quickly. For one thing, these two separate parts both require scanning of some type. So, not creating a distinction between these parts can create a… Read more
I have a 91-year-old grandmother. She lives in Nashville, so I don’t get to see her much. But it is nice to talk to her on the phone. But even that is difficult to do. Smartphones are a little too complex and feature-rich for her. And I wouldn’t expect her to remember my phone number… Read more
You’ve probably heard that phrase that goes something like, “do one thing and do it well.” I know Elon Musk and Steve Jobs have said it. After Googling just now, it looks like Ken Thompson first declared it as the Unix Philosophy. It is a “set of cultural norms and philosophical approaches to minimalist, modular… Read more
When using a boat for hunting, your needs vary greatly. The type of game you’re after, your personal hunting style, and the terrane you’re in all need to fit the objective.
My youth was a music listening paradise. Even though I couldn’t afford to pay $17 for the albums I wanted, I had a workaround.