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== Things I'm building ==
 
== Things I'm building ==
  
* [[MIDIBox]] http://www.midibox.org/ (plus the SID add-on)
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* [http://www.midibox.org/ MIDIBox] (plus the SID add-on)
* [[SN-Voice]] analog synthesizer using the old-school SN76477 chip
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* SN-Voice analog synthesizer using the old-school SN76477 chip
  
 
== I want to do more of ==
 
== I want to do more of ==
* Software defined radio (aka [[GNU Radio]])
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* Software defined radio (aka [[Wikipedia:GNU Radio|GNU Radio]])
* Amateur radio astronomy
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* Amateur [[Wikipedia:Radio Astronomy|Radio Astronomy]]
  
 
== Things I've done ==
 
== Things I've done ==
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== Things I use ==
 
== Things I use ==
 
* [[Arduino]]
 
* [[Arduino]]
* [[Linux]]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux Linux]
 
* Green laser pointer (for astronomy)
 
* Green laser pointer (for astronomy)
  
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All of it, but especially:
 
All of it, but especially:
 
*Early Queen (A day at the races)
 
*Early Queen (A day at the races)
*Classic analog synth albums [[Wendy Carlos]] [[Switched on Bach]]
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*Classic analog synth albums (Wendy Carlos, Switched on Bach)
 
*Stevie Wonder
 
*Stevie Wonder
 
*Jazz Dudes
 
*Jazz Dudes
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*Piano and Guitar
 
*Piano and Guitar
 
**Liz Story
 
**Liz Story
**other [[Windham Hill]] artists
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**other Windham Hill artists
  
  
 
== Skills ==
 
== Skills ==
  
These are semantic properties of type [[Skill]] so that they appear automatically on the [[Skills Exchange]] page.  Need to create a [[Template:SMWTableFormatter]].
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These are semantic properties of type [[Skill]] so that they may appear automatically on the [[Skills Exchange]] page.   
  
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Programming
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* [[Skill::C/C++]]
 
* [[Skill::Linux]]
 
* [[Skill::Linux]]
 
* [[Skill::Java]]
 
* [[Skill::Java]]
* [[Skill::Wanted]]
 
 
* [[Skill::User Interface]]
 
* [[Skill::User Interface]]
 
* [[Skill::Wiki]]
 
* [[Skill::Wiki]]
  
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Electronics Design
 
* [[SkillWanted::OpenSCAD]]
 
* [[SkillWanted::OpenSCAD]]
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Math
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* [[SkillWanted::Laplace Transform]]
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Hardware
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* [[Skill::Soldering]]
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Biology & Chemistry
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* [[SkillWanted::Sustainable Ecology]]

Latest revision as of 19:46, 15 May 2018

Hi, I'm Ralph.

Things I do

  • Software product management (figuring out which features are valuable for users, versus being easy to engineer)
  • User Interface Design
  • information security
  • technology for political campaigns (LANS, printing, secure file sharing)

Things I'm building

  • MIDIBox (plus the SID add-on)
  • SN-Voice analog synthesizer using the old-school SN76477 chip

I want to do more of

Things I've done

  • Run a robotics club at a local high school
    • the kids were enthusiastic, and we did a sumobot competition at the end of the year

Things I use

Things I collect

  • Vintage computing devices, Apple //, C64, Atari 130xe (but with I had an 800), documentation for the ECD Micromind
  • ICs I think I might need in the future

Things I miss

  • Apple Computer, Inc. (as a consumer products company featuring DRM, Apple, Inc just isn't the same)

Music I like

All of it, but especially:

  • Early Queen (A day at the races)
  • Classic analog synth albums (Wendy Carlos, Switched on Bach)
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Jazz Dudes
    • Maynard Ferguson
    • Chick Corea
    • Herbie Hancock
  • Piano and Guitar
    • Liz Story
    • other Windham Hill artists


Skills

These are semantic properties of type Skill so that they may appear automatically on the Skills Exchange page.

Programming

  • C/C++
  • Linux
  • Java
  • User Interface
  • Wiki

Electronics Design

  • OpenSCAD

Math

  • Laplace Transform


Hardware

  • Soldering

Biology & Chemistry

  • Sustainable Ecology