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About Kevin

Kevin Jarnot is a technologist who lives just South of Boston, MA. He is currently employed as Chief Technology Officer at Micronotes, an AI-driven conversation-marketing company based in Boston, MA.

Empire of Dreams – The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy

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Berkeley Breathed Returning to “Bloom County” for First Time in 25 Years – Comic Book Resources

I’m cautiously optimistic. “…with the 2016 presidential campaign season heating up, it seems that Breathed has found something funny to talk about again” Source: Berkeley Breathed Returning to “Bloom County” for First Time in 25 Years – Comic Book Resources

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RIP Chris Squire

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Peter Gabriel, “Solsbury Hill”

Probably my favorite song. What a great band: Peter Gabriel – vocals, keyboards, flute Tony Levin – bass Larry Fast – synths Robert Fripp – guitar Steve Hunter – guitar Allan Schwartzberg – drums Hunter and Schwartzberg were in Alice … Continue reading

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RIP Sir Terry Pratchett

One of my favorite authors, Sir Terry Pratchett, died today at age 66 from complications due to Alzheimer’s Disease. His death was announced (beautifully) with appropriate humor on Twitter. For those of you who haven’t read the 40+ Discworld books, … Continue reading

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Bruford’s “One of a Kind”

Today, while listening to my music library, I listened to Bill Bruford’s 1979 album One of a Kind. Damn, this is one of the finest pieces of music ever recorded. Each of the musicians in the band – Bill Bruford … Continue reading

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Daryl Hall – “NYCNY”

This is great stuff – Daryl Hall (w/ Minus the Bear) performing “NYCNY” for the first time in 30 years. It’s from his “Sacred Songs” album that he co-wrote with Robert Fripp from King Crimson.

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Listening to every song in my iTunes library

Just got a great idea via my pal Scott MacDonald – I’m going to listen to all 24,935 songs in my iTunes library…in order. I’m a bit of a music collector, and after 40+ years of collecting albums, 8-tracks, cassettes, … Continue reading

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Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People

Via LifeHacker: If you’ve always wanted to learn more about song writing and the structure of music, but don’t know where to start, this free online book is filled to the brim with pages that make understanding music theory easy. … Continue reading

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Open Music Theory

Open Music Theory is an open-source, interactive, online “text”book for college-level music theory courses. This textbook is meant to support active student engagement with music in the theory classroom. That means that this text is meant to take a back … Continue reading

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