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New Drupal Site

For the Kent Community TimeBank, I’ve been working with the content management system (CMS) called Drupal, and I’ve decided to use it more – on my new business-focused website JayceTechnology.com. Not a lot there right now, but I plan to continue experimenting to build up my Drupal experience. Although they market Drupal by saying things […]

Delta Drawing 0.1 Screenshot

Delta Drawing Pre-Alpha Released

The 0.1 version of the Delta Drawing tool used to create my curve set images is now available for download for people running Windows. Since this is a pre-alpha release, the user interface is spartan, and users will need to edit input files in a text editor like Notepad. The functionality can be used to […]

Oracle Warehouse Builder

If you are looking for information about the Warehouse Builder tool from the database company Oracle, you may want to check out our team blog on OWB. OWB is one of Oracle’s main tools for getting data out of and into various data stores. We’ve been working with the latest version of OWB – 11g […]

The Aliens Can Be Machines Too

Alien life – but not as we know it This article on The Guardian by Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer with SETI, is worth reading. It combines the concepts of the search for extraterrestrials and transhumanism (though the latter isn’t labeled as such). The author¬†does leave open the possibility that machines will never outstrip human intelligence, […]

Artist’s Statement – Curve Sets [Information Art]

“This kind of art [conceptual] is not theoretical or illustrative of theories; it is intuitive, it is involved with all types of mental processes… The idea becomes a machine that makes the art.” – Sol LeWitt, Art Forum, June 1967 My current body of work in the show “Curve Sets [Information Art]” originated from a […]

In Response To “The Singularity Is Near”

Ray Kurzweil lays out an argument that in the near future, humans will “transcend biology” and become computer-based entities in his book “The Singularity Is Near”. Although he says that this will present neither a utopia nor a dystopia, there is no doubt that he sees this eventuality in a positive light, saying it will […]

In Response To “The Singularity Is Near”

Ray Kurzweil lays out an argument that in the near future, humans will “transcend biology” and become computer-based entities in his book “The Singularity Is Near”. Although he says that this will present neither a utopia nor a dystopia, there is no doubt that he sees this eventuality in a positive light, saying it will […]

In Response To “The Singularity Is Near”

Ray Kurzweil lays out an argument that in the near future, humans will “transcend biology” and become computer-based entities in his book “The Singularity Is Near”. Although he says that this will present neither a utopia nor a dystopia, there is no doubt that he sees this eventuality in a positive light, saying it will […]

Nonprofit Technical Consultancy

I’m creating a nonprofit technology consultancy to provide capacity building to small organizations. Overview The goal is to assist nonprofits and small businesses with their technical needs by creating a nonprofit technology consultancy. Many smaller organizations could benefit from access to technical expertise, but lack the budget to hire a dedicated technical staff or to […]