I gave a deeply personal talk last weekend at WordCamp San Francisco on the intersection of my identities as musician and web developer. I’ve mostly given technical talks of a practical nature, but have been mulling over this topic for some time. As with anything, watching myself “perform” is difficult (could somebody please smack me the next time I say “right?” or laugh on stage?), but I am really happy with how this talk turned out. There are a lot of things that really came together well – an audio clip, a commissioned piece of animated art, and photos.

Check out the video embedded below, or you can also watch it on WordPress.tv.

2 thoughts on “Code is Poetry: A Musician’s Tale

  1. Thanks so much for sharing on such a personal level. I really appreciated it. Personal talks are the best talks.

    Unless you’re laughing *at* someone, which you weren’t, then laughter is basically always good! 🙂

    By the way, did anyone manage to let you know what that computer was from your childhood photo?

  2. doersmindset says:

    This is my very first time to come across with blogs dealing with personal views in life not mention that poetry is my favorite literature and really is like a music for me. 😉

    Just few minutes ago when I receive a latest notice from wordpress regarding the automatic updates on my site, I happen to browse on some *genius minds* working behind the scene

    That baby in front of an old computer reflects the huge changes on our technology. I thank you for sharing these.

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