W.A. Mozart: The New Complete Edition (2016).

Weekly Digest #4

This Christmas was probably one of the most relaxing ones I have had in many years, despite the traveling it encompassed. From the 25th of December until the 28th, my parents got their share of me and from the 29th of December until the 1st of January, Stuttgart had to put up with me for

Saturday Nigh Fever (softened).

Dancing to a Different Tune

In many respects, 2016 was not my year. These past few days I have often thought about the lamentation that has been rising to a deafening roar steadily these many months / years and I have consciously decided not to jump aboard and add my voice to the chorus of the either disgruntled or factiously enraged humanity all

The Anthony Vadala Memorial Page.

Mr. V.

Instead of starting the year off with a post lamenting how bad 2016 was, I thought I would move one of my most important small projects from some lost corner of the Internet back into the fold, into deus.62.com. The small Anthony Vadala Memorial Website has been around for a while and has gotten quite

Weekly Digest #3 (header).

Weekly Digest #3

This third weekly digest comes with a slight delay of three or four days because as a teacher, I had the usual end of the year final exams to correct, several hundred actually. All of those have been returned to their owners and now Christmas is approaching fast As usual, I will go completely offline

Adobe Creative Cloud (logo).

The Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription Is Not for Many Teachers

When Adobe decided to move all of its products into a cloud-based system, I understood what they were doing. It was a move that effectively killed a lot of product piracy surrounding just about every line of code they had ever released and it increased their profit margins considerably. The other marketing brouhaha and promises

Robbie Robertson (stylized cover).

Somewhere Down the Crazy River

Robbie Robertson’s “Somewhere Down the Crazy River” is one of the most atmospheric songs I have in my collection and it also happens to be one of my favorites, a song that has been played so many times that there shouldn’t be any bits and bytes left on the CD I bought ages ago. The