Gray Reflections

Reflections on technology usage, life’s journey, and the chill beats in between. Featuring predominantly unsigned and independent artists. Listen every Thursday at 0:00 UTC and Wednesday 5:00 PM Pacific/8:00 PM Eastern.

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Week 4: What is your favorite thing about SDF

Week 3: All of this week, I will be upgrading my home studio. This will make it possible for me to start participating in the weekly synth battle royal on aNONradio and do other creative endeavors. As a result, all of my shows will be repeats. Thanks for understanding!

Week 2: What technology headlines caught your attention this week

Week 1: What was the last hardware or software project that you made for fun


Week 5: How do you deal with stress had dead air 38:55 – 43:01 due to my mistake of not activating my mic; I regret the error. Rest assured that the show continues after 43:01.

Week 4: What operating system do you prefer

Week 3: What is your favorite technology news site

Week 2: What is your most favorite game or gaming system

Week 1: What is your favorite technology conference had technical difficulties at the beginning of this show (one of those days). At 4:16, the issue was resolved and the show starts and ends without any other glitches.


Week 4: I was away for this show, and unfortunately the automated music that I set to play in my absence experienced technical difficulties.

Week 3: What programming language do you prefer

Week 2: What is the hardest technology related thing that you’ve ever done

Week 1: What technologist do you admire


Week 5: Useful old technology

Week 4: Useful old technology had technical difficulties, see week 5.

Week 3: Your first computer memory

Week 2: Your favorite command

Week 1: A tribute to Robert Moog

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“A Step Farther Out”

If you recall the Eames Office film “Powers of Ten” ― we humans are at the midpoint between the galaxies and the atomic nucleus. It’s a great place to be!

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Why would I start a new show, when I have trouble keeping up with the one I already have?

This is a completely different concept, and will be a completely different format (whatever the format ends up being), from Hear Now the Words. About all they have in common is my speaking voice. HNtW is the show in which I read stories written by other people. ASFO is the show in which I talk about what I think are interesting and worthwhile things to know and think about. That is going to involve atomic energy and space travel a great deal. As I see it, those are two defining features of human existence in the present age, which is the age of transition from planetary to cosmic existence. If we fail to think about them, and get them in the correct perspective, we may not make that transition successfully. And that is a thought too hideous, too sorrowful, to bear examination.

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