October 23, 2005Re: Code of the Nerds
Posted in reply to Ant
Ant wrote: > > I made my cocobolo silent practice violin: > http://www.lisdev.com/violin/ > for me it's truly outstanding;) > > (I am (was) a pianist, not a violinist) > > Ant > > Wow ... nice work!
October 24, 2005Re: Code of the Nerds
Posted in reply to pragma
pragma wrote: >>I've always been intrigued by the relationship/overlap between music and programming ~ I mean, in my limited experience, it seems like engineers often have a noted musical interest. Anyone have an idea why that might be? Are musicians Nerdy? > > > There's an undeniable link between the two, especially when it comes to us > programmers (especially in this newsgroup, as a long thread last year showed). > If you ask me, I really think it has to do with the role the right-brain plays > in how it shapes personality and the ability to handle abstract concepts. Yep, music is all about patterns and formulas, whose recognition and handling ability is a necessity for musicians. Coincidentally I've played guitar for about ten years, part of that time in a band. I still try to do some home recording, but recently I've been rather pressed for time. Not to mention that my recording hardware (=PC) needs some serious updating. -- Niko Korhonen SW Developer