A musician and software engineer living in Orange County, CA.

The Science Of Music

The Science Of

Music is a mixed mathematical science that concerns the origins, attributes, and distinctions of sound, out of which a cultivated and lovely melody and harmony are made, so that God is honored and praised but mankind is moved to devotion, virtue, joy, and sorrow.
—Johann Georg Ahle (1690)

The Art Of Computing

The Art Of

Computer programming is an art, because it applies accumulated knowledge to the world, because it requires skill and ingenuity, and especially because it produces objects of beauty. A programmer who subconsciously views himself as an artist will enjoy what he does and will do it better.
—Donald Knuth (1974)