Category Archives: personal

Factory Reset

Leaving something behind you is never easy when you put your whole heart into it. Five years of Audiotool have shaped me, taught me and left their scars. As of November 2012 I am no longer involved in the project and wish the team all the best and success in pursuing the democratization of music […]

Project Hiddenwood

This years FOTB was special. At the end of my session I showed a sneak preview of project Hiddenwood. I demonstrated complete playback of Audiotool tracks on stage — in a browser. Now that does not sound too special… But then again, the playback was done using JavaScript only and calculated in realtime. Audiotool is […]

Software Transactional Memory and Audiotool

I have tweeted a while ago about the fact that Audiotool does heavily rely on a so called software transactional memory. In this blog post I want to discuss the implementation of our STM and why it is useful. Wikipedia defines STM as: In computer science, software transactional memory (STM) is a concurrency control mechanism […]

A Year Of Scala

About a year ago I started using Scala. A programming language I felt in love with after all. The one and only programming language that started making me smile when I was happy to see how elegant I can express my ideas. I have been trying to spread the word about Scala during various Flash […]

Adobe MAX 2010 Opener

This year I had the honor to be part of the opener show for Adobe MAX 2010. I really appreciate that the people at Adobe working on the keynote took the risk to try this out. Mike Chambers asked me already in April this year if I would like to do it. He had the […]