Virtual Sound

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Industry Technology
Occupation Software Engineer
Location Seattle, WA, United States
Introduction Northwest husband and family man, software engineer, loves music and getting out doors and on the water, I like to volunteer at the Vera project and see live music.
Interests Music, robots, musical robots. Books, movies, creativity. Intellectual property laws. Reminiscing.
Favorite Movies Romeo & Juliet (Zeffireli version), Woman On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Volver, Casablanca, The African Queen, The Maltese Falcon, Sahara, Key Largo, Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Annie Hall, Linda Linda Linda (obscure Japanese film), Tokyo Godfathers, My Neighbor Totorro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Porco Rosso, The Godfather, Lord Jim, The Man Who Would Be King, The Director, Lawrence of Arabia, Forbidden Planet, Bell Book and Candle, Rear Window, Psycho, Vertigo, The 39 Steps, North By Northwest, Arsenic and Old Lace, The Lavender Hill Mob, Ran, The Seven Samurai, Yojimbo, The original French "La Cage Aux Folles", Korean "Police Story", Memento
Favorite Music Live! Recently: Kimya Dawson, Ted Leo & Pharmacists, The Thermals, Googol Bordello, Maldives, Helle's Belles (all female AC/DC cover), First Aid Kit, Death Cab, local Seattle hip-hop! Mad Rad, Blues Scholars, Grynch, Maklemore, Thee Satisfaction
Favorite Books Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan books Salt A World History by Mark Kurlansky The Lives of a Cell by Lewis Thomas This Is Your Brain On Music by Years Best SF pretty much every year R.P. Feynman autobiographies A Deepness In The Sky The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress Beggars In Spain The Hobbit