MEng project: lil2

An intelligent MIDI sequencer was designed with hamster control. The MIDI sequencer intelligently produced melodies by manipulating the musical elements of rhythm and note-choice. Guided by inputs based on hamster movements, Markov chains were used to perform such   beat and note computations. Link: MEng project: lil2.

Gates vs. Jobs: The Rematch

Business > Your Money > Gates vs. Jobs: The Rematch”>A relatively interesting New York Times article looks forward to the upcoming battle between Jobs’ already well-established iPod and Microsoft’s apparently planned entries into the portable audio market. "And Mr. Gates makes no secret that he expects to beat Mr. Jobs in that market as convincingly as he did in personal … Read More


The five month-long project concentrated on the development of a hardware/software interface for controlling musical events on a computer using a set of disk-jockey turntables and paper records that can be printed or drawn.