Thursday, December 03, 2009

Helen Vo

A close friend of mine from Stanford is doing amazing things with her life by bettering the lives of others. Here is a link to her blog. I am fortunate and honored to call her my friend.

Tribute to Stephen Bruton

A fine tribute to an exceptional artist whose music encompassed all of the American sound.

Stephen Bruton Tribute Video from mitchell on Vimeo.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009


But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
--Albert Camus

Monday, March 09, 2009

Crisis of Credit Explained

The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo.

An excellent explanation of how our economy has come to this place.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Jeff Lofton - Jazz Trumpet

The website for jazz trumpeter Jeff Lofton can be found here.

Roby "Supersax" Edwards

A world-class tenor sax player, who blows with feeling, by way of Pittsburgh and Paris. We're very fortunate to have him in Austin.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Dr. James Polk - Austin Jazz

The website for the Dean of the Austin jazz scene can be found here. interview with Dr. Polk.

Blues Family Tree Project page on Dr. Polk.

Sonobeat Records page on James Polk and the Brothers.

James Polk and the Brothers - Just Plain Funk

Wednesday, February 18, 2009


A free and fun online painting program can be found here.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Dave Merrill at the TED conference

My good friend David Merrill presents at the TED conference on new human-computer interfaces, demonstrating the power and possibilities of "Siftables":