Category Archives: Raison d’être

collectors’ items

…in which I contemplate broken dolls and the sequencer of my dreams… I had the joy of a delayed childhood with regard to electronic music, which I discovered as a real thing sometime around 1985. I had no protracted formal … Continue reading

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To the Neoteric diaspora

Naturally, the web already has a “Diaspora Project.” But so shall dekalborama. And now I sense a digression coming on…. Redundancy is, after all, the new herald of popularity. Come to think of it, it was also the old one. … Continue reading

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Firing Stage 2

Well, it’s probably clear by now I’m not much of a blogger: it’s been almost three months since my last post on this site. Yet dekalborama.com has pretty much consumed my spare time in those months—not complaining, just stating the … Continue reading

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Word from the grave

When I go tripping down memory lane, it gets complicated. In the last 10 years, I have been a consultant to small companies trying to bring new products to market. The decade before that was my first in the commercial … Continue reading

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Branching out

…in which we start a whole new venture with a friend, applying lessons learned. Harking back to a decade spent—formatively—beyond the fringes of Chicago, we embarked this week on our second site-building romp with friend and mentor Joseph Pinzarrone: dekalborama.com … Continue reading

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