"If you can hear it, you can have it."
"Are you saving money by saving money?"
"Music is the universal language."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."
"Harmony alone can stir the emotions. It is the one source from which melody directly emanates and draws its power."
Jean-Philippe Rameau - Composer
"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."
"You are only as good as your drummer."
James Brown - The Godfather of Soul
"Design is first and foremost an attitude."
"(On Design) Basically it is a matter of making our customers successful."
Back in 2002 we began featuring a fresh "genius" each month, this ran strong for a few years. Our genius - genius writer took an extended sabbatical to focus on raising her kids, we hope to begin adding new entries again in 2015.
Raymond Kurzweil is an inventor whose innovations have touched the lives of many. He may be best known for his work on the first print-to-speech reading machine for the blind, but his influence goes far beyond. He has been a pioneer in optical character recognition (OCR), the development of the first CCD flatbed scanner, text-to-speech synthesis, music synthesis, speech recognition,