Journeyman Notes #2: Muzak Archives Website - The IDEA

The Idea Currently, I work for a company called Mood Media and we are the leader in the world for experience design, which means as our President puts it we 'put people in the MOOD to buy'. We consult for our clients and create extraordinary experiences for their customers. Our services include providing background music, visual solutions, scent (commercial grade air fresheners), social campaigns (we are partners with Shazaam) and A/V system design and install. Enough about what we are today, this post is about reviving the history. Mood now owns Muzak. Yes that is the the company that produced the classic muzak music that used to waft through doctors offices and elevators everywhere (even in the white house…

Journeyman Notes: Basics of Computers ( the very very basics)

As a prerequisite to the UT full-stack development bootcamp I will be diving into this summer, I was encourage to go through a basic CS 101 class and I chose one offered by Stanford University online and taught by Nick Parlante. It is a basic course that does a great job of introducing various topics like RGB values, the 'for' loop, the 'if' statement and what/how a computer is and works on a basic level. As someone who historically and who continues to ponder the origins of things this course was a great primer into the world of computer science. The class is free, self-paced and great for anyone with the slightest interest in computers. I would recommend looking…