K-38 – A band from Santa Monica

K-38 sticker 1988

Santa Monica surfers and high school friends Bill Costigan and Peter DiStefano, founded the band K-38 with Eric Boltz (bass) and Mike Mullen (keyboards, trumpet and EVI) in 1981. K-38 started as a surf influenced band that drifted to embrace many different styles of music including jazz, rock, pop, alt rock, reggae, and country. Perhaps […]

Acoustics and Seat Cushions- The story of Wallace Sabine

Wallace Sabine Poindexters

By day, he was a mild-mannered professor of physics. By night, he was the midnight phantom of a Harvard lecture hall. Today, because of his unusual experiments with seat cushions, Wallace Clement Sabine is known as the father of architectural acoustics. Wallace Sabine is the physicist credited with the modern science of architectural acoustics. Sabine […]

Inventor and Futurist -The Story of Raymond Kurzweil

Raymond Kurzweil Poindexters

Raymond Kurzweil is an American inventor and futurist who touched the lives of many. His life’s work includes the modern synthesizer and a reading machine for the blind. Although his influence goes far beyond. He has been a pioneer in text-to-speech synthesis, synthesizers, speech recognition, and virtual reality. In addition, he is an accomplished author, […]