Some random thought about music theory and structure (namely, loops) floating around my mind led to an interesting discussion of music and code this weekend. The discussion was topped off quite nicely by a comment Zed Shaw wrote on Reddit about why being a musician can make you a good programmer.
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Elsewhere, Emily Monacelli posted a Q&A she did with me about the topic.
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UPDATE: It was a great success! If you couldn’t make it or want to revisit the conversation, read the transcript (this one is a little easier to read).