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Apr 3, 2018
Makam SegâhThis week, I’m working on the segâh makam, in particular Segâh Saz Semâî composed by Nâyî Osman Dede (1652-1729), sheet music courtesy of neyzen.…
Apr 2, 2018
7th Turkish music institute workshop in NYCI recently had the pleasure of attending the 7th annual Turkish music institue workshop in New York. The workshop had 5 concurrent seminars: Ahmet Erdoğdular for Ottoman singing, Ross Daly on modal music and composition, Yurdal Tokcan on oud, Goksel Baktagir for kanun, and the class I went to, Ömer Erdoğdular on the ney.…
Jan 5, 2018
Thoughts on Acquia Certified Developer Drupal 8 ExamI know I’m late to the party on the here’s-my-thoughts-on-this-exam-and-acquia-certification-in-general but anyway, here’s a take from 2018. On certifications in general When Acquia announced their certification program, I was opposed to it for mostly the same reasons that many others articulated better than I can or will here: why should Acquia be the arbiter of truth; it’s too expensive; the certification shouldn’t become a mark of qualifications; this is too corporate, etc.…