Makam Segâh —
This 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 NYC —
I 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 Exam —
I 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.…