Steven A. Finney,
the computer programmer
and cognitive/experimental psychologist (and Balkan music
enthusiast/performer), not Steve Finney, the English soccer/football
player, nor Steve Finney, the
I worked extensively with UNIX in the 1980's (primarily PDP-11's and Intel), spent much of the 90's and early 00's getting a PhD and doing research in cognitive science (psycholinguistics and music psychology, including a postdoc with Caroline Palmer at Ohio State), and then went back to doing professional computer work (mostly "embedded Linux").
I have put together a new 2.1.07 version of my Linux-based FTAP software package for tapping and music experiments; this is basically a cleanup release with a few minor enhancements. I also re-confirmed FTAP's millisecond accuracy and precision using multiple USB-MIDI interfaces. See the FTAP web page .
Dan Auvil did the design and many of the graphics on this web page (thanks, Dan!), but don't blame him for the parts I messed up later. He's both a great drummer and a great graphics dude.