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 .
I am now signatory #1419 at Project Steve. It's not often I get to associate with such luminaries as Steven Chu, Stephen Hawking, and Steven Pinker.
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.