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Friday, August 09, 2019 , SW Hammond
Episode 4 – User Illusion with SW Hammond Exploring the philosophy behind the concept of “Why?” and the two questions we are really asking when we use the word “why”. Answering both sets of questions–"How Come?" and "What For?"–yields design and purpose.
Saturday, August 03, 2019 , SW Hammond
Contribute to SW Hammond Over the last few weeks, the swhammond.com website has undergone a few major changes. With the completion of the new office / studio, big things are underway and I’m excited for you to see all the new content that will be coming out. I work pretty hard at creating all of this stuff. Aside from editors and those generous...
Monday, July 15, 2019 , SW Hammond
Episode 1 – User Illusion with SW Hammond Does your circumstance in life–the family you were born into, the color of your skin, your economic class, sexual orientation–determine the conversations you're allowed to participate in? Is navigating vulnerability a trait that has lead to Tiffany Haddish’s success? I dig into her interview on “My Next...
Thursday, February 14, 2019 , SW Hammond
Overall, the game began to feel like a chore, but I wasn’t disappointed with it—my favorite sequences involving spacemen and sea-monsters. I like narrative driven games, they’re my favorite. No matter the genre—books, movies, games, tv shows—to me, the story is all that matters. I can overlook mistakes, budget limitations, and mediocre acting if...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 , SW Hammond
Mount Herman Road, Trail 318 & 316C – Colorado 4x4 – Jeep WJ ● SWH Adventures Out of Monument, Colorado, Mount Herman Road (320) connects to Rampart Range Road (322) just north of Colorado Springs. This video is of side roads 318 and 316C. 318 is a small 4 mile dead end trail off of Mount Herman Road that runs south along the power lines and out...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 , SW Hammond
Should you ever find yourself in a position of influence, you’ll be required to pay the toll of compliance. I am part of the first generation. I was dial-up internet chatting with friends and strangers over ICQ and AIM in junior high. I have created an account on just about every major social networking site since the phenomenon’s inception. I’ve...
Monday, August 05, 2019 , SW Hammond
A quick guide to calibrating studio monitors. Equalizing volume with an SPL meter app and finding the triangular sweet spot. All studio monitors need to be balanced and setup properly before you begin using them. Use the free NIOSH SLM app to read the dB of each speaker to ensure they are both putting out the same level of volume. Speaker...

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Sean William Hammond is the author of The Final Book: Gods and The Mixtape Manifesto: A Pop Culture Confessional. He is also a freelance writer contributing to music zines, adventure and lifestyle magazines, and new media technical websites. Here on SWHammond.com you'll find a mix of his articles, essays, and personal memoirs that encompass pop culture, politics, relationships, and thoughts on life.

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