Very Long Instruction Word (VLIW) Computer Processor (1980)

Architect, one of earliest VLIW (Very Long Instruction Word) computer architecture proposals. Architecture, MSI and nMOS designs, software emulation. VLIW is now one of the most widely used processor architectures in the world. Independent Study project with F. Richard Moore, UCSD Center for Music Experiment


UCSD Center for Music Experiment - Computer Audio Research Laboratory (CARL) (1978-1982)

Participated in the conception, founding, and start-up of CARL.


Sound Quality Sound Noise and Vibration Analysis and Simulation (1994-1997)

Technical lead. Sound Quality was used for ten years by 1/3 of the world’s major auto manufacturers and many other industrial and consumer products companies to reduce design cycles from 3 years to 6 months. Managed teams in two US cities and UK. SDRC


First Moderately-Priced, Professional Digital Audio Workstation (1987-1990)

Software architect, core real-time system, hardware advisor. Hybrid Arts ADAP-II


Early Digital Music Synthesizer (1979-1980)

Architecture, MSI and nMOS designs. 16-bit, 64 KHz. AM, FM, Waveshaping, Sampled. Independent study at UCSD


Sony Oxford Console (1995)

Saving and sharing Oxford console automations. Sony Professional Systems, Japan


Dubbing Stage Automation (1981)

System proposal and design, computer-control of all major recording and mixing function in Universal’s main dubbing stage. Volition Systems


Popular Music

In addition to writing lyrics for several songs that were produced by Peter Smith and Jeffrey Lord, Bob Ezrin asked David to engineer a non-Stones intro for a potential track for Bridges to Babylon.


Audiophile Audio (1985)

Trained a high-end audiophile manufacturer on successfully designing systems with digital and low-level audio circuitry in the same box, for their first CD player. Counterpoint




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