This is the current homepage of James Pearson Hughes, known as Xiong Chiamiov across the internets.


Approaching Problems

I’ve been thinking about post-mortem processes recently, as we’ve been expanding the group of people involved in our post-mortems and we need to make sure they’re all prepared on how to make post-mortems effective and blameless. One of the aspects is making sure we clearly separate identified problems from potential... more



A few weeks ago, as my long-delayed senior project was coming to a close, I started thinking about what I should focus on next. The real answer, as Jenee helpfully pointed out, is writing wedding thank you notes, but I’ve also selfishly decided to start again on Growing Up,... more


Roland TD-15K Review

I’ve been thinking about this for a while, so this is a long review in three parts. First, we’ll start off with a brief background on me. This will be followed by a review of all the components of the TD-15K and a conclusion comparing the drumset to the other... more

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