Peter Kirn is an audiovisual artist, healing journalist, and technologist. Classically trained in composition and piano, he now focuses on live electronic performance. He is the founder of CDM (createdigitalmusic.com), a widely-read daily site that explores creative technology, and has contributed to Macworld, Popular Science, De:Bug, Keyboard, and others. He teaches and develops open creative tools, including co-creating the open source MeeBlip synthesizer. Born in Kentucky, he is now based in Berlin. He is a PhD Candidate in Music Composition at The City University of New York Graduate Center.