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Archive for the 'tech' Category

Speakeasy’s Extended “Issues” with Email Delivery

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Today I noticed that most of my incoming email was date-stamped up to eight hours before I received it. Actually, it’s now 3:30am and I just got an email from my girlfriend that was sent at 3:30pm yesterday. I checked Speakeasy’s system status and no problems were being reported. I opened a support ticket on [...]

I need to begin charging for this stuff

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Number 1 on my top 10 list of advice to MySpace: Ignore Jason Calacanis.

A Time for Reflection

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Top 10 April Fool’s Day Fake News Items


Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

I bought a glossy 15″ MacBook Pro last Fall. The only regret I have is the non-matte screen. I spend a lot of time on photo editing and the glossy/glassy screen makes the colors lickable, but isn’t good for color correction. I actually resort to plugging the 15″ laptop into an eight-year-old Viewsonic G810 when [...]

Top Ten Mellotron Tracks

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Good to see so much old Genesis represented (and Gentle Giant!), but what, no “Rain Song”?

Your One-Stop Shopping Destination for Business Cliches

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Let’s touch base and I’ll bottom-line a ballpark figure for you.

Music As A Service

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

http://fora.tv/2008/12/13/Todd_Rundgren_Time_for_the_Music_Industry_to_Evolve It’s actually too late for the music industry to evolve, but it’s an endearing concept.

Streaming Radio

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

I’ve reactivated Nicecast streaming. An older Mac laptop is hooked up to a 275 gig hard drive full of AACs and MP3s. It’s feeding an iTunes app set on “shuffle.” The URL is http://limahuli.dnsalias.com:8000/listen.m3u I’ll keep this running until a) I get bored with it, b) the laptop overheats, or c) the RIAA and/or Comcast [...]

Want To Buy Your Entire CD and Downloads Collection All Over Again…On Blu-Ray DVD?

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Neil Young isn’t very good at being coy.

…And Then They Woke Up

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

The “Millennials” are in for a surprise: * Generation X, Y, Z supposed to change the world. * Generation X, Y, Z enters the working world with the theory that they are somehow different. * Worker meets boom-bust cycle. * Worker humbled. * Changes happen, but are much more modest than the revolution predicted.