Archive for the 'Online' Category


YouTube Music

It’s pretty cool! Lyor says he’s on the side of the artists, if one streaming service wins it will be able to crimp compensation to rightsholders, he says that’s why he took the job at Google. And we can debate Lyor’s motivation all day long, but the end product… Is gonna attract users. It’s personalized. […]

Re-Social Media

If I read one more anti-internet screed I’m gonna EXPLODE! We post to feel connected, it’s the same reason we surf, we want to feel part of a community, the human race, we have an urge to belong, to tell our stories, WHAT’S WRONG WITH THAT? I’m not condoning the use of our data, nor […]

Zuckerberg In Congress

He was so damn SMART! I know, I know, I’m supposed to resent him, he ruined the fabric of America, THE WORLD, but I’ve got to say I’m impressed with his performance today, the brilliant student schooling his inept teachers. I grew up knowing I was going to college. Never a doubt in my mind. […]

Spotify Goes Public

Distribution is king, never forget it. All those cable channels disrupted by Netflix and the internet? The systems distributing them are doing just fine, better to own the pipe than that which flows through it. As for Netflix… It owns both content and distribution. Which is why Disney is trying to imitate it. As for […]