Archive for the 'Technology' Category

Jimmy Leaves Apple

There’s only room for one majordomo, and it’s not him. People forget that Jimmy was an independent, a record producer, who ultimately teamed with Ted Field to start a label, i.e. Interscope. And ask someone under thirty if they know who Field is, I doubt it, he’s a footnote, although Ted did have a great […]

The Disinformation Society

Blame it on distribution. This is the year we discovered Facebook and Google were the enemy. We were taught for so long that content was king that we forgot he or she who presents the news is the ultimate arbiter. And what we’ve got is a skewed picture. Meanwhile, the traditional news organizations impacted society […]

You Need A New iPhone

But you’re not gonna buy one. Talk about a tempest in a teapot, Apple tries to save your ass and you’re up in arms about it. That’s right, in order to prevent your old phone from shutting down because of its lame battery Apple is slowing down the OS. If they didn’t do this, you’d […]

EAT B-Sharp Turntable

The last time I bought a turntable was this weekend. Forty one years ago. My parents told me I could buy the stereo of my dreams as a college graduation present, but having the traveling gene I declined, until I ended up in Los Angeles going to law school and took them up on their […]