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The Pulse

BOOKSTORES There was a front page story in the “New York Times” on the dearth of bookstores in Manhattan. I’m sick and tired of all the baby boomers lamenting the loss of yesterday. Sure, rents are high, sure Manhattan is quick becoming an artist free world, but that’s because of income inequality, the loss of […]

Lunch With Daniel Ek

It’s about the data and the footprint. In other words, the more information you have, the fewer mistakes you make, and if you’re America-centric, you’re gonna get your butt kicked by those who see the entire world. Music is a dumb business. Technology is not. Musicians know the least about everything in life other than […]

Airplay

You don’t know what you need. Once upon a time, advertising spread the word. But with untrustworthy corporations and a plethora of products, we’re all overwhelmed just trying to catch up with what we already own, never mind experiencing the new. There are more features in your OS than you can fathom. And it seems […]

The Most Important Thing You Will Read All Day

“Why Bitcoin Matters” I like smart people. I like to learn something. Which is why I don’t watch TV singing competitions, where no one goes on to glory and it’s only about the ratings and I’m more interested in seeing “Shark Tank.” That’s today’s world. Used to be everybody wanted to be a musician and […]