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Pono vs. Wimp

Don’t be an idiot. My inbox is filling up with critics saying gotcha, implying my endorsement of WIMP is a belated acknowledgement of the superiority and inevitability of Pono. Nothing could be further from the truth. Pono is merch. WIMP is a new technology service that will probably be plowed under as its competitors embrace […]


I awoke today and found The frost perched on the town It hovered in a frozen sky Then it gobbled summer down Greetings from Vail, Colorado, where it’s the final week of the season and I’m using zinc oxide on my lips to prevent blisters. Just a moment ago it was winter. I was wearing […]


Gulltaggen 1. The WikiLeaks guy had a crowdsourced phone. It runs Linux. And it’s the first mobile device he’s had in years. You see Daniel Domscheit-Berg is concerned about privacy. He told a story so hair-raising…the hair I don’t have stood on edge. IBM helped the Nazis. Hitler invaded Poland and how did he find […]


It’s time for a divorce. Our focus on tech has been so all-encompassing that music has suffered. But those aren’t our people! The coders, the MBAs… They think differently. MBAs are first and foremost about the money. Great musicians are first and foremost about the art. That’s the number one e-mail I get, HOW DO […]