Archive for the 'Technology' Category


Internet Rules

NEVER TRY TO CORRAL THE CUSTOMER People balk at being controlled. Once you place limits, the public abandons you or finds a way to circumvent what you are doing. Give people the opportunity to do more, to expand their horizons, to share. Once you tell them what they cannot do, you’re screwed. This is why […]

Indiana

Aren’t we supposed to hate corporations? But Tim Cook wrote a piece in the “Washington Post” and the governor blinked, it was techies and WALMART that stopped Indiana in its tracks. Isn’t this what musicians used to do? But musicians are afraid of offending people, afraid of being “Dixie-Chicked,” busy complaining that they just can’t […]

Tidal

Now let me get this straight…piracy can be eradicated if artists just band together in the name of money? That’s what this is all about, cash. For the misguided artists who believe this is their financial savior but primarily for Jay Z, who’s using OPM (other people’s money) to have a big score. But it […]

Periscope

Tune in now, before the celebrities take over and the haters show up. Something is happening here, but we don’t know what it is… The hype has been deafening. The digerati congregated at SXSW and declared Meerkat the new savior. Then it was crippled by Twitter, which announced its own, me-too product, and we’re all […]