Archive for 2014/03

Being Liked

“The world’s most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money.” Those are the words of Matt Taibbi, and although they may not be as famous as the lyrics of a few rappers and Top Ten titans, they […]


Nobody likes an expert, everybody believes they can go it alone. Get a cold today and the last thing someone will do is say to go to the doctor. They’ll tell you about zinc and vitamins and all kinds of rubbish because it makes them feel powerful. There’s more junk science than ever, because the […]

John Hamm, CEO of Pono, Calls

And my opinion didn’t change one bit. Techies are different from musicians. They’ve got the gift of gab. If you’ve met some of your favorite musicians, you know that loquaciousness is not one of their virtues. Oh, they might talk, but the longer they do the less sense they make, or the more intense they […]

iOS 7.1

Is this where I anger the Android users? You know, the ones who excoriate Apple at the same time being unable to upgrade the software on their phones? I don’t know about you, but I’m O.D’ed on feature creep. Or should we call it app creep. I’m sick and tired of twentysomethings inventing something new […]