Archive for the 'Technology' Category


John Seabrook’s TikTok Article

“So You Want To Be A TikTok Star: The social-media platform is transforming the music industry. Is that a good thing?”: https://bit.ly/3F7nWv3 And we thought file-trading was gonna kill the record business. Let’s be clear, the major labels will never die, because of their catalogs, which they wield with an iron fist, you cannot play […]

The Bitch Is Back

“Elon Musk Reinstates Trump’s Twitter Account – Mr. Musk, who had run a poll on Twitter about whether to bring back the former president to the service, said, ‘The people have spoken.’”: https://nyti.ms/3Gu1A9e That was then and this is now. Donald Trump was a disrupter. He said the unsayable. He broke norms. He rallied people […]

Mailbag

From: Dan Millen Subject: Re: Ticketmaster Swift Snafu Date: November 17, 2022 at 2:37:01 PM PST Great time to load up on LYV stock! I call it the TM hate trade. Every time some kerfuffle happens with LYV and ticketmaster people dump the stock, it drops $5-10 and I grab some more, it always creeps […]

Ticketmaster Swift Snafu

Oh, come on. What next, everybody should be entitled to a new iPhone the day it comes out? Every automobile in the lineup at sticker price with no wait? Oh, it takes time to make physical product. And it takes time to update software too! Yes, this was a learning experience for Ticketmaster. They will […]