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The Rain

It doesn’t rain the same way in Southern California as it does on the east coast. The same way it doesn’t snow in Colorado like it does in Utah. In Utah, it dumps, oftentimes four inches an hour, you can barely see in front of you, you’re in a cocoon of flakes, it’s quiet, you […]


This is what happens when innovation dies. We’ve seen this movie before, with Sony. Sony developed the Trinitron television system, which was definitely better than its competitors, sharper, more true. And it charged about a hundred dollars more, when TV sets cost far from a thousand bucks. And then the whole world went to flat […]


WWDC It was a nerdfest. The gold rush is over, tech is commonplace, the big companies won, you’re a user, not an early-adopter, and maybe you use Apple products. Or maybe you don’t. It’s the theme of our nation. The haves and the have-nots. It runs through politics and education and tech. Can you afford […]

Jimmy Leaves Apple

There’s only room for one majordomo, and it’s not him. People forget that Jimmy was an independent, a record producer, who ultimately teamed with Ted Field to start a label, i.e. Interscope. And ask someone under thirty if they know who Field is, I doubt it, he’s a footnote, although Ted did have a great […]