4:37 am Hurry up and wait. No real sleep last night (actually this morning, I’m notorious for cramming as much as possible into the eve before travel), up at three, out the door at four and now waiting for the shuttle driver to get me to the madness that is LAX. I think my carry-on […]More
Media & Tech Reflections
The Music, Movies, TV & Web Stuff that Form the Soundtrack of Our Lives. Plus the observations & opinions from the Life of a technology journalist and confessed techno-junkie attempting to live the digital lifestyle.
The big buzz for the upcoming MacWorld Expo in San Francisco is all about the rumored Apple cell phone. In typical Apple fashion it’s not enough for there to be a rumor but there’s an incredible “concept video” that’s been bouncing around the web called “iTalk.” There were a number of enthusiastic comments attached to […]More
“Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy” Jimmy Swaggart So admittedly my use of my NAS (Network Access Storage) has been more of a solution looking for a problem than anything else. My first thought was to store my MP3 collection on it so that I could run iTunes from […]More
I first heard one of Jonathan Coulton‘s more obscene songs, First of May (WARNING: this song is not for those with an aversion to blatant, but creative, references to reproductive processes!!!), on the podcast The Evil Genius Chronicles and have since loved his beautiful but somewhat twisted music. I mean, what’s a geek to say […]More
This is the 10-Year Anniversary of Leo Laporte’s debut on a network TV show called The Site, as a computer animated character named DevNull. MSNBC executives said the computer-generated character was needed because Laporte had the perfect face for radio. The Site lasted a little over a year. Following the demise of The Site Laporte […]More