This winter vacation has been about catching up on movies. It was a hell of a long haul this past few months and one of the things that got dropped off along the way was watching movies (well, that and spending a day watching pro football every weekend, but that’s another story…). So, as soon […]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.
When I first began to “teach” technology in ’98 it became important for me to keep my ear to the ground about what was happening in technology development. At the time I relied on a daily Internet radio from C/NET. As with many things on the Internet, eventually this show just went away, but not […]More
Those of you with pre-school kids probably know this phenomenon quite well: “Okay Mikey, what do ya wanna watch?” “Shrek II!” “But we just watched Shrek II.” “Shrek II” “Come on Mikey, we have dozens of other videos that we can watch…” “Shrek II” “But…” “Shrek II” And so you and your four-year old spend […]More
I don’t remember if I had to or chose to, but in the 7th grade I took a class in Classical Music Appreciation. Now that I think about it, over my multi-decade educational journey, this was one of only two music classes that I’ve ever taken. It was the dim dark days of 1972 and […]More