Category Archives: tech tuesday/thursday

Save Net Neutrality

Recently Tech Crunch posted an article These are the arguments against net neutrality — and why they’re wrong by Devin Coldewey It’s a brilliant work of observational art. I’m going to copy and paste here bits and pieces of the … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: music, it’s all the same

Every so often, well, practically every other day, homogenization comes up in conversation. Either over coffee or on a social network probably because some element of it occurring in the news. It crosses everything from entertainment to urban planning, from … Continue reading

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tech tuesday: throttled posts

A while back Facebook announced it was going to “throttle” organic posts within follower’s news feeds. The change was billed in response to the roughly billion or so Facebook users, many who took part in a survey saying too many … Continue reading

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tech tuesday: intel’s lack of insight

I read the other day that Intel decided to pull it’s advertising off the gaming website Gamasutra. They did it rather abruptly and publicly which of course led to speculation why the struggling chip maker would take such a drastic … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: Ello, is anybody out there

No song lyric introduction to this week’s Tech Tuesday thoughts if for no other reason then that there’s entirely too many to chose from. Recently a new social network popped up on the scene called Ello. Their mission manifesto looks … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: When Free isn’t Free

Big news of last week was the release of U2’s latest record. In a somewhat novel attempt at redefining the distribution paradigm that continues to confound the music industry, U2 teamed up with Apple to ‘give away’ copies of the … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: Is (mobile) Gaming the Next Music Industry

I grew up in music. I began performing in early elementary school. I performed in every band in high school including a rock band I did my best to help promote. I received my undergraduate degree with a dual emphasis … Continue reading

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tech tuesday: MH370 & the SMS

The disappearance of a plane even as recently as ten years ago would have been a much different experience. It shows how far digital communication has come that Twitter, a primary information source, hadn’t even been invented in 2004 and … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy game is 30

It seems like every day some seminal release from my childhood is celebrating some huge anniversary. It’s one thing to remember records, video games or books from a decade ago, but it really hits home on how long you’ve been … Continue reading

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tech tuesday: data, data, data

Interesting series of conversations over the past few days was followed by the serendipitous New York Times article “A Makeover for Maps” by Quentin Hardy. Data visualization is a daily part of my life as it can help alleviate the … Continue reading

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