Catching Witches

Don Juan Drumpf continues shredding norms. Our current president acts like a crime boss. He uses the same terms. He’s surrounded by mafia lawyers and illegal NDA’s. Will they flip?

None of this was unexpected. Read last year’s posts on … Read the rest

Derps Crack In The Face Of Nonsense

Derp. FoxNews having to report on the Trump administration’s war on logic, and the press that attempts to determine it.

I expect you won’t see that dude on Fox for very much longer. I bet they are hiring his replacement … Read the rest

Movie Lovers Coalesce The Vapors Around Streaming

It’s not just music lovers realizing that streaming has a long way to go to match physical media.

Film lovers see the same issues:  degraded quality, no extras, no ownership, unknown/ temporary access.

We give up a lot for … Read the rest

TrumpTV, not President Trump

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Don’s mad he makes ratings with no slice of revenue.

 

Don John will drop out, call the election rigged, and launch his own TV network.

I’ve been posting this for months on various comment boards, and with my prediction … Read the rest

Team Eye vs. Team Ear Part 1 – TV Sets Through History

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Recording allows us to store and replay something. It is the first time-shifting. It’s been around for ~ 200 years but it wasn’t until the last 100 that they really started making tangible progress for commercial applications.

Images were first. … Read the rest

Ignoring Pussy

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Donny just called Teddy a P-U-S-S-Y

Because he doesn’t enjoy torture enough.

On mic, in front of a podium.

Called that man a pussy. For not torturing enough.

Like Donny always does, he hid behind barely-plausible … Read the rest

The Danger of Perceptual Coding

Perceptual coding is responsible for data loss that is greatly misunderstood and perhaps even dangerous to society.

What is perceptual coding ? It’s a data compression concept used in audio, video, and streaming technologies.

 


 

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ZIP is a lossless

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Tidal Shows The Ghost In The MP3

This is a good start. Here’s Tidal trying to explain simply why MP3 sounds worse than CD quality. They want $20/month the stream CD-quality to you, so they will strongly market against lossy compression.

How great can music sound? from … Read the rest

New Fox News Chyrons

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Turnabout is fair play. They continue to refer to Jay Z as “a former crack dealer” so The Daily … Read the rest

Music Hoarding Future

OK I’m doing some serious internet-style scientific research (aka asking friends) on the future of buying music, discussed in this post. Here’s a few ideas so far on the future of music product packaging:

Idea 1-  The “All of … Read the rest

Buying Musical Product – What Do You Want?

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So the CD is dead, the mp3 is going nowhere fast, everyone seems to stream or listen to their mp3 libraries, the HD Digital files are just starting to gain traction, and analog records keeps chugging along towards their 100th … Read the rest

Does it make you ignorant or do you make it ignorant?

Interesting analysis of the viewers of Fox News, and the overall news viewing habits and opinons of all americans.

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Freedom of Press

Good overview of zings from Obama’s comedy bit at this years Correspondents Dinner, aka “Nerd Prom”, the annual event where the news media and politicians party (in front of the camera) and the media gets roasted.

Youtube has the whole … Read the rest

4k UltraHD Visuals Coming Soon – Where’s The Audio?

TV’s advance in resolution again – HD, 1080p HD, and coming soon 4k UltraHD. This thing can push 2160p to your eyeballs but it’s gonna cost you $5k for the small one, and $6k for the larger.

So this … Read the rest

Why Analog Matters

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In reply to a thread on CNet about Record Store Day, I laid out a long reply to the idea that buying vinyl these days is pointless, especially if the artist records digitally. The poster implied that the CD … Read the rest

Racist Much?

Black President. Mixed President. Liberal President. Smart President. There goes the neighborhood.

These right wing nutcases manage to cram just about every offensive racial stereotype possible into this actual political ad. This shows an attitude that embarrasses the hell … Read the rest

Modern Music Consumption

I’ve been thinking about music distribution and consumption alot lately. Being a lifelong music consumer and a music producer for the last 10 years (and then spending some time in FM radio before that), I’ve been in various roles in … Read the rest

The Day I Cut The Cord

I hate TV. I watch too much TV. How much? Anything more than an hour a day equals too much. I can get a weeks worth of sitting around done in one lazy night in front of the the TV. … Read the rest