To followup on my rant against american tech sites like Ars Technica and how they completely ignore hi-res audio, I found some proof.
Check out Crutchfield, an american stereo catalog retailer. Crutchfield is known for their help in installing and … Read the rest
= listening to music with other humans.
= watching movies with other humans.
= watching television with other humans.
= discussing the news with other humans.
These are social exercises. Sorry internet, you really aren’t social. You are anti-social in … Read the rest
One side story to my debates about audio quality is how the mainstream tech press – meaning the people who cover phones, TV’s, smart watches, laptops, etc. – always seem to have their head up their asses when it comes … Read the rest
Internet snark has become a major annoyance. I often long for the days when only nerds were on the internet. If you haven’t heard it before, snark is the term used for sarcastic, asshole responses in the comments at the … Read the rest
Hand is not ball!
Our little site here is currently under attack from Russian hack-bots so I’ve started to take defensive measures. I’ve had to wipe out all user accounts and some of the various redirects that have built up … Read the rest
Healthcare.gov let me in today, let me make my account, and get through the identity confirmation stage. That identity phase is always interesting – this one used various pieces of government-known data and asked it back to you, with misleading … Read the rest
If you are waiting to sign up for Obamacare, wait just a bit longer. They are whipping some IT people mercilessly in a windowless server room right about now, and the website should settle down and work properly in … Read the rest
Packets, packets, got your packets here!
Going way back into the ‘what is the internet?’ file, here’s a great article about the actual first pitch and live demo of the internet (then called by it’s acronym ARPANET).
Yes, it did … Read the rest