Why Real networks is oh-so hip. Not. “Real is waging a grassroots battle where there is no grass. Apple is not Microsoft (MSFT). There is no sense of outrage among consumers. While it’s tempting to cast Steve Jobs as a scheming, egomaniacal villain, the fact is that most people love Apple and its hip products.… Continue reading
Month: August 2004
Superb crack-pot update in this missive from mathematical physicist John Baez: “After [Roger Penrose’s] talk, all the questions were actually harangues from people propounding idiosyncratic theories of their own, and the question period was drawn to an abrupt halt in the middle of one woman’s rant about fractal cosmology. But I bumped into the saddest… Continue reading
The long wait is officially over. Richard the Second is now available on DVD at Amazon.
Dan Kennedy on Nomar and why it’s basically a good thing he’s gone: “Nomar was a great, great player, and he may be once again. But for whatever reason – and I’m certainly not holding management blameless – his situation in Boston had become untenable. Keep an eye on the off-season and see what he… Continue reading