We’ve been enjoying our neighborhood’s new clubhouse and pool, but one thing that’s missing from the summertime-at-the-pool experience is music. Even decades later, the smell of sunscreen* evokes memories of Groovin’ or Crystal Blue Persuasion or anything by the Beach Boys, all of which were on the continuous P.A. playlist at the big pool at… Continue reading Take a Chill Pill and get your groove on
If we’re not on Google Maps, do we exist?
In which we delve into the mysteries of getting real places added to mapping services.
The King & Celine
Considering that more than 1.5 million people have viewed the YouTube video of Céline Dion performing with Elvis Presley, this may not be news for you. But neither I nor my wife had seen it, and I figured that there were likely a few of you for whom this will also be new. I recommend… Continue reading The King & Celine
Amazon.com: Disrupting shared informational heritage since 2009
A writer for the LA Times worries that Amazon.com is amassing too much control over, well, pretty much everything.