Posts tagged ‘itunes’

What are your favourite apps for tracking your data?

The Internet has made me a compulsive self-documenter. Obviously. It occurs to me, though, that in the past few years I’ve added a lot of what…

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Ping a Ling Ping

Over the past five years or so, people have asked me “should my company launch a social network?” My answer, 19 times out of 20, is…

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Back Up Your iTunes Music

I recently wrote about the unreliability of all of the Apple computers I’ve ever bought. Last night, my iMac failed to start up, displaying a big…

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The Dreamy Future of Movies and TV Online

While reading about the new History Channel series Life Without People (brief review: fun, highly derivative of the excellent World Without Us, but the movie-guy narration…

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The Audio Version of Thomas Friedman’s Book Costs Way Too Much

I’m not a huge fan of “The World is Flat”, but I’m keen to read Thomas Friedman’s new book, “Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need…

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There’s a “Borrowed Tunes Volume 2”?

“Borrowed Tunes” is one of my favourite albums from the nineties. It’s a two-CD set, featuring 37 Neil Young covers by Canadian bands. Like Young’s classic…

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My Foolhardy Effort to Rate Every Song in my iTunes Library

I take an embarrassing amount of pleasure in pruning, tweaking and annotating my iTunes library. It’s strangely important to me that all of my songs display…

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The Digital Segregation of Canadians

Back in the eighties, Vancouverites would frequently made odysseys across the border and visit the foreign temples of capitalism. At that time, there were a ton…

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