What was your first car? 1.8k responses on the original post. 5.5k responses on the share? Great. Now I know what your first car was. I also know, from your Facebook profile, what your full name is (thanks Facebook and your real name policy) where you live, (if you’ve entered it, which you probably have)… Continue reading What was your first car? Answer now and suffer the consequences!
As a metadata nerd I’ve been a long time Musicbrainz user. Last night I was trying to tidy up the Severed Heads releases and realised that a lot of the original online references have gone. Sure, the basic facts about many releases are stored by fans on the likes of MusicBrainz.org or Discogs.com, but not… Continue reading The Importance of Storing Metadata in the Digital-only Age
One thing I’ve just been reminded of his how incredibly stale Internet forums can become. I’ve been on the internet since around 1997 and on FidoNET before that since around 1993. I’ve been in a lot of forums based on a lot of different subjects including bands I like, computers and software I use,… Continue reading Dude, ur forum smells like ass!
Which is the odd one out? Yeah, that’s right. Regardless of any personal opinion you might have about the companies in question, Apple and Microsoft both have well designed and instantly recognisable logos. Apple’s in particular is a cultural icon. The windows logo is ubiquitous. Tux, on the other hand… Tux is an embarrassment. A… Continue reading Tux sux, and you know it!
In this modern era there is much talk of making music available online without the shackles of the physical media. However this has posed problems: No money being made. Making money from it… oh yes, that’s all they are interested in these so-called ‘Artists’. Well yes… because for some of them It’s that or back… Continue reading Music Online