Wired takes a look at the future of television and advertising in The Fast-Forward, On-Demand, Network-Smashing Future of Television. Looks like the people in those industries will have to get real innovative in a hurry given how the DVR market is heating up. I think that the current advertising model can still work if the… Continue reading DVRs (TiVos) and the Future of Television
I’ve just come across another top MCs/Emcees list. If you thought my top MCs list was controversial, wait until you see theirs. I haven’t even heard of about half of the people on the list. I guess I’m just too damn old to keep up or the voters for this list are just trippin’.
References to The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference just keep popping up. Now the legendary Roots Crew are trying to reach the tipping point: Another Roots Album, Another Book Title The Roots have started recording their next LP, tentatively titled “The Tripping Point.” Once again does the title refer to… Continue reading Hip-Hop Group Seeks the Tipping Point
Your girl Erykah Badu’s new album, Worldwide Underground, drops today. Don’t sleep! She’ll also be on 106 & Park tonight. My TiVo’s set, is yours? Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
Dave does it again… This time breaking down the reasons people give for not voting, complete with Tipping Points. (And he gives a great comparison to the reasons that people give for not exercising.) I used to be guilty of using reasons 1 through 6 as rationalization not to vote. Thankfully I overcame that about… Continue reading Why People Don’t Vote
If you’re not reading Glenn’s blog, Hi, I’m Black, you’re missing some great stuff. He’s been on a roll of late & I’ve been meaning to link to several of his posts. But since I’ve been slacking off of late I haven’t had a chance to do so. Today he chimes in with his Blog… Continue reading Glenn’s Blogging Epiphany
Right on schedule, Microsoft has issued another critical update to patch a virus vulnerability in Windows. They say this is similar to the Blaster virus, so it may be wise to patch your systems ASAP. You can get the patch from windowsupdate.microsoft.com. On related note, there’s still talk about that previous virus having contributed to… Continue reading Patch Your Windoze!
As if I wasn’t stretched thin enough already, I’ve started another weblog. I mentioned the other day that I started a new business venture. I thought it would be a good idea to document my experiences in that venture so naturally a new blog had to be born. Feel free to check it out if… Continue reading I’ve Started Yet Another Weblog
I’m surprised this took so long: This morning at 10 (West Coast time) a coalition of black organizations are stepping up to the task. Led by activist Najee Ali, the coalition is set to launch a national boycott against the energy drink and the stores that carry it. “Nelly is selling out because he only… Continue reading Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy…