Month: November 2005

seige at Sony-BMG

Most folks who are reading my blog and my coverage of Sony know about the “rootkit” issue that’s made headlines, as well as the problems with the Sony Connect software. I wasn’t aware that the management of Sony-BMG was in

audio format wars

Could a panel of pro DJs and industry professionals tell the difference between the different compressed audio formats of mp3, AAC, WMA, and Vorbis? DJmag put five experts to the test through the infamous system at London club Fabric Fwiw,

Apple Broadband Tuner

Cool! What does the Broadband Tuner do exactly? The installer increases the default values for the size of the TCP send and receive buffers. With larger buffers more data can be in transit at once. A startup configuration file is

Hersh on leaving Iraq

New Yorker’s Seymour Hersh on leaving Iraq. The stuff about Bush is the most disturbing of all. Bush’s closest advisers have long been aware of the religious nature of his policy commitments. In recent interviews, one former senior official, who

The history of electro

A Guy Called Gerald (AGCG) waxes nostalgic about the early days of electro. Gerald asked Greg Wilson, a DJ who influenced Gerald, to create a mix for Samurai FM. You can download that mix from AGCG website. The people that