The Sound of Audio Formats

Amusing that in the same week that I post a criticism of software patents, the final patents on the MP3 format expired. Some people are characterising this as the "death" of MP3, which is just nuts. In fact, far from being dead, it can finally come to life, as Marco Arment makes clear. Software patents:…

Burning Silver Discs for Gold

In which I make a CD compilation, and blow whatever vestiges of my credibility remained I've been a bit invisible on here for a while. First I had two weeks camping in France, during which (among much else) I managed to grow a beard (not that I was particularly trying to: it just kind of…