It’s been over a month since the Beatles made their iTunes debut and I thought I would take another look at the iTunes album sales rankings. It seems the novelty has worn off and things on iTunes have reverted back to their pre-Beatles status. Unlike ‘Day Two”, when there were 17 Beatles’ albums in the iTunes Top 50, [...]
Tracking sales; it’s an old habit of mine. So I couldn’t resist an update on Beatles album sales. It is interesting to see how sales are shaking out among iTunes customers. It has been suggested in an article in today’s New York Times that most die-hard Beatles fans have already ripped their CDs onto iPods. So this patte [...]
I’m not sure what it is. I have no reason to get sentimental about the announcement that the Beatles catalog was finally on iTunes. I didn’t have any reason to get teary when Apple announced ‘Facetime’ on the iPhone 4 either, but I did. At the time of the announcement of Facetime, I was overwhelmed by the realization [...]
It happens every time I read a new William Gibson novel. I get this uncontrollable urge to find new ways to express my inner geek. Gibson’s books have always spoken to me of the power of technology and I want to be able to experience some of that first-hand. Of course this can be a confusing impulse since many of the toys described i [...]
I love TED Videos! This is a recent one from Steve Johnson.