Category Archives: Lifestream
This contains all the pictures and everything I do on social media. It is meant as a sort of backup option, so all the data is also on my own server. I can never know when one of those services decides to either close or do any other action that’s unacceptable to me. This way, I have everything still available.
Snake-arm robot to clean and inspect the cutting head of a tunnel boring machine
Wow, this brought tears to my eyes. Wonderful!!
And, look, while all of this shakes out, musicians and labels continue to pursue a strategy that caters to building relations on all these services. Some of them have great success stories with YouTube, with SoundCloud, with Spotify.
But maybe that’s the point. It seems to be the businesses in between that are non-functioning – or (in the case of futuristic blockchain propositions) just not ready for primetime.
Musicians and labels keep doing the hard work of making the music and fighting to get it heard. Yet investment and attention pours into the middleware between us and listeners – and that middleware really isn’t working terribly well.