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Entries from December 2011

Tycho – Coastal Break at The Independent, 12.10.11

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Tycho performs Coastal Break at The Independent in San Francisco, Dec. 10, 2011. Listen to Tycho’s last album Dive on Spotify.

Tags: Live Music · Music

Week of 12/5/11 Tech News Roundup

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Flipboard for iPhone was released.

Some people are losing patience with Siri.

Apple TV rumors continue. Apple television rumored to come in 3 sizes, including 32″ and 55″ (AppleInsider)
Jawbone is offering refunds on their UP health/fitness device. Letter from the CEO: The Up No Questions Guarantee (Jawbone)
HP will open source WebOS and announces that they might make WebOS devices in 2013.
Twitter launched a new version of their web site and showcased their new location on Market Street.

Tags: Tech News · Weekly Roundup

Week of 11/28/11 – Tech News Roundup

December 5th, 2011 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook is targeting an IPO between April – June 2012 (VentureBeat)

Spotify launches a music platform (Evolver.fm)

Complaints pop up for Jawbone’s UP wearable health/fitness device (All Things D)

RIP Napster. Napster officially merged with Rhapsody. (Mashable)

It was a bad week for Mozilla. Chrome overtakes Firefox (ZDNet) and their deal with Google is ending (ZDNet)

Acquisitions:

Path launches the 2.0 version of their app and got mostly positive reviews. Some concerns were raised about the feature that automatically tracks your location.

Download Path 2.0 on iTunes

Robert Scoble interviews Path founders Dave Morin and Dustin Mierau:

Tags: Tech News · Weekly Roundup

Good Advice From Steve Jobs

December 1st, 2011 · No Comments

I saw this on Twitter earlier today. Very inspiring.

When you grow up you tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family life, have fun, save a little money.

That’s a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.

Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.

– Steve Jobs

Tags: Apple · Video