Radiohead may know music–but they and their management do not know digital downloads. In trying to be artsy, buying In Rainbows was confusing and clunky. When it came time to download, they couldn’t handle the traffic. I found that particularly startling because a band with that kind of IT budget should have been able to… Continue reading New Saul Williams Album Shows Digital Savvy
[Updated 10/31/07, see bottom of post] I had a professor ask me for more information on what made OiNK special and what it was all about. I assembled the following information for him: Why Oink Was Special The community was very tightly controlled: Only albums that had a certain level of audio quality (192kbps+) were… Continue reading What Made OiNK So Special?
I performed a number of upgrades this weekend to help keep my web software up to date. I’m looking at this new media wiki / vBulletin integration called vBwiki Pro and before I tantalize myself with the possibility of adding the software I knew I needed to bring all of my web stuff up to… Continue reading Upgrades For Security, Drupal, WordPress, vBulletin
Surprise, a complete install of Windows Media Player in Windows Vista does not provide the necessary .dll files needed to play WMA or ASX files in Firefox. This means that if you do a fresh install of Windows Vista and Firefox 2.x and try to listen to an archived program on kexp.org you’re going to… Continue reading Manually Installing Windows Media Player Plugin for Firefox in Windows Vista