JULY 2011 ARCHIVES
A culinary (and digital!) revolution
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by beau
For those of you who don’t live in Portland OR, we are known for many things, including our ever-growing collection of food carts. I’m not talking about the hot dog cart on the corner, but what I call gourmet food carts.
Trial by Internet
Friday, July 8, 2011 by cyberacoustics
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably aware of the controversial Casey Anthony verdict that came down this week. While it’s not my business to take a stand on either side, something that DID pique my interest about the trial was the role that the Internet played, both in terms of information sharing and community forming.
HistoryPin: A new look at the old
Thursday, July 14, 2011 by cyberacoustics
I've been finding myself lately reading a lot about the history of food carts, and figuring out their origins. Of course, any faithful reader of this blog knows how I feel about food carts, but seeing how things used to be is always interesting.
When Fiction is “Super True”
Monday, July 18, 2011 by cyberacoustics
I read a lot, and I’m a big fan of Russian author Gary Shteyngart, so when his new book “Super Sad True Love Story” came out, I was really excited to dive in. I blew through it in about two days, loving the dystopian picture of the future he presented.
Getting to Know Spotify
Monday, July 25, 2011 by cyberacoustics
The time of owning your own music library is coming to an end. I've used Pandora and Rhapsody for years and the time has come to make a change. I heard about Spotify over a year ago, and was disappointed to learn that it was only available in Europe. But now that’s all changed. Like the Beatles coming to America, Spotify has finally arrived.