The dust settles as it’s bathed in moonlight

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It really has been too long since I chronicled anything on this site, and while I did have a good run some time in September, I must have internalized somewhere that I didn’t need to update this on a regular basis. Funny how as a twenty-plus year old, I didn’t understand why my thirty-plus contemporaries…

WATCHLIST #03: 22 Sep 2014 – 28 Sep 2014

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It’s the start of a new week, and I came out from a pretty hectic last one. I didn’t really get a chance to chance across new things, but the stand-outs from last week are definitely Nick Cave releasing the performance of Where The Wild Roses Grow that he did as a duet with Kylie…

Communicating without words in Destiny (PS4)

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I’ve been putting quite a few hours into the new MMO shooter, Destiny. After sinking about 24 hours into the game, I’m a Level 22 Hunter currently focused more on PvE (Player vs. Environment). I hit the soft-level cap of 20 by about 16 hours, and have been progressively doing Strike missions to level up…

5 Ideas for the Apple Watch

Apple announced their first wearable device, the Apple Watch. It’s supposed to integrate with iOS 8 and your iPhones and has NFC and mobile payment wallets included. Here’s where I think some of the magic might be, in defiance to some of the underwhelmed responses so far. 1. Fist bump and trade contacts I’m pretty…

Mobile payments was the main star at Apple’s Event

Tech media is ablaze with news about Apple’s new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch. Screen sizes and other wanky tech specs aside, the Apple Wallet (to be released with iOS 8 in October), Near Field Communications (NFC) enabled devices and Touch ID fingerprint scanning for security are why the mobile payments industry is poised for…

Amidst streaming, possible ways for musicians to monetize

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Almost every modern musician knows the arguments for and against music streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer… etc. It’s pretty much common talk amongst independent musicians that without millions of people streaming our songs, we’d hardly make any sort of sustainable revenue. Here’s where things could get interesting. Streaming levels the playing field I’m definitely…