Blockchain music

Blockchain music

Pledge Music’s CEO Benji Rogers wrote a blog post that has been doing the rounds recently. It’s called How the Blockchain and VR Can Change the Music Industry. It’s worth a read – and particularly since many of the people commenting on it seem...

Deleting Music revisited

Peter Jesperson inspects the tape vaults at New West Records A few years ago, I was obsessed with an idea. This is nothing unusual. It happens a lot. It had to do with music, copyright and technology – so no surprises there. It was going to be a book, but I...
Lessons in practical happiness

Lessons in practical happiness

I was reminded yesterday of a story in which a guy, having decided to end it all, jumps off the Golden Gate Bridge. As he falls, he has the sudden insight that he could solve all of his problems – except this one. It may sound naive and Pollyanna-ish to talk...

Let’s hear your idea about… FOOD

Photo by stevendepolo 06. FOOD Big topic today with lots of scope for inventiveness. I want to hear your idea about food. Whether it’s about solving world hunger or preventing food wastage, creating home gardening kits, halting the obesity epidemic or creating...

Let’s hear your idea about… COLLECTING

Photo by Rupert Brun 05. COLLECTING Today’s call for ideas is about accumulating things. Whether it’s an idea about how to shelve and display a DVD collection, thoughts about archiving or cataloguing, ways to start and keep a collection of interesting...