Showing posts from January, 2019

Consent and the Digital Quid Pro Quo

Heavy Rotation: Bijibal, Gopi Sundar, Ramesh Narayan & More

Listen: Andrew Bird's "Sisyphus"


Facebook Is Paying Teens to Install Spyware VPN App

Reads: Amazon's Booming Ad Business, Selfie Dysmorphia & More

Tech Roundup: Google GDPR Fines, Tencent Xiaowei & More

Music Review: Gully Boy (Hindi)

Music Review: Mehandi Circus (Tamil)

Music Review: Seetharama Kalyana (Kannada)

Music Review: Ispade Rajavum Idhaya Raniyum (Tamil)

Music Review: Kanne Kalaimaane (Tamil)


Facebook's Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger Is a Privacy and Anti-Trust Disaster Waiting to Happen


Listen: Beach House's "Teen Dream"

Music Review: Vantha Rajavathaan Varuven (Tamil)


New Music Friday: Better Oblivion Community Center, Dawn Richard, Eerie Wanda, Nils Frahm & William Tyler

Listen: Eli Keszler's "Enter the Bristle Strum"

Heavy Rotation: Jessica Pratt, Spielbergs, Vampire Weekend & More

Listen: Apparat's "DAWAN"


Tech Brief: Google Details Transition to Hangouts Chat/Meet

Listen: American Football's "Uncomfortably Numb" ft. Hayley Williams

Reads: Haruki Murakami's Cream, Whys of Seeing & More

Music Briefs: Bombairiya, Fakir of Venice, Manikarnika, Mikhael, Neeyum Njanum, Oru Karribean Uddaippu, Praana & Thackeray


Netflix's Price Hikes Are an Unfortunate Side Effect of Ecosystem Lock-In

Listen: James Blake's "Barefoot In The Park" ft. ROSALÍA

Listen: Ariana Grande's "7 rings"


New Music Friday: Deerhunter, James Blake, Julian Lynch, Maggie Rogers, Sharon Van Etten & Toro Y Moi

Listen: Weyes Blood's "Andromeda"


773 Million Email Addresses Exposed in "Collection #1" Data Leak

Heavy Rotation: Angelo De Augustine, Tiny Ruins, Wild Nothing & More


Tech Brief: Snap Stock Nosedives 11% After CFO Tim Stone Quits Less Than One Year Into His Job