Listen up, Lucy: Music options for discerning parents 0

It didn’t take long for my wife and I to learn the first – and maybe most important – rule of parenting: We’re not in control. One week in, we’ve already gone through several swaddles and receptacles, and stayed up all night in awkward positions in an effort to appease our new master, little Lucy. [...]

Lucy

TGH class

Como se dice “Message Received” en espanol? 0

I’m not a teacher. I find myself saying that a lot these days, as education professionals make up a good portion of my social circle thanks to my wife’s work. When asked what I do, at happy hours and other events, my incoherent explanation ┬áis often preceded by the disclaimer that it doesn’t have anything [...]


Google’s driverless car, or, the death of driving music 0

If you hadn’t been paying attention to the driverless car movement before, you certainly are now. Google’s latest prototype was unveiled at the end of May, and boy, is it…I don’t know what is, really. But one thing is for sure: It doesn’t change my mind on the pros and cons of the forward (and [...]

Google's driverless car prototype

The Unheard Music, Heard: Listen to me talk Forgotify on Soundcheck 0

What do Hans Edler, Mundell Lowe and John S. Hall and Kramer have in common? Until recently, they all had songs that had never been streamed on Spotify. I know that because I recently spent several hours combing through a new service called Forgotify, which identifies the nearly four million tracks in Spotify’s huge library [...]


Social media, journalism and the next generation on the future of news 0

As mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been fortunate to be able to guest-speak at a class on social media taught by my friend Jesse Littlewood at Tufts University’s Experimental College this semester. In my second and final appearance, I helped to cover the impact of social media on journalism. It’s a big topic to [...]