The sharps and flats of the music business

By Zoë Keating

September 1, 2013


This year marks the 10th anniversary of the day I quit my software job. There was nothing wrong with my job; it was rewarding and I liked it, but "information architect" was not my calling. I didn't want to sit at a computer all day. I wanted to make music.


Recording Interviews using Skype and Audio Hijack Pro for Mac

A good tutorial on setting up Skype and Audio Hijack Pro to record telephone interviews.  Includes detailed port forwarding to eliminate use of super-nodes and practical stereo channel setup for easy post processing.  By Doug Kaye and Paul Figgiani on Slideshare.


How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Slide from material released by Edward Snowden

• Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism 
• encryption unlocked even before official launch
• Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls
• Company says it is legally compelled to comply



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