Andre Agassi on Michael Chang thanking God.
…Once more I square off against Chang, who’s developed a bad habit since we last met. Every time he beats someone, he points to the sky. He thanks God—credits God—for the win, which offends me. That God should take sides in a tennis match, that God should side against me, that God should be in Chang’s box, feels ludicrous and insulting. I beat Chang and savor every blasphemous stroke.
Personally, I’m having trouble figuring out why I’d want to do this. An offsite backup is a great idea for my library, but the cost is out of control compared to buying a hard drive and putting it in a safe place. The idea of my music where and when I want it seems appealing, but I’m already carrying 30 GB in my pocket. Money-wise, what’s the convenience worth? Certainly not $200 a year to store my 180 gig collection.
Watching the Amazon Cloud Player video made me remember what it was like watching the first video for Google Wave and thinking “Who really has this problem?”
Who would want to break into it? It’s like a bank that’s already been robbed.
Randy Newman after being asked by a college reporter about how to break into the music business.
People use audio equipment to listen to their music.
Audiophiles use music to listen to their audio equipment.
Probably the smartest thing I’ve ever read in the Macrumors forums.