[Music] Shook - Spectrum (Album Stream)

It’s the end of the year, you’re working hard to wrap up these projects. Or maybe you’re already on holidays. Whether you need some relaxing tunes to stay focused on these last few days before a well-deserved Christmas break, or you’re looking for some funky tunes to enjoy some time with your family,…

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Serial and the blurred lines between entertainment and journalism

Honestly though, even typing that makes me feel weird. It's hard to remember it's all true. Serial plays out like a television crime drama — and entertains like one — but it's not. It's a news story. Stephen at 512Pixels is making some very interesting points about the podcast everyone has been tal…

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Betabeat, Y U MAD at Snapchat tho?

But this week, you guys decided to run a Snapchat Story for of Art Basel, one of the world’s top international art festivals. While Art Basel is definitely a bacchanalia of celebrity shenanigans, the truth is that your core #teen demographic doesn’t give a shit about contemporary art. I’m not quite…

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A quick note about Salesforce in 2014

That being said, have you ever actually tried using Salesforce? It is a fucking abomination of a product stuck in a Windows era level of design and usability. Having used Salesforce in the past, I have to say that this is very true and accurate. I’ve got two different anecdotes to illustrate my p…

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Flickr is about to sell off your Creative Commons photos

As a photographer, I now have to choose whether to prevent people from using my photos, or prevent Yahoo from selling them. I can’t have both. Another day, another morally-wrong decision from a company that should know better. This announcement feels like a bad decision. Legally, of course, all Y…

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Winter Musings

It’s a cold and sunny Saturday and I’m sat on a chair, at the office, behind my usual setup. The sun is shining, and with the window pane barely opened, I can hear the seagulls outside. There’s no wind, and the low temperature is offset by the warming rays. But this won’t last: we’re at the end of November,…

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