Fresh Daily – Week of 7/25/16

Covered this week; Charles Tillman retires… a disastrous GOP Convention… song copyrights and politicians… Apple Maps news… iCloud Dropbox competitor… Bill Fernandez, Apple’s first employee… Wrigley Field modifications… Mark Cuban roasts Trump… Corvette logos… America ripe for tyranny… iPhone 7 speculation… Perry Farrell on 25 years of Lolla… Ted Williams standing the test of time…

July 25, 2016

A stellar 13-year career comes to an end for Charles Tillman. He retires a Bear. He will be missed.

A great piece on what he views as a disastrous GOP Convention from Matt Taibbi…

July 26, 2016

Why politicians can get away with using songs whose use have not been approved by the artists that hold the rights to those songs…

July 27, 2016

If you use Apple Maps and often find yourself in urban areas in search of a place to park… this is pretty cool news right here

It looks like a third competitor will enter the arena in the iCloud/Dropbox universe… headed by former Senior VP of Software Engineering at Apple Bertrand Serlet… this might get interesting…

A cool read on Bill Fernandez, Apple’s very first employee… a look into the very genesis of the tech behemoth.

July 28, 2016

I’m totally in to this from an engineering/architectural perspective… it will be a feat for them to pull it off without ever interrupting a baseball season… as far as ever being able to afford to visit the finished space… probably not so much.

July 29, 2016

Mark Cuban takes a shot at Trump right where he lives.

A visual history of Corvette Logos.

July 30, 2016

Socrates seemed pretty clear on one sobering point: that “tyranny is probably established out of no other regime than democracy.” An interesting long-form piece by Andrew Sullivan for New York magazine on America as a breeding ground for tyranny.

July 31, 2016

Some interesting speculation on the coming of iPhone 7…

Ted Williams’ .406 more unreachable than ever… Tony Gwynn, George Brett and others have challenged the 1941 mark, but it’s the last .400 on record.

Perry Farrell contemplates life after 25 years of Lollapalooza.

Taking next week off 😉

Nic Rotondo

Nic Rotondo

Nic Rotondo - is the lead designer for the Optiflux|MediaTribe. Optiflux is a nocturnal design shop focused on identities, branding and one-of-a-kind, custom-coded websites for clients all across North America. Our small tribe of freelance artists can also handle your 3d rendering or animation needs as well as any sound and video work... Small projects or big... come one, come all. We'll get it done.

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