Fresh Daily – Week of 3/14/16

Covered this week; Republican troubles… History of Rock mash-up video… Hillary and Donald roll on… the voice of fighter jets retires… Frank Sinatra Jr. dead at 72… Apple vs. FBI update… Adam LaRoche leaves $13 million on the table… the post-mortem on Marco Rubio… Bernie Sanders hangs by a thread…

March 14, 2016

What happens to America if Trump loses? A sobering possibility.

Republicans should beware a contested convention. A commentary from the Chicago Tribune.

A John Kasich victory in Ohio tomorrow goes a long way towards stopping Trump short. Super Delegates can be a bitch.

March 15, 2016

British Recording Studio Ithaca Audio published a 15-minute mash-up music video, History of Rock, on its Vimeo channel, a tribute to the icons of Rock & Roll that cleverly uses a Facebook timeline to retell the music genre’s 60-year history.

March 16, 2016

Clinton and Trump roll on… WTF happened in Tuesday’s big primaries.

All F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets come with a female voice that issues greetings and warnings, in tones ranging from stern and sharp to extremely urgent. It doesn’t matter if the pilot is wearing a Malaysian, Kuwaiti, or Australian flag on his flight suit, the airplane speaks in a Tennessee twang that sounds a lot like Loretta Lynn in the middle of a very bad day. Embark on a miscue, and the jet issues an audible correction: “Roll right! Roll right!” or “Pull up! Pull up!

Frank Sinatra Jr., dead at 72.

March 17, 2016

The law is clear: twenty years ago, Congress passed a statute, the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) that does not allow the government to tell manufacturers how to design or configure a phone or software used by that phone… this case continues to roll on.

March 18, 2016

Adam LaRoche has definitely decided to leave $13 million on the table and walk away from baseball… and it could all be because Sox GM Kenny Williams is a bit of a douche.

March 19, 2016

The meteoric rise and inevitable fall of the fake savior of the GOP. The post-mortem on Marco Rubio, delivered deftly by Janet Reitman for Rolling Stone.

March 20, 2016

It’s a crying shame that Bernie Sanders campaign seems to be heading to the electoral trash heap… many ideas this man has that I couldn’t say one way or another whether they’d work… but I’d sure love to see him try with a democratic Congress… Que sera.

Taking a week off… be back Monday the 28th.

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Nic Rotondo

Nic Rotondo

Nic Rotondo - is the lead designer for the optiflux|mediatribe, a nocturnal design shop focused on graphics, branding and one-of-a-kind, handcrafted websites.

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