December 2015

Christmas tree at Jackson Square

Merry Christmas from New Orleans

Trying something different this year: Christmas in New Orleans at 26° C (78°F) with intense humidity. Unfortunately it is rather cloudy and rains from time to time, although it might be even more sticky if the sun was shining… All in all, it is rather strange to be away from home during this time of year. Missing the cold, it is also difficult to get into the Christmas holiday mood. Here are some Christmas decorations from Bourbon St, St Ann St […]

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Tower of Power live at the Fabrik in Hamburg 2015

On December 9 2015 epic recording artist Tower of Power from Oakland, California, was showing off their awesome tower groove and world’s best horn section at the Fabrik in Hamburg. As was mentioned repeatedly during the show, the band is celebrating its 48th year of existence, providing the world with urban soul music…  I have seen them quite often and highly recommend them as one the most energetic live bands I have ever seen. Just check out Youtube… This time, I […]

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Thoughts on Flash

Adobe killed Flash, finally…

Last week Adobe announced to rename Flash Professional CC to Animate CC in 2016. In addition Adobe recommends to use modern technology standards such as HTML5 and WebGL. After many years of “Flash ain’t dead yet” this might finally be the beginning of its last chapter. This might be a good time to take a look at Steve Jobs’ open letter “Thoughts in Flash” from 2010. “Flash was created during the PC era – for PCs and mice. Flash is a successful […]

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Apple as a Service – What A Monthly Tech Outfit Subscription Model Could Look Like

Image Source: Apple Music Membership – Apple.com Apple has indeed changed very much over the years. I don’t want to talk about what happened in the 80ies or 90ies or how Steve Jobs saved the company. I also don’t want to talk about the iPod or the even bigger iPhone and iPad era. Neither do I want to point out how Apple might be changing since Steve Jobs passed away. That has been said and discussed abundantly. Recently I started thinking […]

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