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“Straight Outta Compton” ruled the box office for a second straight weekend, and there’s no competition in sight. The movie has earned more than $111 million in domestic box office and is closing in on “Eight Mile” (at $116 million, the highest grossing rap movie) and has a good chance to beat “Scary Movie” ($157 million) and become the highest grossing movie directed by an African American. has drawn fresh attention to Dr. Dre and his violence against women, even though “Straight Outta Compton” makes no mention of that part of his life or of a particularly ugly incident that happened at the height of the group’s fame. But the attempt to ignore the past and focus attention on the movie and on “Compton,” Dr. Dre’s first solo album in 15 years, has backfired. By the end of last week, Dr. Dre released a statement apologizing to “women I’ve hurt” without being more specific.

Dr. and one of the most influential music producers of his generation. He became a billionaire after the sale of his headphones brand, Beats By Dre, to Apple last year. He has worked with the biggest names in hip hop: Snoop Dogg, Tupac, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and many others.

But Dr. Dre has a history of abusing women. In 1991, he severely beat Dee Barnes, the host of “Pump It Up!” a hip hop show on Fox, at a party in front of numerous witnesses. Times:

“He picked me up by my hair and my ear and smashed my face and body into the wall. . Next thing I know, I’m down on the ground and he’s kicking me in the ribs and stamping on my fingers. members, MC Ren and Easy E, said at the time that Barnes “deserved it” and “had it coming.” Dr. Dre said “it ain’t no big thing I just threw her through a door.”

One of Dr. Dre’s bodyguards reportedly prevented bystanders from intervening and helping Barnes. Dr. Dre pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery and settled with Barnes out of court. As time went by, he began to deny that anything violent occurred, according to Gawker.

Dr. Dre repeatedly beat his former girlfriend,
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singer Michel’le, and once punched a woman, rapper Tarrie B, after she recorded a track critical of him, the women told The New York Times. Michel’le, who has a son with Dr. Dre, has spoken publicly about his abuse in the past but hasn’t received much attention.

“”I’ve been talking about my abuse for many, many years, but it has not gotten any ears until now,” she said.

Michel’le told the Times Dr. Dre often hit her with a closed fist and left her with “black eyes, a cracked rib, and scars.”

In his statement, Dr. Dre appeared to blame alcohol and youth for his actions:

“Twenty five years ago I was a young man drinking too much and in over my head with no real structure in my life. However, none of this is an excuse for what I did. I’ve been married for 19 years and every day I’m working to be a better man for my family, seeking guidance along the way. I’m doing everything I can so I never resemble that man again.”

Apple, where Dr. Dre is a consultant, also issued a statement saying the company “believed in his sincerity” and “that he has changed.”

Dr. Dre is now 50 and was a producer of “Straight Outta Compton.” “Compton,” his new album, has been widely criticized for misogynistic lyrics. One track, “Medicine Man,” a collaboration with Eminem,
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This summer, she found herself in the midst of a legal battle, following claims that she was allegedly blackmailed over nude photos of herself.

But ‘Snapchat queen’ YesJulz was spotted enjoying a relaxing break from the drama on Wednesday, when she enjoyed a relaxing break on the beach in sun kissed Miami.

The 27 year old social media star real nameJulieanna Goddard displayed her sensational curves in a skimpy pink bikini as she strolled along the golden sands before enthusiastically tucking into a burger once the hunger pangs set in.

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Pretty in pink: She kept the colour theme going, shielding her eyes from the intense Floridian sunshine with a pair of lilac sunglasses

In May, fitness model and reality star Hencha Voigt was ordered to hand over the password to the iPhone police believe was used in an alleged extortion case involving YesJulz, the Miami Herald reported.

Voigt, 29, and her alleged accomplice Wesley Victor, 34, were arrested in July 2016 for allegedly threatening to leak nude photos of the Snapchat celebrity, unless she paid them $18,000.

Voigt appeared last autumn on a season of E!’s Miami WAGS, a reality show about the wives and girlfriends of sports stars.

Case: In May, fitness model and reality star Hencha Voigt was ordered to hand over the password to the iPhone police believe was used in an alleged extortion case involving YesJulz

Police said Voigt sent several of Goddard’s leaked X rated photos to the Snapchat star’s assistant as proof and gave her 24 hours to pay up the ransom.

Goddard is said to have contacted police about the plot and organised a fake meet up on July 21 with Voigt and Victor.

Police officers found Voigt, 26, and Victor, 33, sitting in a car on Miami Beach waiting for the meeting as well as the phone used to allegedly threaten Goddard.

After the pair’s arrests, Goddard’s nude videos were leaked online.

In her defence, Voigt claimed that she reached out to Goddard as a friend because she, too, had once had explicit videos of herself released online without her consent.

YesJulz has been very vocal about the case against her accused blackmailers on social media, tweeting to her followers earlier this year: ‘I’m not stopping until these two end up in jail.’

She added in another message, ‘Law should be if u commit a crime with your cell phone, you lose your right 2privacy on that device. She is also the founder of an all female creative agency, with clients including Vevo and Puma.

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Property developer Mr Keely was initially only granted permission to build a bike shed, with South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC) making clear that the building could not be used as a residence.

SODC rejected two further applications to convert the building into a house, saying that it was not in keeping with the Wheatley conservation area.

However, Mr Keely, who runs Keely Construction, appealed to the government’s Planning Inspectorate, which overturned the decision and even ordered the council to pay him compensation.

SODC declined to comment on the compensation paid to Mr Keely, but spokesman Gavin Walton said: “We and members of the community believe that this proposal is out of keeping with the surrounding High Street area.

He told the Oxford Mail: “I understand that Tess has been sad, and that makes me sad. I didn’t [name it the Shoebox] to taunt her, and I have no negative feelings in the slightest.”

Mrs Harris, who lives the house with her son, told the Oxford Mail she was shocked to see what looked like a house being erected where permission had only been granted for a bike shed.

She said that application had never described the proposal as a ‘two storey’ building, and the drawings submitted had been inaccurate.

Mrs Harris suggested that Mr Keely had been building a house, not a bike shed, all along.

However, the developer insisted the building adheres to all the original specifications.

Despite her anger at the situation, Mr Keely’s neighbour said she was ultimately concerned with the bigger picture.

She added: “We can’t live in a world where building developers can override council policies with the view that they’re doing society a favour by providing cheap housing.”
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Ishan Porel’s Under 19 World Cup was nearly over even before he realised he was playing in one. In India’s tournament opener, against Australia, he landed awkwardly in his followthrough and hobbled off after bowling just 4.1 overs. For the next 12 hours, he’d be extremely anxious. The extent of injury would be known only in the morning, after which a call was to be taken on his immediate future. Just one thought kept replaying in his mind: ‘Would I fly home or would I stay back and train with the squad in the hope of being ready for the second half of the tournament?’

Three weeks on, after picking up a four wicket haul against Pakistan to bowl India into the final, a much calmer Porel looked back at the night of January 13. He is training hard for the final and should make the XI. When he does, it will be one of the biggest moments in his career, as in the case of all his team mates.

“I was shattered,” Porel said of the injury. “The doctor had a knock over my feet and it pained horribly just by touching it. I thought all my hard work will go waste. I felt my World Cup was over. But Rahul Dravid sir and others are very experienced and know how to handle the situation. They didn’t talk much about the injury, and tried to deviate my mind.

“Paras Mhambrey sir (bowling coach) gave me examples from his Ranji days, how a piece of glass from the window pane fell on his feet and resulted in a ligament tear in the middle of a first class season. I was hurting, because I had prepared so much for this World Cup and got injured in the very first game. Two three days later, I gained my confidence. It was tough, I wasn’t feeling good, but slowly gained it back. My mom started crying [over the phone]. There’s a corner in the dressing room where I sat and cried for two hours. Alone. Nobody saw me.”

It needed immense dedication from Anand Date, the strength and conditioning trainer, who put him through the paces and keep a watch on him every day for the next week or so, to bring Porel back to his cheerful best. At training, Porel was carefully monitored, but it was dealing with his emotions off the field that proved to be a challenge. Date, however, had seen it all.

When Date first came across Porel, at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) four years ago, Porel was puny, weighing just 58 kgs, seven less than the prescribed weight for a bowler of his height six feet and three inches. Over time, the two have developed a strong working relationship, with each trusting the other wholeheartedly. This trust has been key to Porel returning every time he’s suffered injuries.

“Anand sir has been all through my career, from first NCA camp to now,” Porel, who made his Ranji Trophy debut for Bengal earlier this season, said. “He helped me a lot, how to lift weights and all. Only then I took it seriously. Himanshu Rana was there in the first camp with me. He says even now, ‘what change in this guy’! When I think back to those days, where I am now,
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I’ve improved tremendously in terms of fitness, bowling, confidence, fielding and everything.”

It’s this first NCA stint that Porel looks back on fondly as he traces his short journey as a cricketer so far. “When I first went there, I wasn’t very fit,” he said. “I was different from the other guys. I was only 14 when I got my Under 16 NCA call. Others were fitter, stronger and used to hit me all over the park. I also kept bowling here and there.”

Then, during an Under 16 tour of Bangladesh, everything changed, so much that he even received an offer to play for them. “There, I got to know what I wanted to do with life and how to progress,” he said. “That tour, I did really well. I played with a lot of the current Bangladesh Under 19 players back then. They gave me a compliment, which I still remember: ‘why don’t you come to Bangladesh and play for us?’ I didn’t think about that offer.”

Over the last four years, Porel has already suffered multiple injuries: side strain, medial collateral ligament injury , anterior cruciate ligament injury, and partial tear on his left knee while fielding at an Under 16 game. While he has emerged fitter after each injury, there have always been nagging worries about recurrence. It wasn’t too different when he returned for the quarter final against Bangladesh. “I started with some pain, and it took a while for me to get into bowling rhythm. Once I was in the flow, it worked well and I started feeling good.”

Porel seems a natural fast bowler, not just in the way he bowls and generates bounce, but also in the number of injuries he’s suffered. However, cricket wasn’t his first fancy. Coming from a family that played Kabaddi his grandfather played for the country in the 1950s and his father was a state level player he naturally started playing it, only to realise he wasn’t cut out for it, and turned to cricket.

“Initially, my parents would ask ‘you quit other sports, what’s the guarantee you won’t quit cricket?’ I’d say no, cricket is my dream. It’s different. Then I started going to coaching camps in Chandan Nagar. Then again, I got bored and my family taunted me saying they knew I’d quit. That motivated me.

“Then my club, Cricket Clinic, sent me to Kolkata (aged around 11 12). My coach there said I’m weak but I bowl well and will have a good future. I had trials and got selected for the Under 14 team. I started as a batsman. Then, in the club, they made me a fast bowler because of my height. I used to have a wrong footed action like Sohail Tanvir and had to change it. It took me a week to change the action, and I had to keep working on it. Then I played in Bangalore in an Under 14 team, where I performed well. That’s when I started getting more interested in cricket.”

Whether it was his family’s taunts or the several injuries that strengthened his resolve to become a better cricketer, he isn’t quite sure. What Porel is thankful about is the experiences he has had in his nascent career so far,
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ones that he wouldn’t trade for anything because of the life lessons he has learnt. An Under 19 World Cup medal on Saturday will make all the pain and sacrifices more than worth it.

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The family of Robert Kinsinger scattered his ashes this week, endingthe final chapter of the life of a great adventurer and educatorbut not ending enduring memories of the man. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek and a long time hot air balloonist, died May 8 at his home in Twaine Harte,California. He was 93.

He advocatedlifelonglearning, alternative learning lifestyles, and distance learning, like using the internet, until his retirement from the foundation in 1983.

He returned to his family home in California’sKinland Forest with his late wife, Bobbie,until his deathfrom what his family described as natural causes.

“His wisdom is what I will miss the most,” said his daughter, Lisa VanHoven of Grand Rapids. “You could talk to him about everything. He was very wise.

“There is so much about him,” she said. “I would tell people about my dad and they would say you are making it up, that no one was all that, but he was.”

Her husband, Chris VanHoven, described his father in law as brilliant.

“He was learned and well traveled and he could speak on many, many subjects with knowledge. He had been to most places you would talk about and he could bend your ear in many ways.

“He loved conversation,” said Chris VanHoven. Navy. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University and after marrying, earned a doctorate in higher education administration from Columbia University Teachers College. Department of Health and Human Services. He was an educational consultant to the National League for Nursing and directed health related curriculum programs for the University of the State of New York.

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New York, and the Robert E. Kinsinger Institute for Nursing Excellence was established at the college in his honor. Kellogg Foundation.

“I have great memories of his part in the life of Battle Creek and the history of the foundation,” Mawby said Thursday. “He really knew what was going on in education throughout the United States and in the rest of the world. He was engaged in humanity and shared his interest in science and his interest in enlarging the perspective of all of us.”

Mawby called Kinsinger an internationalist who traveled extensively while maintaining his concentration on happenings in the United States.

In Battle Creek Kinsinger was most visible when he was in the air after beginning his love affair with flying balloons.

Bob Cat, the hot air balloon of Robert Kinsinger. (Photo: Provided)

Kinsinger took his first balloon flight with his trainer, Bruce Comstock, on May 17, 1972 and was licensed to fly balloons on Oct. 20, 1972. National Champion, trained Kinsinger over the summer and kept his flight records.

He remembers Kinsinger “as a good solid pilot who had a long and happy career flying balloons.”

He flew in more than 30 countries and over the Arctic, the Great Wall of China, and the volcano,Mount Pinatuboin the Philippines.

His balloon, Bob’s Cat, had a lions head on the envelope chosen because his astrological sign isLeo the Lion and the design was from a medallion he gave his wife, he told the Enquirer in 2007.

His grandson, Justin Kinsinger, who flies balloons in the Napa Valley in California, has the same design on his balloon envelope.

A replica of the balloon is in the children’s garden at Leila Arboretum in Battle Creek. “It’s such an exhilarating experience that you can’t get any other way. You go low and slow so you can see much more wildlife and scenery.”

And Kinsinger said ballooning was a great way to make new friends.

“It’s a great way to meet locals,” he told the magazine. “People are always so excited to see you and so curious to see the balloon up close.”

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(PRIMA INDUSTRIE Group) and YASKAWA Europe GmbH have signed an important strategic partnership agreement for the CNC market. Prima Electro chose SIGMA 5 SD drives and motors by YASKAWA to implement its new OSAI OPENcontrol CNC family, consisting of a unique platform combining the leading edge technologies of the two companies. The CNC and SIGMA 5 SD drives will be linked via the new Mechatrolink III fieldbus. Thanks to this partnership YASKAWA drives and motors are now part of the new OPENcontrol product line, whose modularity and scalability are designed to allow customers to select hardware and software components according to their specific application needs.

The platform and cooperation cover all the OPENcontrol software (OPEN 10 for GMC General Motion Control, OPEN 20 and 30 for 2D and 3D applications, respectively) and hardware (OPEN XS/M/L/XL) components. “The high scalability of OSAI numerical controls by Prima Electro with the new servo product line by YASKAWA will deliver a unique multi drive system with power regeneration,” said a company spokesperson. “OPENcontrol steps into the market to become a reference platform for machine tools, even more in the wood/stone/glass working, where together OSAI and YASKAWA represent a strong position worldwide. The new platform will be properly positioned to enter the metalworking arena as well. Prima Electro’s OPEN Control will be available for milling machines and lathes.

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Ralph Klein, YASKAWA Executive Officer Drives Motion Division, said, “With the new OPENcontrol platform, YASKAWA and Prima Electro can offer an optimized package for CNC applications. Due to this cooperation, customers will benefit by the synergies due to combining the knowledge of a strong, specialized CNC manufacturer and a market leader in the Drives and Motion area.”

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Pop culturally speaking, eons. member released 2001 the album title was postdated into the new millennium to convey that it was ahead of its time a brand new Internet service called Napster had begun to reshape the music business.

Neither iPods, iTunes, nor iPhones existed. And in a pre Sept. 11 environment, the media were free to obsess over frightening phenomena like a foulmouthed young white rapper from Detroit whose wildly popular debut, The Slim Shady LP, was produced by Dre.

Even in 1999, Dre was in a defensive stance, arguing that he was still relevant, although he hadn’t been heard from since his classic The Chronic in 1992. He not only was “still not loving police” and known to “still rock my khakis with a cuff and a crease.” He also was not in a hurry: “Still taking my time to perfect the beat.”

Now, at long last, Dre does have a new album. that opened in theaters this weekend. Dre is credited as a producer in F. Gary Gray’s lively, overly long film, in which Corey Hawkins portrays Dre as a thoughtful visionary (and which whitewashes out the infamous 1991 incident in which he brutally beat TV host Dee Barnes, later pleading no contest).

Between now and 1999, Dre took a lot of time. Not that he has been unproductive in the interim. He’s given his invaluable imprimatur to the biggest selling rapper of all time: “Still got Eminem checks I ain’t opened yet,” he raps on Compton’s “Talk About It.” He made hits throughout the ’00s with Eve and Gwen Stefani, 50 Cent, and the Game, among others. And Dre born Andre Young added to his Midas touch reputation by signing bountifully talented (and Compton born) Kendrick Lamar, whose three guest spots are clear highlights.

And, of course, Dre has also made himself unimaginably rich. Beats Electronics, the headphone and speaker company he founded with music exec Jimmy Iovine, was sold to Apple in 2014 for $3.2 billion. Forbes estimated Dre earned $620 million that year, the largest one year haul by a musician in history. That has been more than enough to keep Dre’s impassive face chiseled on a Mount Rushmore of rap with an unassailable reputation. But amid success, Dre publicly struggled to finish an album called Detox, the meant to be magnum opus he started working on as early as 2002.

All that time spent perfecting the beat turned out to be for naught. In his weekly show The Pharmacy on Apple’s Beats 1 radio last month, the perfectionist producer said he junked Detox because “it wasn’t good. I didn’t like it.” He announced good news to go with it, though: Instead of culling a new album from what are said to be hundreds of hours of recordings he most assuredly was sick of, he started afresh with an impromptu project inspired by hanging out on the Straight Outta Compton set.

The result is Compton (Aftermath/Interscope 1/2), which argues persuasively for impulsiveness, and a tight deadline. Who knows how much of it was originally conceived for Detox, but Compton is bursting with musical ideas.

If anything, the album that’s certainly the hip hop event of the summer sorry, Drake vs. Meek Mill feud is overbusy. There are appearances from longtime Dre associates Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube (also a Straight Outta Compton producer, played in the movie by his son, O’Shea Jackson Jr.), Lamar, and Eminem, all of whom bring their A game.

Philadelphia soul woman Jill Scott sings backup vocals, as does Marsha Ambrosius, the Philly connected native of Liverpool, England, and also a longtime Dre associate. with the rising consciousness of today’s Black Lives Matter movement, Pillay throws down a Jamaican dance hall rap that cuts to an Ambrosius sung hook before the track shifts musical gears for jittery verses by Dre (sounding more nimble and less stentorian than usual) and Lamar that are of a high strung piece with one another. It’s a tour de force production.

Compton kicks off with a spoken intro from a vintage news documentary about the city “that became the black American dream” that “turned sour.” The album cover looks out from behind a hilltop sign spelling out Compton’s name, much like the Hollywood sign to the north.

Appropriately so, because Dre, as creator of the low riding signature Southern California gangsta rap sound, operates more like a film score composer than a hit happy hip hop producer. He creates sleek, uncluttered sonic environments with earth quaking bottom and haunting, P Funk influenced high end, in which he is mostly content to direct his guest rapper actors, stepping into the cinematic rap spotlight only when he sees fit.

Compton is a landmark release, and a volley in the sure to heat up music streaming wars. The album is available as a download on iTunes and is streaming on Apple Music. But, sorry, it’s not available on Spotify. (If you want a CD, you’ll have to wait till Aug. 21.)

Dre stands above current trends. Who needs pop hits when you’re the self proclaimed “first billionaire in hip hop”? Compton gets by on rhythmic complexity, musical ingenuity, and a refreshing burst of still relevant energy, along with a more than ample share of star power.

But like Straight Outta Compton, in which, in a scene played for laughs, an all but naked groupie is kicked out into a hotel hallway, Compton is marred by misogyny. Eminem’s verse on “Medicine Man” is a marvel of high speed agility that he crudely punctuates by bragging about his skills as a rapist.
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Since the alphabet contains more than two letters, a letter cannot be represented by a bit. A byte is a sequence of bits. Since the mid 1960’s a byte has been 8 bits in length. 01000001 is an example of a byte. Since there are 8 bits in a byte there are 28 different possible sequences for one byte, ranging from 00000000 to 11111111. This means that a byte can be used to represent any type of value with no more than 28 = 256 possible values. Since the number of things that you can enter on a computer keyboard is smaller than 256 (including all keystoke pairs, like shift or control plus another key), a code for a keystoke is represented with a code within a byte.

Since characters (letters, decimal digits and special characters such as punctuation marks, etc) can be represented with bytes, a standard is needed to insure that the code that’s used on your computer is the same as the code that is used on mine. There are two standard codes that use one byte to represent a character, ASCII (ass’ key) and EBCDIC (ib’ suh dik). ASCII, the American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is the code that is most commonly used today. EBCDIC, Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code, was used by IBM on its large mainframe computers in the past. Wikipedia has more than you want to know about ASCII and EBCDIC. Since these codes are limited to 256 possible combinations, certain character sets, such as Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Klingon and others, cannot be represented using these codes. This problem is solved by using another code, Unicode, which uses 2 bytes for each character. This extension allows 216 different symbols to be represented, a total of 65,536. The use of Unicode gives more flexibility in the representation of data. The drawback of using Unicode is that it takes twice as much space to store the same number of characters.

A word is the number of bits that are manipulated as a unit by the particular CPU of the computer. Today most CPUs have a word size of 32 or 64 bits. For example, the notebook computer that I bought in May 2008 contains a core 2 duo 64 bit processor. Data is fetched from memory to the processor in word size chunks and manipulated by the ALU in word size chunks. All other things being equal, (and they never are), larger word size implies faster and more flexible processing.
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If you haven’t heard of Tidal yet, don’t worry; the streaming service backed by various big name artists such as Jay Z and Kanye will whither away and die before you have a chance to stream one of their lossless quality songs. Two weeks ago, a conference was held in which several millionaire artists advertised the “premium” streaming service that would promise more money for artists on the site. This didn’t go over so well, as it’s hard to convince the common man that a millionaire on stage asking for more money has their best interests at heart.

“Dumpster Fire” is the only term to describe the current state of Tidal. One week after the concert, rumors surfaced that Jay Z was personally calling paying members of Tidal to thank them for their support. This is after the CEO and twenty five other employees already jumped ship maybe Jay Z should have called them instead. Thankfully, Jay’s failure presents me with an opportunity to describe what exactly went wrong here.

The first misstep that comes to mind is Tidal’s “Beats by Dre” mentality: Just because you sell an image doesn’t mean you can sell a product. Beats succeeded because there was a physical presence. You could argue all you want about the sound quality and overpricing of the headphones, but nobody could deny the major selling point was the style. Everyone’s favorite sports players wore Beats, and that slick lowercase “b” can be seen several times on one walkthrough of any college campus in America.

Tidal tried to pull off the same stunt, using the image of Jay Z, Beyonc and Daft Punk to convince potential customers that Tidal was as stylish as those who had shares in the company. The biggest flaw in this plan is that nobody cares what streaming service you use. Software can be sexy for different reasons, but not the ones Jay Z was trying to push. The press conference for Tidal reeked of pretentiousness, with each artist shareholder signing a “declaration” that Tidal will “spark conversation and lay a foundation for tomorrow’s burgeoning star.” Okay, well, how will any “burgeoning star” trust the biggest and richest names in the music industry to guarantee that they too will have a place amongst the best?

If I was gonna sell the public on a lossless streaming service, I would bring out artists like Tortoise, whose intricate post rock pieces might actually require the highest quality digital file to have the highest quality experiences. The artists on stage have been downloaded to MP3 from YouTube more times than songs they’ve actually sold. The last time I heard “Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers)” from Daft Punk was when it was blaring at a stunning 16kbps (the standard is 320) from a bar mitzvah montage.

Jay Z tried to shortcut the way to technological success he must have watched a TED presentation and said, “We should talk like that!” Buzzwords alone can’t get a company started. He began losing credibility the moment he started haphazardly slapping words like “game changing” and “history making” onto the image of Tidal. Any average listener can see that Tidal is almost identical to Spotify,
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so what is making history here. Lossless streaming? A higher price tag?

The amount of politics brought up at the press conference was almost insulting to those who have actually made history. The first line of their declaration read, “Every movement throughout history began with a few individuals banding together with a vision, a vision to change the status quo.” More often than not, those individuals were at a disadvantage and had to fight long and hard to realize their vision. It’s not too groundbreaking when a group of millionaires come together and say, “Lets make more money!”

When Alicia Keys was about to have all the artists on stage sign the declaration, a couple of shouts came from the audience, to which Keys replied, “Y’all screams are like everything yes, we feel you!” It may be abundantly clear from this article, but, call me crazy, I actually think she doesn’t feel us. There’s nothing more infuriating than having someone so high up on the social chain try to relate to you on a level of struggle. presidential candidates look disingenuous when they visit rural farmlands on their campaign trail. Their strained looks as they stomach some biscuits and gravy at the local town diner reveal that, in the end, it’s just business.

If Jay Z had rolled out Tidal not as a political statement, but just as a higher quality alternative to Spotify, perhaps internet bloggers wouldn’t flock to their publications with glee while smugly discrediting the service. With the amount of collective net worth on stage at Tidal’s conference, there was no way that the average consumer of music was going to rise up in some sort of emotional rebellious fit and purchase Tidal. The service is bound to flounder,
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which might set a completely different historical precedent than the shareholders had in mind.

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I can’t sleep. It’s one o’clock in the morning and I’m sitting in the living room and watching “Eurotrash.” I’ve actually always been really interested in seeing this because Jean Paul Gaultier annoys the hell out of me and it just seems bizzare. We’ll see how it goes. Right now there are four flamboyant men dressed Carmen Miranda style and singing La Cucaracha. Rock.

I’ve felt pretty crappy for the past two days as I’ve run out of my Effexor prescription and am unable to get an appointment with any GP in the area. So, I’m going through withdrawal symptoms. I’ve been dizzy, naseous, shakey, and irritable. Yeah, it’s a lot of fun.

Going through such awful symptoms has made me think about what exactly I’ve been putting into my body for the past 2.5 and whether or not I need it any more. So, I’m contemplating taking myself off it entirely even though Lee’s Mum has sent me a bottle through the mail. We’ll see how that goes.

Oh my, there’s a woman with enormously fake breasts cavorting around on the show now. OK, she’s lathering herself up in the shower. I should probably point out that we don’t have cable. I think this is BBC 1. Toto, we’re definitely not in America anymore.

I’ve just eaten some peanut butter on bread. Apparently peanut butter has tryptophan in it which makes you sleepy. The idea of peanut butter and jelly together on a sandwich is really gross to most Britons. I think it’s because their peanut butter isn’t as sweet as ours is so it seems like an odd combination.

The current part of the show is called “Naked German of the Week.” According to the announcer, in order to qualify for the award you must be both naked and German. Good Lord. The Naked German dog trainers, Monica and Wolfgang Muller from Dusseldorf, have won.

While I was lying in bed earlier my head was spinning with ideas. Now it is spinning from typing and staring at the computer screen. I’m starting to feel a bit nauseous. Fucking Effexor withdrawal. I think it’s time to go back to watching horny naked Europeans make asses of themselves. Then maybe I’ll head back to bed and try to lull myself to sleep while listening to Lee breathe.
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