It may be hard to make a living from music these days, but at least it doesn’t cost a living anymore. Thanks to some internet magic and good friends, I was able to record and release Where The Air Is Thin, my latest EP, for just under a hundred and fifty bucks. All in.
Here’s how I did it.Read More
Where the internet draws us together, I am grateful. But is the web is benign–simply a tool without bias? I'm not convinced. What I see looks more like a spider's web, where you and I sit trapped in a cycle of interactions that are not healthy, but easy.
The internet is looking a lot like CS Lewis 'Grey Town' – a singular vision of hell he lays out in his book The Great Divorce.Read More
Each human voice is beautiful and unique.
Our voices connect us to one another. Our personalities incarnate timber and tone. Vocalization brings nuances text lacks. This subtlety and character have been largely missing from social media. Until now.
Until I installed Anchor, I had no idea the difference a human voice could make.Read More
For thousands of years, pre-printing-press people had the Bible read to them by others. First as oral histories, then read from priceless scrolls at gatherings. We read with our ears long before our eyes. I like the way the Bible app for Apple TV returns me to that listening spaceRead More
Around the Von Bieker home, our favourite group activities are still family games and now we have some exciting new options. Options that take a lot less time and effort to set up than their boxed up counterparts.
One of our favourite family games so far is Sketch Party TV.
Sketch Party TV improves on the 'guess what I'm drawing' formula in a few key ways.
I'm well aware that Apple TV 4 costs up to a hundred dollars more than other streaming boxes. For me, it's worth the premium for one reason; the Apple TV App Store.
Apps mean potential. Apps are the key to unlocking a developer community we've already watched transform the cell phone. I'm betting Apps will begin to transform TV too, and I welcome that transformation.