Slacker vs iTunes Radio. Slacker wins in an overwhelming landslide. I've been testing them by entering various bands I like - Led Zeppelin, INXS, Daft Punk, etc - and then seeing how much I like the resulting channels. Slacker Rocks. (A key difference, Slacker actually includes music by the artist that defines the channel.) I shall try Pandora too...
Here's the Jeff Bezos keynote video. Not Steve Jobs but not bad. He's clearly gotten more comfortable with Amazon as a tech provider; I can remember the early Kindle announcements, and while the product was cool, the introduction events were ... not.
Remember Seth Godin's proven way to add value? Do extremely difficult work. But ... now we have fast, easy, guaranteed. Pick none. Sorry, have to disagree. By W=UH, if you do it the right way, it will not be hard.
One hour with the Ferrari 458 Speciale. "The only time it gets good is when you're in danger of going to prison." That's what is so great about the Tesla Model S, it is great at 0mph. You almost wish for the traffic lights to turn red.
Jason Kottke: Beautiful Iceland. Wow. Reminds me that Iceland is green, and Greenland is icy.
And finally, celebrating Summer! - an awesome photo gallery from the J Class Superyacht Cup. Truly awesome: