Napster Was Born 15 Years Ago…

Napster Was Born 15 Years Ago…

Here are 20 other things (thanks to Mashable) that were also born that year. So many goodies. 


Lindsey Stirling, Warfield in San Francisco

Lindsey Stirling, Warfield Theatre in San Francisco 2014

I remember seeing this dancing violinist at UC Berkeley on the night of the 2012 Presidential election. It was a small stage, encircled by sweaty fans, with one spotlight, with CNN’s Presidential coverage blaring on an enormous screen outside. Now, she’s playing The Warfield with neon glow-in-the-dark effects, backup dancers, and the same sweaty dancing violinciados. Amazing how far you’ve come, Linds! Be sure to check out her new album, Shatter Me:

The Revolution Will Be Televised

Compelling piece from Jeff Yang and the WSJ on ABC’s transformative (and long-awaited) move to double down in diversity. The snarky side of me says: “Great! TV finally catches up with YouTube ;)”

From ABC’s Paul Lee: “We do think America has changed….We saw that in the election cycle, we see it in everything that’s happening. [To air these shows is] perfectly appropriate for a network like this; and, in fact, I think it’s the right thing to do now.”