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Steve Jobs’ Roommate

Michael Hawley, Programmer, Professor and Pianist, Dies at 58

Chesky and his wife, actress

Patricia Dinely.

David Chesky is an American pianist, composer, producer, arranger, and co-founder of the independent, audiophile label Chesky Records. I know him from his online music store, HDtracks, which sells high-resolution digital music. I had a client in the hi-res music business for many years.

Much to my delight, I found a series of zany mini recitals Chesky posted online because he ”was bored out of his mind.” He takes famous songs and improvises them into his own renditions.


Olympus is getting out of the camera business – CNN

The New York Times’ Lays Off 68 People, Mostly Across Advertising

Mysterious cosmic object swallowed by black hole baffles astronomers

The unidentified body, revealed in gravitational waves, challenges notions about what happens when massive stars die in extreme explosions.

Read in National Geographic:

Google Enters Smart Watch Biz Early 2017


Image: Google

Google fans get ready. The company will be releasing two new smart watches in early 2017. 

Jeff Chiang, product manager of Google watches, told the Verge, a tech site, “We are working with our partner OEM on flagship watches for Android Wear 2.0. The devices will be known by the partner’s name, rather than Google’s.

 Read all about it in the Verge.   

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