Edd Kalehoff Makes Love To The Moog Synthesizer

You should check out the recent documentary about the late Bob Moog, humble visionary and inventor of the synthesizer. This was a milestone invention, which had a massive influence on music over the past 40 years. Edd Kalehoff – my father and one of the most prolific television music composers of the last 30+ years – was friends with Moog and one of his earliest beta customers.Read the rest

Google Faces Competition From Unknown

Google recenly filed it’s 2005 annual report (Form 10-K). I was particularly drawn to the section on Competition, even though it was short. The first part is a no-brainer:

We face formidable competition in every aspect of our business, and particularly from other companies that seek to connect people with information on the web and provide them with relevant advertising.

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Rishad Tobaccowala Talks Transparency

I participated today in a small gathering of media-and-technology executives for a briefing with Rishad Tobaccowala of Publicis Group’s recently formed Denuo. Rishad is an impressive visionary, and I look forward to seeing how his new marketing-agency consulting model works out.Read the rest