Type MikelParis into Google, and many of the results attached to his name are linked to O.A.R., the band with which he has served as a keyboardist, percussionist, and backup vocalist ever since joining them on tour in 2005 (and no, that’s not a typo, as that’s how he … [Read more...] about O.A.R. keyboardist MikelParis mixes travel, music, photos, hard drives in solo effort
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“Streaming brings new people out to the shows to discover new music.” If you want to know how a modern band can successfully cultivate an ever-growing loyal and far-reaching fanbase amidst today’s fractured and fragmented music marketplace, you need look no … [Read more...] about How streaming has helped O.A.R. spread their jams and celebrate ‘XX’
Apple has pulled the 500px photography community app from its App Store because it was possible for people to find “pornography” and possibly even “child pornography” through the app. “The app was removed from the App Store for featuring pornographic … [Read more...] about 500px got the App Store axe, but what about all these other R-rated apps?
A Tesla S caught fire last week. I have a lot of experience with cars, with lithium-ion batteries -- and with both cars and batteries catching fire. For a time, I was the lead battery analyst in the U.S., and my house nearly burned down when a lithium-ion battery pack decided … [Read more...] about OPINION The ‘Catastrophic’ Tesla S Fire: A Perspective
Was it only four years ago that the anti-Facebook crowd was backlashing against the concept of the News Feed? Time sure flies when you're accusing the world's biggest social network of invading its users' privacy.Forget about the current spasm of criticism; hating on Facebook has … [Read more...] about OPINION Facebook Is Flirting With a Big Business Backlash