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This week Ben and Ian are joined by friends of the show Doug and Nate to discuss many things. But first, Ian brings us this week’s headlines.
This Revolutionary New Battery Charges To 70% In Just Two Minutes. Source of Leaked Snapchats Says Only 500MB of Data Affected. 2014 Retina iMac release date, specs, price & features: 27in 5K Retina iMac unveiled by Apple. iPad Air 2 release date, specs and UK price: New, thinnest ever iPad Air available to order now. Apple iPad mini 3 confirmed: Release date, price and specs UK. China allegedly using iCloud to secretly collect user data. Humble Mozilla Bundle.
Doug shares his ReverbNation profile so you can all go listen to his music.
Ben tells us about the documentary Royalty Free: The Music of Kevin MacLeod which is currently crowd-funding on Kickstarter. You’ve probably heard music from incompetech.com, even if you didn’t know it. This doc takes a look at somebody who would put their music up for people to use for free.
In a similar vein, Ben brings up the article When Iggy Pop can’t live off his art, what chance do the rest have? and the essay linked therein, Slaves of the Internet, Unite!
Following that, Ben asks what kind of web presence an artist should have and shares 9 Great Artist Websites and the comic How To Be An Artist.
Finally all 4 face off in some animation trivia. Who will emerge victorious this week? Who will win the tie-breaker? Tune in to find out!