Calexico - Frontera/Trigger

I’ve been aware of Calexico for some time, but their latest album, Spiritoso, hits every last sweet spot for me. Particular highlights for me include The track linked above, Frontera/Trigger; Minas de Cobre, with its surf-style guitar and swelling mariachi-style trumpets; and Para, which has a wonderful slow pulse of urgency that builds and recedes but never quite crests.  Well worth a listen.

KPCB Internet Trends 2013

What better way to kick off blogging again than by sharing this?  Mary Meeker’s take on the state of the Internet continues to be a touchstone for most of the tech world, and every year at least one or two mind-blowing revelations appear.  This year is no different.