Nathaniel Salzman

Chicago area designer, writer, maker and journalist.


January 26, 2009

Trial software: the right and wrong way

There are a handful of simple things that even the fantastic Mac OS-X doesn’t do right out of the box. For one, because of all the legal hooey around digital music copyrights, you’re unable to simply backup your iPod to your computer using iTunes. If you’ve only got one iTunes library that you’re syncing to, this isn’t – Read More –

January 8, 2009

Wired misses the point on scooter trends

Frequent commenter RB pointed out this article on about “scooter trends” which turned out to have almost nothing to do with scooters at all. What’s more it appears to be a fumbled rehash of this interview for Taiwan Economic News. I expect more from Wired and am annoyed at the consistent misconception Americans and American journalists – Read More –