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  • Pretty Hate Machine

    • 8 out of 10
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    • For years I wanted to make music that sounded like something between Love and Rockets and Ministry. In 1989, Trent Reznor beat me to it with this genre-defining album, and it smacked me upside the hea
  • Jagged Little Pill (Acoustic)

    • 6 out of 10
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    • Ten years after the original release, comes the traditional celebratory acoustic re-recording. The album has held up remarkably well. While it is not as meaningful to me as it was when I was sixteen,
  • Priest = Aura

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BusinessWeek Ranks Adam Curry One of the Best Entrepreneurs

BusinessWeek has recognized Adam Curry for his contributions to the world of podcasting by naming him one of the best business leaders. In July 2004, he jump-started the podcasting industry by developing and giving away software for making and distributing podcasts, empowering the average person with the ability to produce and distribute their own Internet programming.

Adam Curry, the Podfather

Since Mr. Curry released his software, more than 20,000 podcasts have sprung up covering an amazing range of topics, including comedy, Photoshop, mixed drinks, and Scotland walking tours, and even Emo girl talk.

Podcasting is the process of independently recording and distributing syndicated programs, or shows, through the Internet. Users can listen to or watch a podcast on their computer, iPod, or other digital music player. When Mr. Curry started the podcast revolution, it was limited to audio recordings, but has since evolved to include video as well.

Now that podcasting has taken on a life of its own, he is moving on in the podcasting world, and has been dubbed the "Podfather," thanks to his Podshow startup. The company has raised US$8.9 million since August to build a network of independent podcasters, along with advertisers and millions of listeners.

Of course, without the introduction of the iPod, we wouldn’t have the Podfather. Steve Jobs, Apple Computer and Pixar CEO, also made the "best of" cut. He was recognized for innovations like the iPod nano and video capable iPod, the Mac mini, and the animated movies Finding Nemo and The Incredibles.

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