29 Apr '12, 3pm

Finally catching up on reading w/great piece from @johnbattelle > A Coachella “Fail-ble” Do We Hold Spectrum in Common?

It seems to me that you are linking two separate issues here. The first issue? We have entrusted public spectrum to private entities, true, but there has been a specific process that led to that outcome, one that both provided a financial windfall to government coffers while underwriting a basic service level agreement. The second issue is that private entities ranging from hotels to shopping malls to Coachella all share some of the responsibility. While AT&T/Verizon/Sprint etc. certainly “could” do a better job providing repeaters and signal amplifiers to improve the experience, is it truly their responsibility to read the minds of Coachella organizers? Coachella has specific dates and projected attendance counts when the extra connectivity would be useful, but I’d bet there is little sharing of that information with all of the wireless carriers. Even if there was, how mu...

Full article: http://battellemedia.com/archives/2012/04/a-coachella-fai...

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Really bad customer service from #HSBC #fail

wissel.net 30 Apr '12, 2pm

From: Stephan Wissel <[email protected]> Date: Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 7:25 PM Subject: Credit Card in eBanking To: [email protected]

Chevy Volt takes a dip in the pool at Coachella. With bikinis.

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green.autoblog.com 29 Apr '12, 9pm

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@flotrack Best Steeplechase FAIL

flotrack.org 01 May '12, 3pm

Possibility one of the most epic steeplechase fall/fail in history! Katy Andrews takes a spill but gets up like a champ. R...