This is definitely grounds for impeachment and dismissal, followed by criminal charges.
I'm shocked these kinds of emails linger around and don't get deleted, or at least PGP encrypted.
Seriously? This crap from him again? It's bad enough he's selling the Pono Player snake oil. I've been ABXing my music for the last year, and I can't hear a damn difference between a well encoded m4a/ogg and a standard FLAC, let alone a "hi-res" FLAC.
Spotify is streaming a 320K ogg file. I believe Apple is streaming a 256K AAC. Streaming music quality is very good these days. Maybe he should actually look at the preferences for his app and make sure high quality is on.
I would just like climatologists to admit that most of their prior models have had their faults and this one may as well. It's currently the best theory, but that doesn't give us the right to jump down everyone's throat that has a differing opinion.
Thinking like that is what got us into the obesity crisis in this country. Problem is, unlike the obesity crisis, we don't have 40 years to learn we were wrong.
This is where I have an issue. ANY piece of science than, in any way, might somehow make someone question the global warming dogma is immediately attacked and discredited. As a former scientist, this is really scary.
Every scientific point of view deserves scrutiny. To immediately try to discredit people of differing opinions to stop the global warming money train is really scary.
Same thing happened back in the 90s, when the theory of dinosaurs evolving into birds surfaced. For a few years there, any opposing theory was mocked and laughed at.
"'Trans fat raises the bad cholesterol and lowers the good cholesterol a little bit,' he said.'Saturated fat only raises the bad cholesterol.'"
There's actually no scientific proof of this, and in studies done over the last 5 years, can't be replicated.
My kids were the same way. Then I set up an Ampache server at home, and installed the Ampache client on their phones. Now they're all about buying again. They just wanted the convenience of having access to their whole library at once. Once I duplicated that, they went with it.
Also helped that my son borrow my headphones and learned that a lot of the music he was listening to on YouTube sounded like crap because of the low bitrate. Anything up there on an artist's official channel is good quality. But the stuff that the common man uploads has the crap compressed out of it.