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Billy Steele
February 23, 2019
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Smartwatches are changing the purpose of the EKG
Andrew Bomback and Michelle Au,
The Atlantic

Devices like the Apple Watch and other wearables now offer access to an EKG on your wrist. What was once reserved for a hospital or doctor's office can now be worn every day. Well, a version of it at least. The Atlantic discusses the limits of the smartwatch EKG, including exactly how helpful it is for most people and what it can't tell you.

Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is now the biggest music biopic ever. It's also total bullshit.
Jason King,
Pitchfork

Pitchfork explains how the band carefully controlled its image for decades before the massive marketing machine took over ahead the film's debut. This doesn't sound like a huge problem, but when you examine the falsehoods and other inaccuracies in the movie's narrative, the questions begin to pile up.

Back to the Stratosphere: How the rarest music in the world comes back
Mark Richardson,
The Ringer

The Ringer has the story of the late-90s indie rock band Duster, a group that never hit it big when they were active, but thanks to the internet and sites like Discogs, their music is part of a major reissue.

'Westworld' assistant editor reveals the process with tips and insights
Oakley Anderson-Moore,
No Film School

A behind-the-scenes look at the editing process for one of the most popular and effects-heavy shows on TV.

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