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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Schroedinger's Lolcat Dec 31, 2010

Image Credit: KC-Bike [H/T Chris Albrecht]

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"The looming risk now is what happens if every connected TV gets used. With Netflix accounting for 20% of peak internet traffic in the US, it’s reasonable to ask if the infrastructure can cope. Set makers need to understand that broadband access does not scale endlessly like broadcast reception." Dec 30, 2010

—Paul Gray, Director of European TV Research on the fact that over 122 million broadband-enabled TV sets are likely to ship next year in the U.S.

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A Blogroll on the Future of Television Dec 30, 2010

My fascination with digital television journalism is just one part of my more expansive interest in the future of television and the massive transition to digital distribution that’s underway right now.  I’ve been looking for a vibrant community of academics … Continue reading

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"We're making the TV screen relevant for people who had the Internet before they had sex." Dec 30, 2010

—Avner Ronen, CEO of Boxee

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Awesome Cinematography Thursday Dec 30, 2010

This week it’s not actually cinematography, but photography in the spotlight. Some amazing photos and terrific narration from National Geographic photog, Bruce Dale. [H/T Mark Hamilton]

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"The percentage of broadcast-only households—no cable, no satellite dish—in Milwaukee is the fifth-highest among the top 210 television markets in the U.S. … Nearly 23% of TV households in the Milwaukee area are broadcast only. The national average is 9.6%, Nielsen statistics show." Dec 29, 2010

—Rick Barrett, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel [H/T NewTeeVee]

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Submitted Without Further Comment Dec 29, 2010

[H/T Ivan Kirigin]

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"Months later I'm still tickled that I got to file a corporate expense report for 'light saber parts.'"    Dec 29, 2010

—Will Femia, Web Producer for The Rachel Maddow Show

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Cord Cutters Confessions Dec 29, 2010

The terrific folks at NewTeeVee—a blog I happen to adore—take a break from the usual format of their new Cord Cutters Web series to present this: a neat set of short interviews with GigaOm’s Web TV enthusiasts discussing their cord-cutting … Continue reading

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"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers." Dec 28, 2010

—Pablo Picasso [H/T Brian Baresch]

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