That’s why Ford Nation makes perfect sense as a TV show. It’s a stroke of genius. When a situation beggars conventional analysis and even irony itself, just air the situation and let the viewers judge. That’s one of television’s gifts to us, like it or not.
Hulu single-handily bootstrapped the idea of network TV viewing on the web. The site revolutionized the user experience around watching video online. And now Hulu faces the classic innovator’s dilema:
One of the biggest questions that any bidder will face as it considers buying Hulu is what content rights the company will have and for how long. Since its founding, Hulu has famously had exclusive access to content from three of the four major broadcast networks. But it’s become increasingly clear that exclusivity is probably not in the best interests of Fox, ABC, or NBC.
"Microsoft presumably thinks that adding achievements for TV watching is a way to increase engagement — specifically mentioning the value this could provide for advertisers," writes T.C. Sottek in The Verge.
Maybe it’s I’m far more specific about what I want to do or that I feel so beholden to these ideas about The Future of Entertainment that I can’t NOT pursue this tech-related path. I was thinking the other day, in what had to have been a PMS-influenced moment, “What am I doing? I could just pick the kids up from school every day and go to Bed, Bath, and Beyond and get bath mats, etc for the house. What am I doing going to school and doing all this hard work and pursuing one of the most difficult degrees available?” Then I thought, “Pull yourself together. You’re not going to feel like this in about 48 hours. Your the one who would stick a fork in your eye if you weren’t working. Get your shit together.”
So, I hammer math problems and try to cram a collection of information in my head related to Quantum Mechanics or C++ coding, etc in 3-week spans (between exams) that should really be absorbed in 8-week spans.
This is Justine Bateman talking about how she’s chosen to push herself and complete a computer science degree instead of being a stay-at-home parent.
The post was sparked after she discovered this video of herself from 24 years ago when she played an airhead on the top-rated North American sitcom, Family Ties.
About 12 million Canadian households subscribe to traditional television packages, compared with two million for Netflix. But Netflix is on a different trajectory, doubling its number of subscribers in the past year as it bulks up on content and introduces original shows
During Videtur’s design phase, all three findings were kept in mind and refined with the most advanced technology available at the time. After the typeface had been precisely drawn in four different sizes, it was photographed with an electronic camera and projected onto the screen.