It’s The Content – Not The Pipe

Graham agrees that the revolution won’t be televised …

… but it could be streaming already …

In 1989, UK TV viewers experienced a revolution — satellite channels broke the wired TV monopoly.  US viewers have been used to a wider variety for years. But now some of the best shows around — Westworld, Stranger Things, Transparent — are on media channels new to everyone. And if you’re watching them, you’ve had to change the way you watch. Continue reading “It’s The Content – Not The Pipe”

Bursting Your Own Bubble

Graham gets serious …

Among the soul-searching prompted by Donald Trump’s overturning of electoral predictions, ‘looking outside your bubble’ seems important. As media channels become increasingly siloed, it requires more conscious effort to see the point of view of others. Fortunately, some media are taking steps. Take for example the article ‘ Is Civilian Control of the Military in Jeopardy?‘ from ‘The American Conservative’

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Burying The Hatchet – In Trumps Signature Eatery

Graham doesn’t want to bash Trump …

… well, not always, and so no, this is not another hate-Trump fest. But it is undeniable that his election has generated substantial verbiage, some of it very sharp indeed. Still, as they almost said in public school, sometimes what’s most needed is a sound trashing. Take this little gem of a hatchet job, that earned the twin honour of both a spluttering 3 am tweet from its ur-subject, and a spike in Vanity Fair subscriptions.

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Softies Gone Soft In The Head?

Graham has had an experience – and is wondering …

… if A Massive OS Company Makes An Empty Apology For Its Malware-Like Updates, Is It Sound?

For those who fought the highly-pressured Win10 update, preferring to stay with what we have, thank you, it seems stable this time, but got forcibly upgraded anyway, are we at all interested that Microsoft now says, hmm, maybe we were a little aggressive? Continue reading “Softies Gone Soft In The Head?”