What if there were no such thing as television, print, Web and radio? What if they were all just one big blob of media?
Another great video from the NY Times.
Two New York City men felt a responsibility to respond when they mysteriously received hundreds of letters addressed to Santa Claus at their Chelsea apartment.
Google announced on Monday that several television networks, Internet and media companies, including HBO, CNBC and Twitter, will be its partner in offering Web content and programming via televisions, to allow on-demand viewing and apps built for the big screen. But the major networks — ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC — were absent from Google’s content partnerships.
How cool would this be? NewsOK or any news outlet could have news vehicles with built in wifi. We could file video or go live from anywhere our car is. Here’s more from Lost Remote.com.
From Lost Remote, via NY Times:
“Automakers will also be pushing Internet access for the car. With Chrysler and General Motors already offering options that turn minivans and S.U.V.’s into rolling Wi-Fi hotspots, the technology is no longer a novelty. Ford will add its name to the roster by touting a new Sync wireless broadband modem. The modem will plug into the USB port of Sync-equipped cars to create a high-speed Internet connection that can be shared by passengers.”
IF we have overindulged in anything these past several days, it is neither holiday ham nor American football; it is Top 10 lists. We have been stuffed full of them. Even in these self-restrained pages, it has been impossible to avoid the end-of-the-decade accountings of the 10 best such-and-suches and the 10 worst fill-in-the-blanks.
And so, in the spirit of rock star excess, I offer yet another.
The main difference, if it matters, is that this list looks forward, not backward. So here, then, are 10 ideas that might make the next 10 years more interesting, healthy or civil. Some are trivial, some fundamental. They have little in common with one another except that I am seized by each, and moved by its potential to change our world.
Read the full article here.