A TV-Connected Computer Makes Me More Productive. No, Really.

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As some of you may be aware, when I’m not writing here, I’m writing for another blog on The GigaOM Network, TheAppleBlog. TAB’s focus, as you can probably guess, is Apple products and software. Some of my latest posts there have been about the new Mac Mini, which I recently purchased for use as an HTPC, connected full-time to my … Read More

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Why TV Lost

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Why TV Lost. “About twenty years ago people noticed computers and TV were on a collision course and started to speculate about what they’d produce when they converged. We now know the answer: computers. It’s clear now that even by using the word “convergence” we were giving TV too much credit. This won’t be convergence so much as replacement. People … Read More

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Rebuild a TV Station on the cheap

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I’ve been having some hallway discussions with our CEO Chuck Peters (or as I affectionalty refer to him as “Chucky P”).  I think it started after I was talking too much about how cheap I thought I could rebuild a TV station.  I was tossing around a number which was close to 10% of the cost the consultants were estimating. … Read More

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J.J. Abrams and Fringe

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Image via Wikipedia I have to say – I am a huge JJ Abrams fan.  Not the weird, dig through the trash kind, but really – really like his stuff kind.  I accidently ran acorss his new show Fringe this weekend and was totally blown away.  I mean, if you have ever been a fan of X-Files…then Fringe will be … Read More

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