Ghosts of Electricity Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Wake-Up Call: Consumers Want Content on Their Terms
At this point, we should be beyond wake-up call and into serious accommodation.
- Strike, Shmike: Carson Daly Gets Back to Work
Well, it wasn’t like his show had a lot of bits anyway. But still, bad onya Carson. We just won’t watch, even if you have somebody we like on.
- NBC’s TiVo Deal Part of Effort to Introduce New Formats
NBC realizes that time-shifting viewers need information too.
- Hollywood Writers, Producers Strike Heats Up … On The Web
They just now noticed this? The writers were all over the Web from the very start of the strike.
- "Dancing With the Stars" recap: Last dances
Mannnn, do people take this shit seriously, or what? Remember: anything that forces Marie Osmond on your TV screen week after week is doing the Devil’s work. So, if she’s bending the rules to win the internet voting, as we’ve heard, y’all get what you deserve for watching it in the first place.
- Greenpeace slams Microsoft, Nintendo
Apparently the Zune is toxic. Honestly, we’re not surprised.
- More visitors hurt in Tate’s hole
For those who retain faith in our basic nature: "As many as 15 art lovers have been injured at London’s Tate Modern since the opening of an installation which features a large crack in the floor."
- FCC cable plans provoke politicians
Or, if you will, nothing the FCC does these days makes anyone happy.
- Undercover restorers fix Paris landmark’s clock
Or, if you will, citizen activists achieve what government can’t.
- Online investigations into job candidates could be illegal
Or maybe not. The UK starts to grapple with too much freedom of information — which, for those watching at home, is likely to be the next big issue confounding the Internets.