Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Around The Net

  • Tech Leaders Fear Gadget AddictionThe New York Times

    With their futures riding on further audience engagement, you’d think Silicon Valley would be pushing people to spend ever more time with their gadgets. (Just glue that phone to your palm!) As The New York Times reports, however, some tech leaders are expressing concerns about the potential addictiveness of our shiny super-connected, real-time, endlessly-updating, incessantly-engaging devices. “The concern, voiced in conferences and in recent interviews with many top executives of technology companies, is that the lure of constant stimulation -- the pervasive demand of pings, rings and updates -- is creating a profound physical craving that can hurt productivity and ... ...Read the whole story

TV Is Everywhere. Now What?

Though consumers' appetite for video content on any platform seems to be insatiable, for the most part, we continue to buy and sell media the same way we did 25 years ago. ...More