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Data wars

January 11, 2010

The NYT writes about the military's data problem: Air Force drones collected nearly three times as much video over Afghanistan and Iraq last year as in 2007 — about 24 years’ worth if watched continuously. That volume is expected to multiply in the coming years as drones are added to the fleet and as some […]

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Bloomingdales' hi-tech showcase?

October 26, 2009

Confession: I got lost in Bloomingdales. This turned out to be a Very Good Thing, because it's how, way in the back of the women's cosmetics department, I discovered that Bloomingdales has a glasses-free 3D television set. The screen itself is unassuming, and positioned as the backdrop to a small un-manned display table, just like […]

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Is TV getting LOST?

March 1, 2009

The NYT has an interesting roundtable up on whether network television has a future. One interesting comment was on the power of characters vs gimmicks: Some worry that the big network shows aren’t developing great characters that will last. I’m not so sure about that. “Lost,” when you get right down to it, is a […]

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