Friday, June 15, 2007

I, Cringely . The Pulpit . The Seduction of AT&T | PBS

A very deeply nested perspective from Cringely on Windows Safari; read the full post for context 

For Apple TV to be successful as an IPTV set-top box, Apple has to convince us that we really want to download our video, NOT stream it. Not incidentally, this is also the key to iTunes' long-term success. Downloading makes much more efficient use of network resources, works fine on a copper wiring plant, and fits our emerging TiVoesque world view. Steve will tell us that we are busy dynamic people who really ought to plan our viewing. And enough of us will believe him to make AT&T's copper video service a credible success.

I, Cringely . The Pulpit . The Seduction of AT&T | PBS

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