When a network TV show performs badly, the networks deliberately introduce errors into the episodes’ metadata before submitting it to the Nielsen ratings, so that the episode is counted as a separate show and doesn’t bring the season’s average rating down.
NBC has falsified its records for the “NBC Nightly News” 14 timesRead More
Starting July 10, you can bid on TRS-80 computers, dot matrix printers, Realistic speakers, shortwave receivers, old catalogs, and company “memorabilia” from the bowels of bankrupt RadioShack. From the auction site:
From humble beginnings in Boston in 1921, over the past 95 years RadioShack established itself as a globally recognizedRead More
Move the table When we arrived to setup our booth, everyone’s booth space was setup the same. A table in front of your space, and about 10 by 10 of space behind the table for you to put your signs, etc. But there’s no reason to keep the table there. Alison Groves here at Highrise hadRead More
I once had a long chat with Nick Kokonas about what inspires their thinking at Alinea and Next. At the time, he mentioned the work he was doing to understand theater and ideas from that industry he could use better in his restaurants. But that’s just a tiny piece of the story. Next, unbelievably, changesRead More
Interviewing for a new job is so nerve-wracking. The adrenaline kicks in, and you are trying so hard to keep it under control. Trying to deliver the polished answers you prepared and rehearsed over and over. Hoping that you don’t slip up, or get tongue-tied. There’s the weight of an entire future sitting on yourRead More
Net neutrality isn’t the simplest concept to grasp. Explaining it works best via example: Net neutrality means, say, that internet providers like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon, which also have their own television and streaming video services, can’t create “slow lanes” for competing services. They can’t gum up traffic from sites such as Netflix and Dish’sRead More