“Every day fewer and fewer people get breaking news from a newspaper or even TV.” — Social Media Today, “Is News Dead?” A tallyboard for historical ship replicas touring the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. provided one indication this week to the contrary:
My son and his buddies all got together this weekend to watch The Day Of The Doctor, the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who. I understand that Doctor Who long ago hit upon a formula of appealing to the audience’s instinctual reaction to predatory pursuit,
Interactive technology means intrusive technology. Technology that’s smart enough to adapt to users’ directions and to sense their interests is also smart enough to keep records about what users do. Add Internet connectivity to that intelligence, and the privacy of the American home will take a big hit.