LA's cut is 35% off the top i believe
It's an interesting thought, but I would be concerned that the OS may get a revision and move the key placements slightly and screw it all up.
The article is about why TV hardware is broken. Not the shows available, which seems like every thread in this post is complaining about.
and to me it just sounds like this guy is channeling the ghost of Andy Rooney. TV is very broken once you start using any device other than an antenna. It takes so much work to make multiple devices work together, and even when you succeed, the chances of family members knowing how to work it is unlikely at best.
Every piece of hardware should have a universal control protocol that allows it to work together seamlessly. When you turn on the dvd, it should set the receiver and the tv input automatically. If you get vendor lock, sometimes you can get such things but even that's rare. Most people struggle with the very concept of tv inputs and when you have tvs with 8 or so, it's easy for mom to get lost.
No matter what, function requires a massive traditional remote control, which people don't use a 1/10 of. I don't know what the solution will look like, but it's nice to think at some point man will advance to a point where they can operate their entertainment system.
They changed it to SyFy because they wanted to be able to trademark the name. They tried to trademark Sci-Fi but it was too generic.
So yeah, that's why.
Maybe they just didn't make the commercial loud enough, or maybe they should make the screen flash enough to induce a seizure, then more people will buy their product!
That would be 20 minutes into the future.
The real problem is that sure, it can be argued that it makes sense from the point of view of taking down movie downloads, or whatever torrent of media is out there. But this will be used for constant shutdown of simple websites (text, images, macros) that grab things from other sites. Not that sites should steal content, but it's a bit heavy handed.
She probably sees the camera, doesn't want to be filmed, and is holding her wallet up to cover her face.
Or perhaps they are using some big ass lighting and its blinding her.
But I think a wallet is more sensible an answer than a cellphone.
Besides, this thing SCREAMS viral marketing.
I'll give it 7 out of 10 for being an interesting hook.
the Obama administration has become very concerned with the situation in Azeroth and plan to spend 10 billion in on-line gold to help the cause.
I've heard rumors Azeroth is facing an upcoming Cataclysm that will allow the Obama administration to enforce marshal law and suspend elections.