Episode 49 - Mediated Death

  • Episode 49
  • March 4, 2014

Joined by long-time friend of the show special guest Mark Davis, we ponder the fate of media collections as we all make the shift to digital, streaming, and the new future of entertainment. Recorded on 2/26/2014.

 

Episode 48 - Restricted By Digital Management

  • Episode 48
  • February 27, 2014

Have you ever hit a restriction when trying to watch a movie or TV show, or listen to music? That's DRM, and on this episode, we take a look at why the entertainment industry is so determined to harm their consumers with this restrictive technology. Recorded on 2/23/2014.

 

Episode 47 - Comcastic!

  • Episode 47
  • February 25, 2014

On February 13th, Comcast announced a $45 billion bid for Time-Warner Cable. On this episode, we take a look at the potential implications and consequences of this mega-merger. Recorded on 2/23/2014.

 

Episode 46 - Rewound!

  • Episode 46
  • February 20, 2014

And… Yet another movie review, up next is Rewind This, a documentary on VHS and the VCR, as well as the subculture of folks that haven't let go of this format. Take a walk into the past with us… Recorded on 2/16/2014.

 

Episode 45 - Love Bytes

  • Episode 45
  • February 18, 2014

Yet another movie review, up next is Spike Jonze's Her, a film that seems plucked from about 15 minutes in the future. We gaze into the future and take a look at the possible impact of A.I. Recorded on 2/9/2014.