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clrmoney
clrmoney
12/28/2017 10:53:09 AM
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TV & Video 2018
I know that many companies will be very competitive when it comes to TV and Video so I'm sure they will be some ups and downs but I think that overall it will be okay.

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batye
batye
1/1/2018 1:29:48 AM
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Re: TV & Video 2018
@clrmoney I have the same hope but you never know as everything could change on the dime... and people follow croud and try to forget over look facts... it gonna be ups and downs... but bottom line will tell at the end and we will see... 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/1/2018 9:24:26 PM
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Re: TV & Video 2018
We have to always go against the grain, @bayte, no question--as long as it is strategic and has long-term value.   If that was not the case, we would not have iPod; iPhone & of course Amazon--right?   Let's try and be optimistic about it all!!
Onward to 2018....

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batye
batye
1/1/2018 11:36:21 PM
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Re: TV & Video 2018
@mpouraryan  I always love to see positive side of things and hope for a best :) as even bad things have a value as a learning tool - not to do it again... 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/2/2018 11:09:02 PM
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Re: TV & Video 2018
Thank you for underscoring the sentiments as we have to embrace positive and engaging change while, as I underscored, noting change for the sake of change is not acceptable--we have to do better--I trust you agree.

 

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batye
batye
1/4/2018 2:46:56 AM
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Re: TV & Video 2018
@mpouraryan I could not agree more as this days we live in only constant in our life change... and change is a way of life... 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/1/2018 9:30:41 PM
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Re: TV & Video 2018
As I was reflecting upon the continued discourse on this first day of the new year, I ran across this:

https://twitter.com/theeconomist/status/947771404019171329?ref_src=twcamp%5Eshare%7Ctwsrc%5Eios%7Ctwgr%5Ecom.apple.UIKit.activity.Message

This is a "subset" of what you've noted--but still critical as we assess the on-going transformation.    I have a live streaming feed of BBC running on a separate computer as I am assessing on-going developments around the World (specifically Iran) for the Daily Outsider.   So, the competition and expectations are more critical than ever--right?

 

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batye
batye
1/1/2018 11:59:16 PM
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Re: TV & Video 2018
@mpouraryan interesting point... I have many friends from Iran, also my mom best friend very nice Iranian lady :), what happening in Iran - honestly I do not know what to say... as they do have opressive gov... but in Iran normal people live in :)... same like let say in Afghanistan people do know how to separate politics from people... I never meet anyone from Afghanistan whom said o we hate Russians... in my rural area I do shop often at health food store runned and owned by very pleasant Afghan family... when I'm in the store I follow Islamic traditions saying hello in farsi to any male family member first before saying hello to female members of family... always have small talk with Patriarch of the family in the mix of Tajiki/russian and english asking about his health, family health and other traditional chit-chat... I'm Polish Catholic and in my youth days was an altar boy... but I did live good few years in Tatarstan (old Russian Rebublic ) and very familiar with Islamic traditions and Qur'an... on the other hand I do respect Jewish traditions and in my life I receive lot's of guidance from a jewish family friend - whom I will always look up as a father figure in my life... the way I look at life not religion nor nationaly what make us people - it what we have inside and how we are willing accept others... what happening in Iran it very sad... the way I see it... as killing is not a way to solve a problem....      

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/2/2018 11:14:57 PM
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Thanks for sharing your perspective--without getting too political, I would also underscore a simple point to make sure to be vigliant and avoid #FakeNews.  

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batye
batye
1/4/2018 2:48:15 AM
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Re: TV & Video 2018
@mpouraryan yes as this days we do have more fake news than real one... or instead of the news we get opinion - not a true facts opinion... sad reality of todays... 

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Shaunn
Shaunn
12/28/2017 6:58:06 PM
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The President
I found that bit about the president rather interesting because it's so true. Especially the part about CNN. They reported on presidential soda intake the morning of a failed New York bombing.

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batye
batye
1/1/2018 1:27:25 AM
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@Shaunn this day it like we no longer watching the news it more about hype, trends and celebs and everything based on opinion not facts... or true reality... 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/1/2018 9:27:55 PM
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We have to be aware--and continue to keep an open mind.    What we try and do at the start up I work for, the Daily Outsider, not to "buy into the hype", but yes be excited about things like Robots doing dental surgery (something our team released earlier today).    

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batye
batye
1/2/2018 12:02:32 AM
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Re: The President
@mpouraryan we are living in the future now - I hope at the end we gonna see lower prices for dental servces... 

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afwriter
afwriter
12/28/2017 11:14:59 PM
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Prime Time Drama
I'm looking forward to seeing the Vivendi Docudrama on FXX Disney next fall.

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afwriter
afwriter
12/28/2017 11:20:56 PM
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All Torn Up
My own political and personal views have me struggling internally with net neutrality, but one thing I do know is that I am vehemently against the Disney acquisition of Fox. If all of the horror stories about both of these issues pan out I could see the hardline media (DVDs, CDs, Etc.) making a big comeback. 

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batye
batye
1/1/2018 1:31:56 AM
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@afwriter I could not agree more... I keep buying cd/dvd's with pre-recorded media as I wanna watch what I wanna watch - full movie or full music track... not bit and pieces what they will allow me... but it just me... 

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srufolo1
srufolo1
12/29/2017 8:40:58 PM
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TV & Video
Net Neutrality is a huge boxing match between the people of America and the FCC. Those of color, and the LGBT community are particularly threatened because they feel without Net Neutrality, content will be refused by big corporations like AT&T, and their voices will be suppressed. I don't know how far the repeal of Net Neutrality will go.

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dlr5288
dlr5288
12/30/2017 9:32:17 PM
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Itís a scary thought that the whole internet will be regulated more than it is right now. Charging people even more money for things theyíve been using for years...

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batye
batye
1/1/2018 1:48:20 AM
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Re: TV & Video
@dlr5288 as a polish boy I survive bloody commies in USSR... it nothing new to me... everything will pass at the end... even Iron empire did fall at the end... nothing new... over last 10 years I pepared shopping at trift store's   my dvd movie library is around 1000 dvd's, VHS tapes I lost count as I keep buying them, I have around 200 blank cd-r, 300 blank dvd-r, I have 1000 paperbooks, plus 26 to 30 Bibles... I have around 100 floppy disks and three working usb floppy drives, I have working typewriter with extra wheels:), plus I have 75 blank tapes and three tape players... I have around 10 cb radios, plus high end HD anthena for my TV... I have chest computer and family board games... old xbox original with 300 games on xbox dvd's... on my pc my steam library is around 1500 games... if I have pay for internet more... why I should pay I go back to basic... few weeks ago I got sawing machine... I could learn how to sewing quilt... also I do know how to create basic printing press and templates and print what I wanna say on any material... instead of using facebook or my blog... why worry... :)  

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afwriter
afwriter
1/1/2018 11:02:09 AM
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@Batye you sound quite prepared, I think that's awesome. Hopefully, we won't ever have to solely rely on hardline media again because I love the internet, but it's good to be prepared.  

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batye
batye
1/1/2018 2:53:48 PM
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@afwriter internet could be easly manipulated and information could be displayed in accordince with your location/ip... same as when you let say- from Canada click on https://www.gamestop.com/ but end up on EBgames.ca... as example... I seen something simular in Russia in 1999/2000 when FSB played around with idea to control the flow of the news and information for less tech savy russian population... and you see what gov. want you to see as per your location/ip address... :(... 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/1/2018 9:00:47 PM
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Your "evolution", @bayte, has been the perfect example.     However, there is a dark side to this evolution that undermines value in many respects.  We have to sustain value and embrace it for the sake of the long-term.    That's the biggest challenge for 2018--isn't it? 

 

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batye
batye
1/1/2018 11:34:33 PM
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Re: TV & Video
@mpouraryan I would say embrace the change and accept the change but be ready for anything unexpected along... 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/2/2018 11:07:54 PM
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Change for the sake of change in and of itself cannot be tolerated.  We have to be bigger and be vigliant and actively question it before we accept it--do remember, though, that we must always keep an open mind.

 

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batye
batye
1/4/2018 2:45:50 AM
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@mpouraryan for me keeping open mind is to willing accept new things and try to learn it fast... and I do question things as information could be manipulated very easy... 

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srufolo1
srufolo1
1/3/2018 9:36:28 PM
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@bayte Well, it looks like you are well stocked, and have a good plan for yourself. Nothing to worry about there. I like your idea of learning how to sew. I remember many years ago, my father bought my mother a sewing machine as a gift. She has a short attention span and gave up when she couldn't navigate the "bobbin." My father, who was an engineer, started to show her. Fast-forward: My father started to sew, making clothes for us (three daughters), my mothet, cousins, etc ... He became so good at it, a clothing factory in town wanted to hire him.

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batye
batye
1/4/2018 2:58:49 AM
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@srufolo1 thank you, I always hopping for the best while preparing for the worst... learning how to sew improve my survival rate/chance... as in my reality out of kevlar sniper blanket you could sew - ok quality Kevlar vest's almost level 2 protection if you fold kevlar right way and sew it right, plus you could add extra add on to you design - if compared to standart security issued...  in my case I have two security vests from my youth security days... and both of this vest's already expired  as normally they last 5-7 years and need to be retired... but out of this two 20 years old vest I hope to sew one good one if need arrise... plus sew very relaxing in my books :) 

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srufolo1
srufolo1
1/5/2018 6:35:40 PM
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@batye Not sure why you need to wear a Kevlar vest, however, I do believe sewing is definitely something everyone should know how to do. 

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batye
batye
1/5/2018 10:53:04 PM
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@srufolo1 I seen and lived during lawless times and civil disobedience... when you run out of food and water you need to live your house - during unsafe time wearing protection - simple rule to survive... this days even in stable system as North America anything could happens...  

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srufolo1
srufolo1
1/6/2018 11:16:01 AM
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@batye True, in North America, especially with the leadership we currently have, anything can happen. Yet, I still think people live in a bubble thinking everyone is OK when it's not. There is more poverty than ever before, not less. There are other real problems that are being ignored, or not handled correctly. Sew me a vest please!

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
1/7/2018 1:52:55 PM
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Re: TV & Video
I certainly hope that not "anything" can happen. The rule of law and career government employees will hopefully keep some things in check for a few years.

I, for one, don't want to have to wear a Kevlar vest anytime in the future. 

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batye
batye
1/7/2018 8:53:32 PM
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@mhhf1ve history alway repeat itself the way I see...   Mughal Empire bring prosperity across the India... but Since the partition of British India in 1947 and creation of modern states of India and Pakistan, the two South Asian countries have been involved in four wars, including one undeclared war, and many border skirmishes and military stand-offs. I have Indian friends and I have Pakistany friends and all my friends for me they are my friends I do not differentiate... same as with my Palestian friends and Jewish friends they could always find something to disagree... I see people of what they are not cread or nationality/bllod line/heritage... I hope I would never/ever need my Kevlar vest or saw what I seen before... but in this life you never say never... I trust Peace and Negotiation.... but preparation is a must :) 


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batye
batye
1/7/2018 8:41:19 PM
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@srufolo1 :) in reality in USA you are better off than me in Canada as in USA you do have many military supply stores and some of them do have good quality second hand items - like decomisioned sniper blanket made out of very good quality USA made kevlar for $50 USD more or less... I would recommend to get hold of one :) kevlar wrapped in ballistic nylon sniper blanket from Vietnam war circa as in my world good quality second hand kevlar sniper blanket have many uses :) but I could not buy it as I imagine Canada Customs agent would have too many question after reading my customes import declartation why I'm brining from USA trip old Vietnam War era Sniper blanket :)  as I do follow all rules/regulation and laws :) 

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srufolo1
srufolo1
1/7/2018 10:58:55 PM
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@batye  I have to say that bringing into Canada a secondhand Kevlar sniper blanket from the U.S. could raise some red flags. By the way things are going with mass shootings, and just shootings in general here in the U.S., a Kevlar sniper blanket may be a wise investment.

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batye
batye
1/8/2018 12:55:57 AM
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@srufolo1 yes as I try to follow the Canadian law... but you are right the Kevlar blanket could become a new fashion accessory in the global trend... - sad very very sad reality... 

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srufolo1
srufolo1
1/8/2018 11:41:54 AM
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@batye Well, you're not bringing in semi-automatic rifles or anything, so maybe the Kevlar blanket may not be such a concern bringing it in to Canada as you think. The United States is quickly becoming a "police state." And when I took Political Science at the University of Oregon in the '80s, that was the prediction. You have to worry about crossing the street for fear some terrorist will mow you down with a car, or random gunshots will kill you. Will things get any better? I hate to be the person that sees the glass half empty, but, no, I think they are only going to get worse. And we do need to protect ourselves at some level. 

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batye
batye
1/8/2018 1:56:12 PM
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@srufolo1 I try to live my life simple way to avoid or bring danger to the miniun... I try to calculate and Re-Think everything... I do not think it will get better I think it will get worst until we see how bad it is and try to strive for change to get better... but it have to be done internaly from the person each person - one person at a time... as group mentality no longer in play the way I see it... 

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srufolo1
srufolo1
1/8/2018 6:14:24 PM
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@batye And maybe this is where technology comes in. Smart cities will serve to keep their citizens safe. The same way with smart homes. This is where technology will keep us safe.

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batye
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1/8/2018 11:29:12 PM
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@srufolo1 Yes I could not agree more this would be the completed the idea my home my castle... my smart security guarded smart home castle :) 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/1/2018 9:22:43 PM
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You should not be fearful of the interent and regulation as it has been net Neutrailty that has helped transform the Net as we know it.   I will also note this:  The invisible hand even itself needs to be "guided".

 

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dlr5288
dlr5288
1/22/2018 10:27:33 AM
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I guess Iím just worried about things changing for the worst. But, by all means, if it helps or changes things in a positive direction then Iím all in!

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/22/2018 11:48:42 AM
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When Amazon live streamed the Rose Parade, I knew that things have changed--whether we like it or not.  The question for us is how we embrace it.  It is exciting--but at the same time ever so challenging :)

 

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elizabethv
elizabethv
1/23/2018 9:19:41 AM
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@mpouraryan - Wow! I don't know how I missed that Amazon was live streaming the Rose Parade. How did that go? Were there any glitches that you know of? I guess I've never been one to watch the Rose Parade no matter how it was aired. Though I am a pretty big fan of Amazon. I didn't see any advertising. Maybe I wasn't the target demographic. 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/23/2018 12:58:43 PM
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I saw it featured prominently--the point, I hope you agree is, that the revolution is continuing on a massive scale and their "mainstream" players are playing catch up and the question is who will be left standing?

 

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elizabethv
elizabethv
1/24/2018 7:58:28 AM
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@mpouraryan - Without a doubt. Because I wouldn't have expected Amazon to have been the one to make that step, at least not as one of the first to do so. I guess the targeted advertising must be working then. Because to be fair, even if I'd known about it, I wouldn't have watched it. I couldn't even come close to remembering the last time I watched a parade on television, or anywhere else. 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/24/2018 8:52:29 AM
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I hope you agree that Amazon PrimeTV has come of age and that's the key point.   You are representative of all who are, in appears, shying away from sports/etc.    

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elizabethv
elizabethv
1/25/2018 9:22:56 AM
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@mpouraryan - Definitely! And how exciting! The newer commercials for Hulu are pretty exciting too. They are using Anna Kendrick and the commercials are pretty creative. And they talk about having the ability to live stream news and sports. So if nothing else, it's pretty obvious both companies are staying competitive with one another. 

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/25/2018 10:36:18 AM
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..and let's not forget up and comers like Crackle and Tub.TV (two apps also available on Amazon Prime) that has some very decent selections available....interesting times no Doubt....

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elizabethv
elizabethv
1/26/2018 8:44:59 AM
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@mpouraryan - I haven't checked out Crackle recently, I'll have to check it out. It's hard to imagine a world without Amazon and Netflix on top, and that there are any streaming services that might ever replace them. Then again, I never would have guessed Facebook would have replaced MySpace - back in the day. 

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afwriter
afwriter
1/26/2018 11:07:29 AM
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Crackle is really hit and miss, especially because they have seemed to invest most of their money into so-so original content instead of building a library. That being said, I still check it out from time to time because they have a few gems on there. Tubi.TV on the other hand I think could give the big guys a run for their money if more people knew about them because they have a large library that is add supported so it is free.

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elizabethv
elizabethv
1/30/2018 8:15:39 AM
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@afwriter - you had me at "free" and not as much "so-so original content." I immediately went and registered/checked it out and will now likely frequent it as much as Netflix and Amazon. There really is some really good content on there, and that it's free really hammers home my willingness to sign up. That's also going to be a struggle for any new streaming services. The cost of Netflix and Amazon are going up all the time (especially Netflix.) At some point it's going to start rivaling the cost of cable and stop being worth it. And honestly, I'd almost consider leaving Netflix if they ever get rid of Friends. I love being able to watch it whenever I feel like and if that goes away, it may not be worth $15 a month. 

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dlr5288
dlr5288
1/31/2018 1:42:37 PM
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I will have to check that out as well! I have Netflix as of right now, but youíre right. Their prices are going up all the time and I donít know how long itíll be worth keeping.

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/26/2018 1:13:08 PM
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We have to keep an open mind and always understand==that's the implicit message you're reminding us which is at the essence of transformation!!

Onward

 

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dlr5288
dlr5288
1/25/2018 10:52:42 AM
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I agree! It is exciting and I guess we must all move forward and get used to the change. Overall I think itíll be a good thing!

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/25/2018 10:58:14 AM
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Let's just remember that change for the sake of change is not necessaiily a good thing..but we can't go back..although at least one of our Cabinet Secretaries at Davos yesterday underscored the fact, for instance, that Fossil Fuels will give us a better life:

https://avisionofthepossible.blogspot.com/2018/01/notations-from-grid-special-thursday.html

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dlr5288
dlr5288
1/25/2018 2:16:20 PM
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I definitely agree! I think change is needed when things arenít working as smoothly and if the public is wanting something different. (Which they always are.)

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/25/2018 5:42:55 PM
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Re: TV & Video
One indication of such change is this:  As I am on the road today, I am catching NDTV from India on my iPhone live, listening to Davos live while visiting all here in TT and staying engaged.   The neeed to be adaptable is absolutely fundemental--and I think no one better than all who work and engage in the Digital Space (including yours truly running a Virtual media Startup) understands that.

 

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dlr5288
dlr5288
1/29/2018 4:24:40 PM
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Great point! Yeah I feel like a lot of people, including myself, try to continually stay on top of things. Multitasking and keeping up with trends is important.

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
2/1/2018 2:23:13 PM
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Re: TV & Video
As we begin a new month of deliberations here in TT, I thought this might be a good "food 4 thought" as a postcript to your thought as I say...onward:

https://twitter.com/inc/status/959097535162912769?ref_src=twcamp%5Eshare%7Ctwsrc%5Eios%7Ctwgr%5Ecom.apple.UIKit.activity.Message%7Ctwcon%5E7100%7Ctwterm%5E0

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faryl
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12/31/2017 8:20:02 PM
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What I find most troublesome about the net neutrality issues is the way the FCC not only completely ignored citizensí comments supporting it, it also refused to allow any action to be taken to look into the reported hacking & use of peopleís information to submit comments without their knowledge. Nothing about the process gives any sense of good faith or shows any respect to the citizens of this country.

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elizabethv
elizabethv
1/17/2018 9:05:43 AM
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@srufolo1 - I thought it was important to come back to this. Since it's opening back up and the Senate is just one vote away from repealing it and twenty states have sued the FCC over the new regulations. I think at least a few people in government realized that allowing the regulation to continue as is was hazardous to their careers. As well they should have.

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JohnBarnes
JohnBarnes
12/31/2017 8:53:19 PM
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Net neutrality and absolute conflict of premises
When I used to teach public speaking I always had a fair bit of time devoted to argumentation, especially impromptu, and allowed pretty much all issues  at the students' choice -- but I discouraged abortion, religion, and anything about fundamental rights.  Not because I didn't want to hear the arguments, but because in all those topics, there's a fundamental premise that neither side can finesse or get around, the argument quickly goes to those premises if the arguers are at all competent, and the whole thing slides into re-runs.  Either that thing in the uterus is a baby or it's tissue; either your particular version of God is the only one or it doesn't exist at all; either people have rightst that can't be abridged for any but the direst reasons, or they are merely being tolerated out of convenience. Where no shared premise is possible, neither is rational debate -- or any end to it.

Well, I think this is another one.  One way, internet providers are entirely transmission services, and have no more right to decide to accelerate ads or throttle criticism than a phone operator does to break in to your call to tell you you're being rude to the person you're talking to.  Or else you are the content provider for the phone company, one of millions of people who incentivize people to have a phone, and it's therefore your job to call people up and be nice to them, and accept calls from telemarketers preferentially. Either it's a public space as much as any soapbox in the park, or it's their circus and their monkeys. There's really not any logically coherent position between.

And so I predict we'll still be debating this in 2028, 2048, and as long as the net lasts.

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mpouraryan
mpouraryan
1/1/2018 9:03:08 PM
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Re: Net neutrality and absolute conflict of premises
@JohnBarnes:   When I read your thoughts, it "kind of" reminded me about the healthcare debate--whether it is a right or a privilege.   An implicit argument for Net Neutrality is whether we all have an equal right--or do we have to pay for the privliege.   When over 50% of the World is still "net-insecure (my term)"  we have to figure out how to overcome--and it is part of the on-going transformation no doubt...

 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
1/3/2018 6:06:06 PM
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Why so long..?
> "the two companies came together to launch a European Netflix."

I would have thought there should be several Netflix competitors by now in Europe... but it's fascinating to see that it is not the case. Any ideas for why? 

Europe has tried to mimic tech giants in the past.. and often doesn't quite succeed. I vaguely remember some attempts to build an EU-centric search engine to compete with Google... And even an EU-verson of Wikipedia...? 

 

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batye
batye
1/4/2018 2:50:48 AM
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Re: Why so long..?
@mhhf1ve yes, but this days it seems everyone copying everyone and everything hoping for the best... but Copy not always original... nor some thing could be properly copied... the way I see it... 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
1/4/2018 1:28:01 PM
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Re: Why so long..?
It just seems like there should be room for an EU competitor to Netflix. But perha The various cultures inthe EU make that difficult. The US speaks mostly English-- making it slightly easier to appeal to the entire population with just a few tweaks. Regionalization isn't easy to do correctly.

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batye
batye
1/4/2018 8:39:13 PM
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Re: Why so long..?
@mhhf1ve it depends how things work out as I did recall once I was in germany I did see Knight Rider in german and other us popular shows in german on tv - like The Twilight Zone... anything could be translated and adopted to regional markets... 

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mhhf1ve
mhhf1ve
1/5/2018 1:49:40 AM
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Re: Why so long..?
Regionalization can work. I've seen plenty of Asia dramas spread across several countries with only poor to decent subtitles for translation. Soap opera serials seem to lend themselves particularly well to broad audiences. (No pun intended)

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batye
batye
1/5/2018 2:00:54 AM
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Re: Why so long..?
@mhhf1ve yes you are right but even in mexico I did see poorly translated NCIS episodes... you never know... also I see very old serials like FireFly will be giving potential bost towards new episodes globaly... 

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