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The death of TV

The best predictions to make are those that are already occurring. Vint Cerf, aka the godfather of the net, predicts the end of TV as we know it: “Dr Cerf predicted …that we would soon be watching the majority of our television through the internet – a revolution that could herald the death of the traditional broadcast TV channel in favour of new interactive services.”
The big point here is that it’s not so much the death of television, but the death of others control of when we watch television. We are already well conditioned to expect our news, music, and information when we want it. The same impact will be felt by television. And I guess there’s a lesson in there somewhere for educators and our view of students attending classes on our terms…