Friday, December 23, 2011


Would you allow giant corporations to run a pipeline into your brain?

All of the technological optimism that the early television movement was fraught with has been entirely overcome by the inevitable implications of the one-to-many broadcast model.  This was not seen at first because the model that television was compared to was that of radio, a medium which required imagination in its audience.  In fact, radio eventually succumbed to centralization by giant corporate conglomerates as it would have even in the absence of television.