I haven’t yet watched the first episode of the final season of Breaking Bad, but I’m eager to see how it all ends. I feel a slight trepidation that it’ll end poorly, but surely not as badly as LOST or Battlestar Galactica… I’m confident that Vince Gilligan will not do me wrong. There’s a lot […]
The online video space is a confusing one, to say the least. Consolidation of services, channels, content, and technologies coupled with an ever-changing playing field and a seemingly endless parade of players makes it a tad difficult to follow the market; it seems to change on a daily basis. And no wonder: we’re talking about an $85 billion dollar opportunity.
What I’ve done in this visualization is to identify who the current players are, loosely classify them by category, and casually arrange them in a “stack” where the top of the stack represents production of content and the bottom represents consumption by audiences.
So maybe I’m on the right side of this trend after all… Netflix apparently has no love for Blu-ray rental. http://arstechnica.com/media/news/2009/03/netflix-bumps-extra-blu-ray-charge-for-most-accounts-again.ars Again, it seems that only HD mavens with lots of money can really do the Blu-ray thing.
Predicting The Curves I’m wondering whether it’s worth it to stay behind the trailing edge of adopting Blu-ray. I imagine that using this technology is very much a personal decision and depends on a lot of factors, but I suspect that there’s also a demographic sweet spot that Blu-ray adopters are living in, and I […]