Posted on July 23, 2012
It’s increasingly evident a growing number of Cable TV subscribers want to discontinue Cable service. They object to the high monthly fees required for fixed “packages” of video programming. Instead, they want to save money by watching only their favorite programs from a combination of (1) broadcast television, and (2) fee-based Internet services such as NetFlix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime.
Although broadcast television is free to individual TV-set owners with their own antennas, reception is often unsatisfactory in dense urban markets like Manhattan. About sixty years ago the problem was circumvented by the erection of community antennas, typically on the rooftops of large apartment buildings. In point of fact, today’s Cable TV companies are evolved forms of community antenna operators who were originally known as the CATV companies from the acronym for Community Antenna TV. Read more…
Posted on July 19, 2012
Wayne Gretzky once explained that successful hockey players “skate to where the puck is going, not to where it is presently.”
As I steadily read more eBooks it’s increasingly obvious to me that they’ll become the chief book form-factor of the future. Thus, for the past few weeks I’ve sharpened my eBook authoring skills at Amazon Kindle by publishing two new titles.
First is From Microsoft Word to Kindle Publishing. This short ninety-nine-cent instructional book explains how users of Microsoft Word can get their manuscripts, (1) published by Kindle and (2) displayed in the author-intended manner on Kindle devices. There are three steps. Read more…