Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Feb 2012 21:59 UTC
Multimedia, AV An interesting anecdote at MinimalMac about television being broken. The author's young daughter, who is growing up in a Netflix/Hulu/iTunes/etc. household, was confronted with actual TV for the first time, and wonders why she can't pick what to watch, why the shows are being interrupted all the time, and so on. Clearly - TV is broken.
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I don't own a television
by spaceLem on Wed 29th Feb 2012 15:27 UTC
spaceLem
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2007-07-26

I don't own a television, but I do get to see them when I visit friends or relatives, and I'm amazed at how people put up with the insane amounts of advertising (unless you watch only the BBC, which doesn't interrupt programmes with adverts). It seems to have become worse over the years too, and it feels like shows are being interrupted every 10 minutes.

Yes, I do have a computer, and we do watch DVDs from time to time, but I'm very happy not to have a TV polluting my life (we also get a lot of our entertainment from the radio).

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