I grew up in a very conservative environment, with my parents sometimes taking the extreme. Our home never had a TV, not until I was an adult and decided to give my parents a clunky 25-inch CRT (which was cool back in the day) as a present.
TV has gone such a long way, but there are camps saying that it is going into obsolescence, if it hasn’t already.
Even back in 2008, there was this thought-provoking TED talk by Peter Hirshberg. His talk is titled “The Web and TV, a sibling rivalry”, and its basic premise is that the web is so much more than “better TV.” Here’s the video, if you have time to view it. Continue reading