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Want to Learn Chemistry? Turn on the TV.

Want to Learn Chemistry? Turn on the TV.

We know about the CSI effect, but what about other sciences on TV? Can shows ...

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By Tanner on Jul 18, 2011

Why Mountain Time Gets No Love on TV.

Why Mountain Time Gets No Love on TV.

For as far back as I can remember, the way TV stations announce air times ...

Industry News

By Tanner on Jul 15, 2011

Why High Speed Internet is No Threat for Traditional TV (yet).

Why High Speed Internet is No Threat for Traditional TV (yet).

For the past 10 years cable TV has been in danger. Or so they say. ...

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By Tanner on Jul 14, 2011

What Does the TV See When You're Watching It?

What Does the TV See When You're Watching It?

You have to admit that it’s an interesting question. When plots are dividing in front ...

Entertainment

By Tanner on Jul 8, 2011

An Interview with Will Brooker (And Book Giveaway!)

An Interview with Will Brooker (And Book Giveaway!)

“The geeks aren’t just inheriting the earth, they’re creating the future,” Will writes. After discussing ...

Entertainment

By Tanner on Jul 6, 2011

If We Still Only Had 5 Channels…

If We Still Only Had 5 Channels…

Back in the early days of TV there were only a small number of TV ...

Entertainment

By Tanner on Jun 29, 2011

Sorry, HD TV Isn't Really High Definition.

Sorry, HD TV Isn't Really High Definition.

Do you own an HD TV? How do you know if you’re getting the absolute ...

By Tanner on Jun 27, 2011

Does TV Matter Anymore?

Does TV Matter Anymore?

Before you read ahead, ask yourself silently if you think TV really matters anymore. Through ...

Entertainment

By Tanner on Jun 24, 2011

Every Day, Someone You Know Will Die.

Every Day, Someone You Know Will Die.

Slowly but surely we are entering a very scary time, where every day someone you ...

Entertainment

By Tanner on Jun 20, 2011