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Broadband & Internet

The Curve of Innovation at 505 Mbps

@johnsolit

March 27, 2014

Moore’s Law is the observation that the number of transistors capable of being built on an integrated circuit doubles every eighteen months. The law, first discussed in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, has proven able to consistently predict the pace of 20th and 21st century technological progress. Today, roughly every 18 months computers double…

Industry News

State of Cable: The Building Blocks of Innovation

@chairmanpowell

March 25, 2014

Originally posted on LinkedIn pulse as part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers analyze the state and future of their industry. Read the original post here.  Finding an enlightening word or simple phrase that easily identifies the state of my industry is practically impossible. That’s because it is more dynamic than it has ever…

Industry News

March Madness Everywhere

@juliannetwin

March 20, 2014

It’s times like these when having our extra-large flatscreen TVs, multiple connected-devices, high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi, and wide variety of cable channels is that much sweeter. Why?  Because March Madness is here – brackets are in, bets have been made, back-to-back games have been scheduled and now we get to soak in over two weeks…

The Cable Show

#Cable2014 Session Speakers Revealed and More Show News

@juliannetwin

March 19, 2014

Even though it feels like winter is never going to end, The Cable Show in sunny Los Angeles will be here before you know it. We have some exciting updates to share as session details and special events get finalized. The first wave of General Session speakers were just announced, spanning technology, entertainment, politics and…

Cable Programming

C-SPAN Celebrates 35 Years With Its Greatest Moments

@johnsolit

March 18, 2014

We live in a hyper-connected, social media driven, 24-hour news networked world. For better or worse, it’s hard to imagine a time when coverage from Washington was anything other than live and total. But what today passes for news can’t compare to the real, unedited authenticity of what’s happening at any moment on the floor…

Industry News

SXSW in a Snapshot [GALLERY]

March 12, 2014

This week we were at SXSW in Austin, combining the best of technology, music and film in one place. With over a thousand thoughtful panels, hundreds of concerts and tons of films debuting, SXSW is packed full of inspiration and creativity. Below are a few photos of our experience to give you a feeling of…

Broadband & Internet

After 25 Years, We're Still Confusing Innovation With Magic

@johnsolit

March 12, 2014

On this day in 1989, the Internet was born. Of course, the Internet’s existed for longer than 25 years, so what this anniversary really commemorates is the birth of the World Wide Web, the very first day of the dot-com. Back before Tim Berners-Lee gave us the greatest information management system ever conceived, we used…