Nico Flores has more on Terry Heaton's Local Television's Perfect Storm essay. He writes:
... I agree that convergence will happen, but [not] so fast. As I see it, before we are all consuming web video on the TV, three things need to happen:
- There needs to be enough bandwidth. That's nearly there
- The last ten feet need to be bridged - i.e. we need devices that will stream video from the net to the TV set. There are already some devices that can do this, but they are still nascent
- A necessary consumer practice needs to emerge. That's years away
I wrote about the last point in my previous post. In a nutshell, what is needed is not just a way to deliver content to the TV set, or a way for consumers to find content using the TV set. What is needed is a socially shared practice that relies on web video content and the TV set. ...
Link: On Demand Media.
I'm pretty sure that Flores meant to insert "not" where I've placed [___] Nico confirms that the original should have had "no" inserted where I've put the brackets. --Dennis