Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Say It With Cute

When you want to make someone read your message, it helps to have a cute bunny in the picture:

The latest on this, of course, is that the incoming Obama Administration is asking the Federal Communications Commission to push back the changeover date yet again.

Television is the means by which many people receive their real time news. In other words, it's where people go to find out about disasters, upcoming weather problems, etc. Completely eliminating analog channels will inevitably leave many people behind. While there are potential benefits to reusing the radio spectra that are currently being used for analog, they are small compared to the potential impact on ordinary folks.

Personally, I'm hoping this changeover is pushed back a couple of decades.

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