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In a pretty pointless main feature in the NY Times magazine last weekend (which somehow imagined that the future of home entertainment was going to be through something called a...

In a pretty pointless main feature in the NY Times magazine last weekend (which somehow imagined that the future of home entertainment was going to be through something called a television or a radio) the writer, Jon Gertner, shined for one moment before collapsing into tedium. This quote about Bob Luff, the Chief Technology Officer at Nielson, is quite lyrical and should be memorized:

"Luff seemed to view the modern American home as a digital zoo where the lion is about to lie down with the lamb: radio is going on the web, TV is going on cellphones, the web is going on TV and everything, it seems, is moving to video on demand and (quite possibly) the iPod and the PSP."

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