Mike Lantry, 1972
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|29 weeks 2 days ago||we're still a generation away||
If you combine Apple, Google, and Microsoft's market capitilizations you're either slightly north of $1 Trillion dollars, or pretty darn close.
All three have tried to negotiate a-la-carte programming deals, and failed. Even with their financial resources and technical expertise, they still haven't been able to crack a-la-carte programming.
It's just not possible at this time; everyone in the current chain of distribution (providers, content producers, etc.) is making too much money. Granted there are outliers who may be struggling, but if you're in the current basic cable distribution framework, chances are you're doing pretty well.
You're going to see an increase in the number of distribution fights like the one between CBS and Time Warner that's going on right now. As the number of video subscribers cut the cord (a small number, but growing) networks are going to fight over a smaller and smaller consumer base. The Cable/TeleCos will keep increasing prices until they can't. And then they'll start capping the monthly GB usage consumption to combat over-the-top programming coming from Netflix and other streaming services.
Physical access is still king, and always will be.
On the topic of providers, here's an interesting statistic -
"AT&T and Verizon dominate a wireless industry that is already heavily concentrated – more so than the auto, oil, or banking industries. The largest two wireless carriers control almost 70 percent of industry revenues, compared to the top two auto makers controlling 35 percent, the top two oil firms controlling 25 percent and the two largest banks controlling only 20 percent of their industry revenues. This state of affairs is bad for consumers, and it is bad for the vendors and service providers who make up the wireless ecosystem."
To combat rising access costs, I have a grandfathered unlimited data account from Verizon that I use as my primary internet connection (I tether my iPhone to a router that provides Wifi access to other devices at my residence), and a Slingbox stationed at my parent's house to sling TV to my Macbook in my apartment. I buy my phones at the unsubsidized price, off contract to retain my unlimited data account through Verizon.
|31 weeks 15 hours ago||heh, not quite||
there is no 'All-22' game film being utilized in the NCAA.
They use a 50-yd. shot, and a north/south end zone shot. This video is traded over a series of tubes between schools.
|33 weeks 2 days ago||insightful||
*nvm - not sure if my original comment applied.
|33 weeks 2 days ago||great post||
"If you are a medical professional in metro Detroit, and especially in the city proper, prepare for a dramatic reduction in revenue."
I'd say that Vanguard Health agrees with your assessment http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20130624/NEWS/130629955/dmc-owner-vanguard-to-be-acquired-by-dallas-based-tenet-healthcare
|33 weeks 3 days ago||well done||
Choice quote from an article earlier;
"Q: Will retiree health care be affected?
A: Yes. Orr has proposed ending city-funded health care plans for retirees. He wants retirees to shift to Medicare or the exchanges that are being created under the Affordable Care Act."
Vanguard couldn't find the door quick enough.
|39 weeks 2 days ago||Let us please stop this Northwestern nonsense, I beg you.||
Let's look at Northwestern's (relevant) B1G schedule before they play Michigan
Oct. 5th vs. Ohio
Oct. 12th @ Wisconsin
Nov. 2nd @ Nebraska
Sorry folks, I don't see Northwestern winning any of these games. Maybe the Wisconsin game. They're going to be deflated when they play us, with nothing to play for.
Michigan wins, big. Raback it.
|40 weeks 2 days ago||me too. See Tweetbot for Mac||
me too. See Tweetbot for Mac @ $20. People didn't think twice to drop that much money.
|40 weeks 2 days ago||Is ad revenue generated on an||
Is ad revenue generated on an impression basis or click basis?
|42 weeks 4 days ago||There is a larger network of||
There is a larger network of people working indirectly for the program than most fans know.
|42 weeks 5 days ago||simpler than that||
what if the CCI broadcast flag is ignored?
|43 weeks 1 day ago||winner||
|44 weeks 1 day ago||if you're looking for a specific game||
shoot me an email (karpodiem at gmail dot com)
i may not look at it until monday though, i took a look at my inbox saturday morning and said f-it, not looking at all of this until the weekend is over.
|44 weeks 1 day ago||ahem.|
|44 weeks 1 day ago||relax guys||
now that the low hanging fruit has been picked, the real work can begin.
The Universe believes in encryption. It is easier to encrypt information than to decrypt it.
If this sounds cryptic that's because...it is ;)
You'll see something by September 1st. Stay tuned.
|44 weeks 6 days ago||We can rebuild him||
I kind of anticipated this. Fortunately, there are some easy workarounds going forward.
Everyone needs to save everything that they upload. At the end of the academic calendar year, a consolidated torrent with everything that has been uploaded can be created. Everything for that season is contained within that torrent. That way multiple people have copies of the archive.
While they can take down torrents/accounts ad infinitum, the URL on MGoVideo.com will never change, since the embed to where the video is stored on YouTube can easily be altered.
Anyone know contact emails for Wolverine Devotee and Wolverine Historian? Especially for the older material, I'd like to begin consolidating and taking account of what source material we do have.
Shoot me an email if you're out there - karpodiem at gmail dot com.
|48 weeks 1 day ago||the 'ol Crean express, eh?||
the 'ol Crean express, eh?
|48 weeks 5 days ago||Pretty much||
This is what my initial research into this has found as well. I can't believe I'm going to be forced to drop $250 on a out-of-production Sony radio so that can pick up WWJ 950 AM in HD (97.1-2 carries WWJ, but I'm not sure if they broadcast the games or continue with local news). Lots of cheaper HD radios can do FM, very few that I've found can do AM.
|48 weeks 6 days ago||try this||
if that doesn't work, shoot me an email 'karpodiem at gmail dot com'
|49 weeks 13 hours ago||thx||
thanks. I'll be picking up an HD radio this week at Best Buy so we can get higher fidelity audio for next weeked/won't have to deal with this in the future.
|49 weeks 1 day ago||make take awhile to||
make take awhile to initialize but there are 65 leechers on the torrent presently.
|49 weeks 1 day ago||reached out to WTKA||
reached out to WTKA on twitter to see if they have a copy, hopefully they do.
|50 weeks 1 day ago||awesome day||
end of game video - http://youtu.be/Kw-TJW8PlX8
|50 weeks 1 day ago||...||
yeah i get that. I also created a thread asking about what bench Michigan would be sitting on for their hockey game because I'd like to purchase tickets for the side of the ice where we would be shooting on for two periods, and there was a similar trolling/garbage response.
what would you think if you were considering posting on the board for the first time to ask a meaningful question? these garbage/sarcastic responses aren't helpful (yes, the OP could have looked at the sticky or a mod could have stepped in, replied, and posted a link to the sticky -> locked the thread)
|50 weeks 1 day ago||stop posting garbage||
okay, the OP is asking a hyperlocal question (although there are a fair amount of M grads in the city) but this is stupid. stop posting garbage like this
|50 weeks 1 day ago||lol||
This is either a well placed OP troll or you're not in the thread you thought you were
|50 weeks 4 days ago||this||
2003 shirt was the best.
|50 weeks 6 days ago||agreed.||
how can you not be? completely different trajectories for both teams since early February.
|50 weeks 6 days ago||thx.||
|51 weeks 10 hours ago||home crowd||
the place will be packed, can't wait.
|51 weeks 11 hours ago||bring on Miami||
I'd be shocked if FYS came back down 2-0. Since we're the lowest seed still playing, we'd play Miami.
Bring it on. Beat Miami (Ohio)
I have a treat for tomorrow morning - full game of when Michigan last played Miami in the CCHA's at the Joe, on Youtube.