No longer confined to TiVo digital video recorders in the living room or bedroom, subscribers will be able to transfer their recorded shows to PCs or laptops and take them on the road — as long as the shows are not specially tagged with copy restrictions. That’s also the case for pay-per-view or on-demand movies, and some premium paid programming.
Users also will be able to copy shows onto a DVD — soon after but not immediately at the service launch, company officials said.” (Wired News)
‘I was on the beach and the water started to go funny,’ Tilly Smith told the Sun at the weekend from Phuket, Thailand.
‘There were bubbles and the tide went out all of a sudden. I recognised what was happening and had a feeling there was going to be a tsunami. I told mummy.'” (Yahoo! News)
The article is actually talking about just one crazy idea on one weblog; but, hey, The New York Times knows a trend when they see one, and don’t stand in their way! The article does laud, however, the self-correcting nature of weblogging reality, in which the accumulation of readers’ comments is (usually) precipitated by a crackpot post. Except, of course, on FmH, which operates off in its own little corner of the universe in defiance of consensus reality, unperturbed…