The life and death of colonel blimp 1943

The life and death of colonel blimp 1943

Was all about the blu-ray. So we got him a PS3, which at the time was the same price as a blu-ray player. Watched the 3 movies we got him, and now it collects dust. He prefers the theater experience. Yet oddly wouldnt give me the PS Well, we got a nice HD set recently too. But it wasnt just about the blu-ray, it turned out. To my surprise, some of the new TVs out now have FUCKING HULU AND NETFLIX INTEGRATED. Nobody talks about it so I had no idea I always hear people talk about using their Wii or their PS3 for Netflix and the like. So now we have everything we need and I was impressed at how it just works. Its even faster than watching them on my laptop. From the couch, instantly streamed movies and shows were functionally as good as blu-ray to be fair, the artifacts are obvious when blacks are involved. Im guessing this is where things are headed. What an interesting story. There wont be a not online. Im serious. You wont be able to fucking toast bread without your toaster getting some wi-fi love. According to a 2009 US study 35% of households DO NOT have internet So until a day comes where it is free and maybe not even then you will not see internet in 100% of homes. The rest of the world is, sadly, leaving us behind in this area. Note thats 35% of American households. Theres plenty of other places around the world where a hundred-megabit full-duplex drop for 20 or the equivalent per month is commonplace. It makes me sad. I want one of those, but I live in America, so alas, I cannot have one for 20 a month or at any price where I live. The rest of the world is, sadly, leaving us behind in this area. Note thats 35% of American households. Theres plenty of other places around the world where a hundred-megabit full-duplex drop for 20 or the equivalent per month is commonplace. True, but 71% of people in the the life and death of colonel blimp 1943 do not have access to the Internet currently. Its far lower than in 2000, of course, but thats everywhere. If only 29% of the world has Internet access, how many of those people have a fast enough connection for watching movies? If you dont have internet access, you probably dont have a 40 1080p LCD in your house either. If youre watching on a 480i SD tube television not a late model tube that did 720p, youre not going to see a difference between SVCD, Xvid or DVD, never mind Blu-Ray. I think the rest of the world in that comment was implicitly restricted to 1st world countries with comparable levels of development. In which case, the answer is yes and no. From what I can tell Asia and Scandinavia have us beat hands-down, but I know first-hand that internet quality in France and in several other western European nations is nothing to write home about. One part of the problem is rapacious rent-seeking by network companies in the USA, but the thing thats almost never mentioned is the sheer size of the USA prevents the kind of consistent, saturation high-speed you see in places like Korea. Were many times the size of the countries with great access and much less densely populated. Blame Comcast, but also blame postwar suburban sprawl. Ahh, but my friend, are these same places not often behind enough in technology that this discussion is void? It would seem to me that the people sans internet are often the same people sans computers, and perhaps are even the life and death of colonel blimp 1943 using magnetic-style media devices! While the desire to have internet access is almost unanimous, not everyone has the money to pay for it. The internet, no matter how hard they try to make it, will not go the route of phones.

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