One screen - the whole Internet, plus all the shows and movies. We catch up with web TV. Guests: John Moe, host of American Public Media’s Marketplace Tech Report; Sam Rosen, senior analyst of the digital home for ABI Research; Jim Barthold, editor of Fiercecable.com.
Tagged with “television” (3)
The stars of The Big Bang Theory are two fictional Caltech physicists, but the physics problems they study are real. Bill Prady, the program’s co-creator and executive producer, talks about including real-world science in the script, from dark matter to magnetic monopoles. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120613274
An interview with Sir Les in which he discusses donating urine, being President of Australia, his wedding present for Edward and Sophie, the millennium dome and the yellow backed spider. He also mentions that he was influential in getting the Olympic Games for Sydney in 2000. Being an international cheese connoisseur he also produces a fine Tasmanian camembert from his pocket.