Blog Archive for November 2015

This ought to blow your doors off. http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20131111-904055.html?dsk=y Yup, you see that correctly. About half of all internet traffic in North America is from two entities: Netflix and YouTube. I find that to be, well, astonishing. And if it’s true, and Sandvine is by all accounts a reputable firm, I think the one big take […]

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There are times when “live TV” annoys me too. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/11/business/media/same-time-same-channel-tv-woos-kids-who-cant-wait.html?ref=media I have two televisions in my house. Our upstairs TV is a beautiful 47” LG and it’s the one we watch movies on so there is no DVR attached to it so I can’t stop and rewind something like I can with the downstairs TV […]

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Lincoln

November 27, 2012 by Andrew Robinson

I did something over the Thanksgiving break that I don’t think I’ve ever done over a seven-day period: I saw three movies, Argo, Skyfall and Lincoln. All three were great movies for different reasons. I’m old enough to remember the hostage crisis in Iran and Argo is a story I was not aware of. From […]

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I am thankful for:  – My health because without it, I couldn’t do anything else. – My wife and children because, well, just because. I love them. – My job because I love television and working with students. It gives me joy and fulfillment. – My friends because they keep me grounded, inspired and laughing. […]

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Stupid people

November 13, 2012 by Andrew Robinson

This makes me sad. Each day as I walk to my office here in the Newhouse School from the University Avenue parking garage, I pass by these lights, many of which are broken. I ask myself, “What kind of moron does stuff like that?” I imagine the answer might be drunks, stupid people, careless people, and […]

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Please help

November 6, 2012 by Andrew Robinson

Please help those people who were affected by Hurricane Sandy: The Salvation Army, SU and the CXtec and TERACAI companies will join forces to collect food and monetary donations from fans as they enter the Carrier Dome this Saturday at the Louisville/SU football game. The  proceeds collected will benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy and also support the […]

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