Sunday, January 11, 2004
Via Steve Hall's blog AdRants we discover that the Internet is in fact moving 18 to 34 year-old males away from Television to the World Wide Web. This in part massive and we expect continuing move of "viewers" from traditional TV to WWW will greatly change the media scene over time.
Wednesday, January 07, 2004
Tim Berners-Lee is to be knighted.
See the W3C under the title "W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee to be made Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire".
It is beginning to appear that those persons who are recently being "knighted" by Queen Elizabeth are looking very much more like a "Who's Who" of the world than those being honored by allegedly more illustrious awards such as the Nobel Prize, which - as in the case of the Nobel Prizes for Peace and Literature - appear to be very politically motivated and, in the case of the sciences represented, often go to persons who work in obscurity and remain obscure even after the award.
By contrast, the Knighthoods seem to be awarded to people who are visibly shaping our world.
Hail to the Queen!
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