Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology

Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator | 7/8/2013 | 68 comments

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Susan Nunziata   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   9/6/2013 2:22:56 PM
Re: Disruptive indeed.
@Keith: Oh, don't even get me started on the topic of geographic illiteracy. My sister-in-law took her teenaged daughter and the daughter's friend to the New Jersey Shore a few summers ago. She asked the daughter's friend what ocean they were looking at. The child did not know it was the Atlantic. I am not making this up.
KeithGrinsted   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/31/2013 1:08:24 PM
Re: it's evolution Jim, but not as we know it!
@marif the future does look promising I must say. Just need it all available now! Although the one thing that would make everything a little more viable would be a mobile phone battery that lasted long enough to be able to use all the functions and apps!
Marif   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/31/2013 8:41:56 AM
Re: it's evolution Jim, but not as we know it!
"What I want to watch never seems to be on when I want to watch it anyway!"

 @Keith: I think in coming years, technology will be the solution of it in the form of smart tv. I don't think that will help in closing the gap created between the family members but at least that will sort out your other problem to watch anything at any moment you like, until it is not broadcasted live :).
KeithGrinsted   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/31/2013 4:26:20 AM
Re: it's evolution Jim, but not as we know it!
@nomi I agree. The times of programmes do not now fit our lifestyle. We do not sit down as a family to eat meals at the same time. We do not all sit around one tv set and watch one programme. My wife and girls may follow 2 or 3 episodes of one of the soaps and then not see it again for 3 weeks. What I want to watch never seems to be on when I want to watch it anyway!
Nomi   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/31/2013 2:18:49 AM
Re: it's evolution Jim, but not as we know it!
Kaith true but I feel that there is stuff on the media which can glued you to your seats for quite a while but the schedule most of time do not match to have that. I think the time is moving so fast that any one left behind will not be able to catch it and thats the fear s driving the man crazy and not having time for their ownself.
KeithGrinsted   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/30/2013 7:31:30 PM
Re: Disruptive indeed.
Haha! @susan they see a few snippets of what is happening now in some far off clime, yet don't even have a clue where that place is on the globe. It could be in a neighbouring county for all they know.
KeithGrinsted   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/30/2013 7:27:31 PM
Re: it's evolution Jim, but not as we know it!
@tinym @hayder It only seems to happen with commercial stations here in UK. BBC seem to deliberately overlap the start and finish of their programmes. If you watch one of their programmes to the end you'll miss the first ten minutes of one starting on a commercial channel.
KeithGrinsted   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/30/2013 7:20:56 PM
Re: it's evolution Jim, but not as we know it!
@nomi do you think it is a sign if the times? Do we have so much choice we have difficulty making a decision? A not exactly life threatening one at that. Have we gone off tv? Have programme producers lost their ability to keep us transfixed? Or have we simply changed direction?
Susan Nunziata   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/26/2013 4:06:12 PM
Re: Disruptive indeed.
@Keith: Yikes, the poor woman. it's normal for young people to make sweeping ideological statements, it's all part of growing up.

I knew SO much more about the world when I was 20 than I do now, and I was happy to tell it to whoever would listen.

Thankfully, none of that youthful "knowledge" is living forever in cyberspace, waiting to come back and haunt me.

:)
Hayder   Monday Comic: Disruptive Technology   8/26/2013 9:12:07 AM
Re: it's evolution Jim, but not as we know it!

@Keith that absolutely correct. Most of the prime time shows here in our area are broacasted at almost same time and it surprises me a lot as well that few programmes of my interest are telecasted on same day and at same time on different stations but ad break on one means ad break on others. So for me watching these show again on a re run or at you tube afterwards is the best remedy.

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