Computer programming is pretty much guaranteed income. I’m good at it, and I like it.
Obviously with the onset of cable and satellite, there are more opportunities for programming and original programming, so it creates more opportunities for actors and producers and directors and everything.
When I’m 18, I can finally order that paid programming stuff on TV. Like it always says, ‘Must be 18 or older to call,’ so I’ll be able to call! I can finally buy some blenders from the TV.
Don’t tell television, but there is some superior programming being made on the Interwebz.
Any nerd who grew up around the time that I did, BBC programming was a treasure chest for us.
When I was a teenager, I was a huge computer nerd. I went to computer programming camp. I went to space camp.
Enzymes – plainly the most important biotechnology of our era – already permeate many industrial processes. Unlike fossil fuels, they carry chemical programming which drives complex reactions, are renewable, and work at ordinary pressures and temperatures.
I’ve enjoyed programming on NPR, but ‘we’re broke’ and therefore all spending must be reduced.
When you take the individual out of the equation, then you’re making programming based on some marketer’s idea of what will sell, and not based on the idea of what an individual would like.
We spend too much time fretting over the way the industry produces programming, and too little worrying about the way the public consumes it.
But active programming consists of the design of new programs, rather than contemplation of old programs.
We do a lot of light classical programming with that, too… obviously… a lot of Tchaikovsky music, Grieg, things like that which have become less classical with classical concerts.
If you think about computer programming, it’s as antisocial as it gets.
Digitisation will rather consolidate the broadcasting industry in India because once the cable is digitized, then naturally all the programmers can showcase their programming.
The most important precedents deal with the whole idea of symbolic programming – the notion of setting up symbolic expressions that can represent anything one wants, and then having functions that operate on both their structure and content.
I have been an unabashed fan of NPR for many years, and have stolen untold excellent ideas from its programming.
Youku Tudou is a hybrid, like combining Netflix and YouTube. Like Netflix, with Youku, which launched in 2005, we syndicate a library of longform content and create original content. The Tudou model started with user-generated content but is increasingly becoming about partner-generated programming.