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Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:Congratulations!  You've taken the first step; you've decided to buy a new television.  The problem, as you quickly discovered, is that the world of televisions is a crowded place.  Determining...

June 8th 2006 at 11:21pm 0 Comments
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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:In last week's The Clicker we suggested adding advertising to YouTube's streams in an effort to help alleviate what could soon become the crushing burden of their success. In this, the final insta...

May 25th 2006 at 6:39pm 0 Comments
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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:Recently we talked about the upstart sensation, YouTube. As a social phenomenon and a growing entity, YouTube's rise to glory has been nothing short of meteoric. In just one year YouTube has taken...

May 18th 2006 at 7:47pm 0 Comments
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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:Riddle me this: what do you get when you combine a nifty little piece of Flash software, some backend mojo, an army of cellphone-toting teens, and one "Lazy Sunday" clip? The answer is, o...

May 4th 2006 at 7:51pm 0 Comments
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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:You could all but see the gears turning in his head as he pondered the statement. "Clearly," he thought to himself, "I've misheard. He can't seriously be saying what I think he's s...

April 27th 2006 at 5:49pm 0 Comments
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Every week Stephen Speicher contributes The Clicker, an opinion column on entertainment and technology:99% of the time I'm just your average mild-mannered tech-writer. However, every now and again, when the conditions are just right, I stroll over to my bookcase, reach to the top shelf and gently p...

April 20th 2006 at 11:44pm 0 Comments