Technology and the Olympics

We are sure everyone enjoyed the Opening Ceremonies on Friday even, though weren’t happy about the five to eight hour delay NBC imposed. There are a number of articles covering how technology is effecting the Olympics and NBC’s efforts to make a profit after paying the IOC $1.2 Billion plus production costs.

Engadget – Olympics and old media

TechCrunch Reporter Critical of NBC’s coverage has Twitter account suspended

paidContent – Volume of tweets effects Olympics coverage

GigaOM – Outdated TV models

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