Published on 9 December 2008 in Daily Links
"Pairing looks expensive — two people apparently doing something that one could do — but that makes the mistake of thinking that all software is the same and all developers are interchangeable." The Guardian team seem to work in a similar way to the way we do in BBC Red Button.
"Could it be that the mayoralty of one the the most vivid characters in British public life will be memorable mainly for being unmemorable?" That would certainly be ironic… Actually I think Dave is perhaps a little unfair. Boris will have a legacy. Although it will probably be as the mayor who lost of the most appointees in scandals during the first year of office…
"BBC insiders believe that its iPlayer technology is better than that developed in the private sector and that it is set to become the industry standard." Might sound like a bit of a boast, but frankly how many other catch up video services from broadcasters rely on using Windows and Windows Media Player only? From a public facing point of view, BBC iPlayer’s delivery system is certainly superior