links for 2007-11-13

The Death of Cable (CMCSA, TWC, CHTR) – Silicon Alley Insider

As I’ve said, big media companies have based their businesses on controlling access to distribution. The Internet and new regulations like this FCC proposal will free up access and force them to compete with quality content creation and curation. This i

(tags: business netneutrality cable comcast timewarnercable)

Retro: Mailer and McLuhan – Video

“Norman Mailer and Marshall McLuhan expound on violence, alienation and the electronic envelope. The clash of two great minds. (1968)” [via Karina @ Spout blog]

(tags: media reference video resource marshallmcluhan normalmailer debate culture)

Reports of Cable’s Death Greatly Exaggerated – Silicon Alley Insider

then again, maybe not

(tags: business cable resource article netneutrality timewarnercable comcast)

100,000 page views in 5 minutes at Holy Shmoly!

Donncha O Caoimh discussing using Litespeed Web Server instead of Apache for Wordpress. He claims it can handle much heavier server loads. But it does appear to have some drawbacks. This article is very technical.

(tags: wordpress apache performance server reference)