Obsessed with the future of TV

This is a notebook about television, internet video, and what the next living room will be. It's an outline powered by Fargo. The editor of Glass is Zach Seward; the lead developer is Sam Williams.

The name is an argument: that media are best understood as competition for attention on screens connected to the internet. Phones, tablets, laptops, monitors, television sets—it's all just glass.

  • Vice confirmed it is taking $500 million in new funding at a valuation above $2.5 billion.
      • Vice, much admired by mainstream media companies for its perceived ability to attract YouTube-generation teens and twentysomethings to its digital video output, said the A+E money will be used fund global expansion and “develop thousands of hours of multi-screen content across digital, mobile and linear screens”.
      • The TCV investment will go towards developing “a world-class slate of digital products and distribution capabilities”.
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