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.

  • Netflix has begun notifying customers of its price hike.
      • Existing subscribers will stay at their current rate for two years.
      • In the US, new subscriptions will go up $1 a month, to $9.
        • At $9 a month in the US, Netflix will be more expensive than Hulu ($8 a month) and Amazon Prime ($99 a year, including many other benefits) but still less than what most households pay for HBO (~$15 a month).
      • In the UK, up £1, to £7.
      • Elsewhere in Europe, up €1, to €9
      • Here's the company's official statement on the US price hike.
  • Friday 5.9.14