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 accounts for 34.2% of all internet traffic heading into people's homes at peak hours in North America.
      • That's up from 31.6% six months ago, according to Sandvine's semi-annual study.
      • The story is quite different on mobile connections, with YouTube (17.6%) and Facebook (14%) in the lead. Netflix (5.1%) is just behind Pandora (5.2%).
      • Gaming video site Twitch.tv is bigger than HBO Go.
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