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.
Google first released this kind of video quality report for Canadian ISPs in January. By extending it to the U.S., the company joins the likes of Netflix, which has been pushing U.S. ISPs for some time to improve video streaming quality, and has its own ISP speed index that ranks streaming performance for customers of various service providers.