VIZIO Forge TV Superbowl ad. Starting the race for Internet TVs and slow death of cable channels

Not only this ad makes a stand in front of Sony and other big TV brands out there telling them “We have just advertised an Internet TV in front of 100 million viewers, you better get something out there soon or we’ll crush you”, but it also should tick you as a software developer. Now you’ll be able write software for the living room.

“VIZIO’s platform also includes support for the Adobe(R) Flash(R) Platform for the Digital Home, an optimized implementation of Flash technology that enables developers and content providers to deliver HD video, rich applications and other Web content to Internet-connected televisions, set-top boxes, Blu-ray players and other devices in the digital home.”

VIZIO Internet Apps (VIA(TM)) — Connecting to the Future of Television

(Good luck on killing Flash Steve Jobs)

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My First Marathon in Pictures – 2010 ING Miami Marathon

Some pictures of my first full marathon.

Miami, January 31st 2010.
26.2 miles (18 miles of fun, 8.2 miles of torture)

Miles Trained since July 2009: ~650 miles

Chip Time: 4:41:03
Average Pace: 10:44 per mile
Overall: 1636th
Sex Total: 1869 Sex Place: 1179th
Division Total: 300 runners Division Place: 199th
Age Grade: 44.4%
10 KM time: 56:01
Half Marathon: 2:04:50
30 KM time: 3:06:44