First, there will be 2-3 center-stage presenters giving a seven minute overview and demo for the entire crowd (“main dishes”).
In addition, there will be a number of tables set up at the periphery of the room for live informal demonstrations to smaller groups during the schmoozing sessions (“side dishes”).
Now, if one needs TV broadcast is a discussion all by itself (the fact that you can set reminders “to make sure key episodes aren’t missed” sounds almost quaint in the age of Ti Vo and the i Phone’s Sky app).
This week, the Carnival is hosted over at Phil Barrett’s Burning the Bacon blog, and he has lots of goodies to share, including my own post showing an example of why Nokia struggles.It is not distribution network; they have excellent carrier relationships the world over.But the package and its presentation makes it almost anti-climactic – and probably unfairly so because the thing does even look pretty neat!I am not sure if there is place (and – timewise – the runway) to reinvent itself without the backing of big OEMs.
I would be surprised if carriers would use it; they – even more than OEM – require adaptability and customization, which the newer platforms seem better suited to serve.DOS outsold Mac OS in spite of its dramatic inferiority because of the legacy instal base.