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Not live-blogging the SteveNote

Monday, June 09, 2008 by Dave Winer.

I'm probably the only one who isn't. ;-> Permalink to this paragraph

And I'm probably going to have to buy a new iPhone later today, I have no idea.  Permalink to this paragraph

In the meantime it's really upsetting watching all the geek journos scrambling for scraps.  Permalink to this paragraph

Which raises a simple question.  Permalink to this paragraph

1. Why don't they broadcast Apple keynotes on MSNBC or CNN? All this makeshift jury-rigged michegas. It was cute for a while, but this has been going on for 25 years! Permalink to this paragraph

Of course someone must be live-screening it via Qik or somesuch. If you know of any please post a comment here.  Permalink to this paragraph

Yahoo Live has over 2700 viewers. The quality sucks. Permalink to this paragraph

I'm watching another one that so far has pretty good quality, so sorry I'm not going to advertise a link. :-( Permalink to this paragraph

No I'm not going to pay-per-view for an infomercial! Geez Louise. What is it about Apple that inspires such insipid submission.  Permalink to this paragraph


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