Aug 06, 2023

Michael Moore’s Outlook: We need a tech pipeline rather than a tech pipe dream

Time was when a new telly was the test of how tech literate you were. The generational divide could be pinpointed precisely by identifying who could tell their Ceefax from their Teletext, a VHS player from a Betamax or a cathode ray TV from an LCD set.

For years I was the one in the family to whom the remote control was thrown to fix things. But I have now reached the moment where I pass it to my kids – as TV guides become an irrelevance in this streaming age, and the idea of watching something “live” has become anachronistic...