future http://nhpr.org en What Does Quality Mean In the Age Of Hi-Def? http://nhpr.org/post/what-does-quality-mean-age-hi-def <p>Whether scoping out plasma-screen HDTV’s, or picking up a PlayStation 4, consumers upgrading their entertainment systems this Christmas are generally looking for products promising a better picture, superior sound, or next-generation graphics.&nbsp; We’ve come a <em>very</em> long way since the VHS and Atari 2600.&nbsp; So far, in fact, that one may wonder how much better the visuals, sound and graphics on entertainment systems can get – and would the casual user even be able to tell the difference? &nbsp;</p><p>Joining the conversation about where entertainment technology can go from here is <a href="http://killscreendaily.com/archive/author/jamin-warren/" target="_blank"><strong>Jamin Warren</strong></a> – founder and editor-in-chief at <a href="http://killscreendaily.com/" target="_blank"><em>Killscreen</em></a>, a videogame arts and culture magazine, <em>Slate</em> music columnist <a href="http://www.slate.com/authors.carl_wilson.html" target="_blank"><strong>Carl Wilson</strong></a>, and, <a href="http://davidmewalt.com/" target="_blank"><strong>David Ewalt</strong></a>, contributing editor at <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidewalt/" target="_blank"><em>Forbes</em></a>.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 18:53:32 +0000 Virginia Prescott 40300 at http://nhpr.org What Does Quality Mean In the Age Of Hi-Def? Fighting Crimes Of The Future...In The Present http://nhpr.org/post/fighting-crimes-futurein-present <p>The 2002 film <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0181689/"><em>Minority Report</em></a>, based on a short story by Philip K. Dick, imagines a futuristic crime unit that uses data provided by psychics to apprehend criminals <em>before</em> they commit crimes.</p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:30:09 +0000 Virginia Prescott 31866 at http://nhpr.org Fighting Crimes Of The Future...In The Present Today's Hunters of Tomorrow's Cool http://nhpr.org/post/todays-hunters-tomorrows-cool <p>We meet the people who are deciding what the next wave of trends will be.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:57:47 +0000 Britta Conroy-Randall 7077 at http://nhpr.org Today's Hunters of Tomorrow's Cool