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One more thing from BANFF 2014: A future as roadkill may await


JUST WHEN I WAS GETTING used to my phone being a TV and my TV being a phone, life got more complicated. Now we're doing business in an era of commonplace digital mashing of both content creation and distribution.Multi-channel networks like Base79 in the U.K., MakerStudios in the U.S., and Blue Ant here at home, are popping up everywhere – and primarily (but not exclusively) via YouTube. Comcast, according to its VP new services Himesh Bhise, who spoke at the Banff World Media Fest, is all-over this phenomenon with their X1 Platform entertainment system.Indeed, Xbox and Playstation are also in the...