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More Data Proves Our Thesis On Soda Being The New Cigarettes

Although this isn’t a health blog, I like to cover all types of future trends and make predictions on them. One such trend I’ve written up repeatedly is the harmfulness of sugar, and how an excessive amount of refined sugar (like in a soda) is killing you.

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October 21, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Even Cable TV Providers Realize TV Is Over

Smaller cable providers are waking up to the fact that cable TV itself is irrelevant while focusing on the actually relevant and desired broadband Internet. This is the smart way forward and plays to the reality of our world instead of clinging to the past.

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October 2, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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You Should Avoid All Types Of Sugars (Natural & Artificial)

Previously I wrote a post predicting in the future sugar would be viewed much the same way we view cigarettes today (it is, in a word: toxic). Since then, I’m pleased to see that Dr. Lustig’s research linked in my previous post…

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September 22, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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HBO Doesn’t Get It, (Still) Forces Cable TV On Users For Streaming

I really, really want to pay for HBO’s content. But I do not want cable TV. Or any ‘dumb pipe.’ I’ve written about this time and time again and having never paid for cable TV since moving out of my parent’s house in early 2000s I’m not being forced into a world of subsidizing content I don’t want or can’t timeshift.

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July 29, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Soon Everyone Will Own A Smartphone

I previously shared research on smartphone ownership that showed more than 50% of Americans own a smartphone. In that post I noted the day will come sooner rather than later that everyone has one: of all ages and demographics.

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July 8, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Movie Attendance Plummets: 43% Decline In Y/Y for July 4

We’ve been sharing data related to the decline of people physically going to the movie theater to watch movies for several years, while also showing consistent increases in users streaming content to the comfort (and high quality screens) of their homes.

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July 7, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits