It’s an eclectic week on the GigaOM Commutist podcast! First, Laura Owen drops in to talk about traditional and new media coverage of election night. Then Stacey Higginbotham gets wirelined to discuss AT&T(s T) cutting its copper loose. And finally, Kevin Tofel explains why he got rid of his iPad … for the iPad mini. Give your Retina screens a break and listen to this week’s episode now!
Hosts: Chris Albrecht and Erica Ogg
0:00 – 18:04 – The New York Times lagged behind the networks in calling a winner and other media reflections from election night
18:05 – 26:42 – AT&T gives copper the kiss off
26:43 – 41:05 – Is the Mini the better iPad?
41:06 – 44:18 – Parting gifts:
Kevin kinda wishes he had the Fenix ReadySet backup power supply during Sandy
Erica recommends an Atlantic article on the psychology of post-election melodrama
And Chris says you should check out the on-demand video from our recent GigaOM RoadMap conference on design in a continuously connected world
Sandy’s Social, Infrastructure Impact and Forstall