Awful adverts on TV at the moment...

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PostRe: Awful adverts on TV at the moment...
by Errkal » Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:19 am

Rocsteady wrote:
Errkal wrote:Its a great example of an ad that worked great on terrestrial TV but wouldn't work in modern times now everything is streams as the bandwidth needed to cleanly transmit all those moving balls is insane in HD, its why I wish they would stop using confetti cannons and things on shows, they just look like gooseberry fool as well as being messy as hell.

Not sure I follow - they would still just release all the balls into the street, only the cameras would be better nowadays.


The video Cuttooth shared explains it well.

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PostRe: Awful adverts on TV at the moment...
by Rocsteady » Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:57 am

Cuttooth wrote:
Rocsteady wrote:
Errkal wrote:Its a great example of an ad that worked great on terrestrial TV but wouldn't work in modern times now everything is streams as the bandwidth needed to cleanly transmit all those moving balls is insane in HD, its why I wish they would stop using confetti cannons and things on shows, they just look like gooseberry fool as well as being messy as hell.

Not sure I follow - they would still just release all the balls into the street, only the cameras would be better nowadays.

I think he's talking about this


Thanks, that's interesting.

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PostRe: Awful adverts on TV at the moment...
by Errkal » Tue Mar 30, 2021 10:00 am

There are quote a few interesting Tom Scott videos in a series called The Basics, one of his came up in a module in a uni course I was doing about SQL injection and I ended watching loads as they were quite interesting.


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