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CNN and Technorati: Unconventional wisdom

Political conventions have devolved since Kennedy commandeered television. As suspense went out the window thanks to front-loaded primaries and brokered tickets, the Big Show became an infomercial.

Political conventions have devolved since Kennedy commandeered television. As suspense went out the window thanks to front-loaded primaries and brokered tickets, the Big Show became an infomercial.

The same thing has happened in the technology space, with Comdex giving way to vendor-controlled developer conferences such as Microsoft PDC and JavaOne. And television has undergone its own broadcast-ectomy, as