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"Running an OTT Business" Whitepaper

“Running an OTT Business”

"Running an OTT Business" Whitepaper

The first-ever OTT Operational Best Practices Research Study commissioned by Conviva. MTM surveys leading OTT publishers and service providers on how they overcome the limitations of the internet to deliver high quality streaming video to consumers.

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The 1974 Arecibo Radio Telescope Message

In 1974, the astronomer Frank Drake sent a mathematically-based binary message to the stars (specifically the M13 globular cluster), using a radio telescope. What was the message, and how was it constructed?

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(L) The Arecibo Message string, arranged in 73 rows and 23 columns. Even in text, your eye can see patterns emerging. (C) The same message shown as a shaded grid, making the patterns more clear. (R) The same image colorized for discussion. [Images by S. Larson; R image from Wikimedia Commons]