The video below demos a completely new way to search. The name of the company behind this technology is Qwiki. The developers of Qwiki were partially inspired from a scene in Wall-E. Check out the video. Skip over to the 0:35 mark if you don't want to watch the intro.
When I was living with my old roommates, we used Direct TV and Time Warner Cable to satisfy our TV cravings. While I hated, hate, and will always hate Direct TV for their barbaric two year contracts, I give them credit for having a neat looking user interface (UI). But because of their two year contract and lies, we cancelled. We paid about $400 dollars to get Direct TV's grubby paws out of our living room. At that point, it wasn't about the money, it was about principles. And so a happier relationship was started with Time Warner Cable. Though a lot of things were better with Time Warner Cable, I couldn't help but notice their cable boxes' UI was "fugly". Little did I know... Recently, I've moved away from the parents old roommates. The new area I'm in is serviced by Charter Cable. I was shocked by the UI of the Charter cable boxes. See picture below: The UI of the Charter cable box made Time Warner Cable's UI look like it was from the year