The Editor of Wired, Chris Anderson, has come out with this very interesting perspective, echoing what I was saying earlier in the week:
He described how the old magazine model is one based on scarcity, where its the editor’s job to
Robbie Williams released his Greatest Hits album on Monday, which was released on a multimedia card (MMC) format for the first time.
Is it the time to get excited?
Well I’m not entirely convinced. The point is that MMCs can be put into Palm PDAs, phones and a lot of other
There was a time when music companies objected to the playing of music on the radio. Instead of seeing early radio technology as a positive opportunity for the music business, they refused stations the right to rebroadcast their recordings. It is with the same fear of the unknown that music
I was reading one of Russell Davies’ excellent blog posts when I found this great, great thought.
When I was back doing A&R and some band would present some cool demo, great songs, good style, etc, the
Sharman Networks, the owners of the KaZaA P2P file-sharing software, has been sued by a collection of record companies in a civil case in Australian courts. The company is under pressure as the record companies are claiming that KaZaA was responsible for rampant piracy and file sharing of coyrighted product.
I had a thought about the “modular economy”. Look at the entertainment industry, where large groups of totally outsourced skills come together to work on a project – no permanent infrastructure, largely modular, with almost granular participants – single people coming together on massive projects.
This sort of “network economy” or