In the past few days, we have been witnessing the early stages of a new media war, mostly over network and cable television programming. NewTeeVee has a post linking to some of the battles so far, but the larger point hasn’t been covered. It is all about the old control over distribution disappearing, and how that results in a business model built on control over distribution failing as well. Its the exact same problem that the music labels are facing, with disastrous results.
this is a must-read about social security in the newest edition of rolling stone. i met joe trippi tonight. he spoke at an event tonight, and then spent all the time he could answering questions and signing books. he was very nice and willing to talk afterwards. i must say thank you very much, even though he doesnt think Dean fits the job. still likes him though, just feels that he isnt right for it and shouldnt be stifled by it.
simply an alternative way to understand all the games children play. unlike blago, maybe we should think about science and childhood development and not how best to make bullshit laws and play the culture wars to our own future political advantage