Of Monsters & Media

The paragraph (below) sums up the predicament of the post-social world: there is hardly any difference in information, misinformation, and disinformation anymore. You have to spend more energy and burn more neurons to distinguish what is real and what matters. You are better off paying no attention. And yet, there seems to be no escaping!  … Continue reading Of Monsters & Media

Napster’s long-arm & the unbundling of content

Especially as post-pandemic problems pile up, many media companies blame the Internet giants as the cause of all their troubles. Of course, almost nobody blames their own short-sightedness in ignoring the foreseeable opportunities and threats of the network. At the turn of the century, I witnessed the birth of the Napster revolution. It was magical, … Continue reading Napster’s long-arm & the unbundling of content