Tag Archives: Distribution

Damn! We Missed It!

These days, a media sensation can rise, peak and vanish before you even find out about it.  We live in such a multichannel world, deluged in content of varying quality, that it has become easy to miss a rising star, … Continue reading

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Who Works for Whom?

Many artists, especially musicians, are alarmed that it is becoming increasingly difficult to make a living as a professional artist, yet there is evidently money being made in the industry.  Where is all the money going?  Why can’t the musicians … Continue reading

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Where Should the Makers Be?

I came from a place that wasn’t particularly supportive of its artists, or so it seemed to me.  It wasn’t particularly supportive of its entrepreneurs, academics or technologists either.  It wasn’t too keen on becoming the next chic artistic hub, … Continue reading

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The Up Side of File Sharing

Record companies are quick to condemn the technology of the Internet, where files can be instantly and perfectly replicated and distributed to millions in no time at all, at virtually no cost.  There are standards that make this possible.  A … Continue reading

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Complementary Currencies Prevent Artist Starvation

Watch this important video from the 2009 TEDx Berlin conference by Bernard Lietaer, author of “The Future of Money”, a book I commend to you highly.  Bernard was involved in the design of the hard ECU in the European Union … Continue reading

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