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The specter of uncertainty May 26, 2012

What do Facebook’s less than stellar IPO and Bankia’s downgrade by S&P have in common?  If you’re uncertain, you’re right. Facebook’s IPO was marred by uncertainty.  In the days leading up to its public offering, the talk surrounding Facebook was … Continue reading

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And deliver us from distraction: Understanding resistance to media life Jan 31, 2012

Jonathan Franzen, dubbed the Great American Novelist by TIME magazine, isn’t a fan of ebooks—nay, he sees them as corrupting our values, undermining all that’s good and holy about the printed word and its place in society. But what caught … Continue reading

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Infographic: Bytes beat bricks [Fortune] Aug 1, 2011

In my continuing effort to think carefully about the digitization of distribution, Here’s a pretty helpful little bit of infographic frippery, that documents the growth of digital distribution models in relation to the brick and mortar counterparts. Might also be … Continue reading

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The Digitization of Comic Books… only without the heroes and villains Jun 29, 2011

Venturing again into an example I do not know enough about, I wanted to recommend this Wired article on how the comics industry has been managing the shift to digital formats and distribution. The title, “The iPad Could Revolutionize the … Continue reading

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