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Digitalization and Digitization Sep 8, 2014

Pleased to share a draft of an article Daniel Kreiss and I are working on for the upcoming International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy. We think this compliments some of the great work being done through the Digital Keywords Project—especially Digital and Analog. We … Continue reading

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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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