Tag Archives: media

Macrowikinomics and rebooting the economy

This article is the first in a series of 12 over the next 3 weeks written by Anthony D. Williams and me based on our newly released book Macrowikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World. The book is receiving a lot of buzz.  The Economist calls it “a Schumpeterian story of creative Descruction.” The book argues […]

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Netflix: premium cable’s worst nightmare

This week’s Bloomberg Businessweek discusses Netflix’s relentless expansion as the DVD-by-mail service makes even better use of the Internet.  Instead of relying on the US Postal Service to deliver its product, Netflix is increasingly streaming content online.  The company is perfectly poised to profit as the Internet continues to suck the television networks and premium […]

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Real-time advertising offers unprecedented precision

The old saw, “half my ads work, only I don’t know which half” may soon not be as true as it once was. In yesterday’s marketplace, companies tried to target their ads by choosing the television shows, magazines and other mediums that had demographics most closely resembling their target audience.  But the measurements were crude, […]

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Teaching kids democratic values

Teaching democratic values and the importance of civic responsibility doesn’t seem to be particularly strong in the school system. However, given that so many schools cling to an outdated education model, I don’t find fault with many kids for ending up apathetic. It’s hard to imagine getting excited about learning the importance of civic responsibility […]

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Interview by Net Geners in Germany

I was interviewed by 2 Net Geners for Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper, one of Germany’s largest circulation dailies. I enjoyed the interview and below is a pretty good translation. The original can be found: http://jetzt.sueddeutsche.de/texte/anzeigen/488882 “For you the internet is like breathing” Those who are “Digital Natives” can no longer imagine a life without web access. […]

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