11 | Groundwork | Four Observations: Memory

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Note: The five posts entitled “Groundwork” were originally written in 2009. See here. . We hear a lot about Moore’s Law and the doubling of processing capacity, but storage-density’s growth makes the pace of processor improvements look glacial. Cory Doctorow Tracking the astounding pace of digital storage figure 23: Memory of exchanges in a traditional […]

10 | Groundwork | Four Observations: Equality

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Note: The five posts entitled “Groundwork” were originally written in 2009. See here. . TV is unbalanced – if I own a TV station, and you own a television, I can speak to you, but you can’t speak to me. Phones, by contrast, are balanced; if you buy the means of consumption, you automatically own […]

04 | It All Started With The ComCom Principle

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

The Internet allowed a new flow of communication springing from the consumer toward the media. It was a key turning point in the media-consumer relationship: with the personal computer and the Internet, suddenly we are all connected. And each of our users (readers, viewers, consumers) is connected to our media, to our ad, to our […]

02 | Analysis Of The Context Changes: Ecosystem

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Now we are trying to visualize two factors of the Web that change the traditional-media environment: the speed of two-way communications, and the integration into one ecosystem of all the exchanges that are part of making a mass media. figure 5: Acceleration of all communications Observations on figure 5 Once again: this is not intended […]