In the last few years it’s become apparent the music business, which was once dominated by six large and powerful music conglomerates, MTV, Clear Channel and a handful of other companies, is now dominated by a smaller set of larger even more powerful tech conglomerates. And their hold on the business seems to be getting stronger.
Very long, but if you are interested in “publishing” music worth the read. I wonder how much different the book publishing game might be?
This would appear to be an interesting way of doing things.
Would I use this as opposed to MarsEdit?
When we read on dead trees, do we retain more?
Three principles form a foundation to the graphical user interface: Discoverability, Stability, and Visibility.
Here are three ways you can capture vinyl into a computer:
Pictures of the connections and everything…
While working in a bookstore in Boone, North Carolina, back in 2011, a 36-year-old college dropout named Hugh Howey started writing a series of sci-fi novellas called Wool. His stories were set in a postapocalyptic world where all human survivors live in an underground silo, a microsociety where resources are so scarce that one person has to die before another can be born. Howey had already published a book with a small press, but he wanted to retain creative control, and he didn’t want to go through the arduous process of finding an agent. So he decided to put out the new books himself, selling digital downloads and print editions through Amazon. In the first six months he sold 14,000 copies. Each new installment met with immediate enthusiasm. Within hours he’d receive emails from readers hungry for more.
The hover effects on Amazon’s big ‘ole “Shop by Department” mega dropdown are super fast. Look’it how quick each submenu fills in as your mouse moves down the list:
They’ve fallen for all sorts of tricks: the silly notion that freezing or applying green sharpie to a CD can improve its sound.
The federal government already spends enough on student aid to cover tuition for every public college student in America. Maybe it’s time to try.
What if a TV program was more than just a video that you passively watched? What if developers or content producers could insert code into video in compelling ways that fundamentally changed the experience of watching TV?
I really *don’t* want my TV to run apps. Really. Please. Don’t do it.