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Chris Anderson: Charlie Rose interview discussing FREE
I spent some time this morning watching the Charlie Rose interview with Wired's editor, Chris Anderson , discussing FREE . The interview covers the economics and ideas driving the Internet's current (and future) state: the Gift Economy ; the Attention...
In discussing business models at the Dealmaker Forum this week, Don Dodge found that the "freemium" model is popular in the start-up scene. ( Freemium = a free service, usually ad-supported, with an up-sell to paid premium subscriptions / services). He...
Posted: May 16 2007, 06:39 AM by alexbarnett | with 2 comment(s)
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A "one-third probability"
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan was quoted as seeing a “one-third probability” of recession in the United States this year, according to an interview with Bloomberg. I'd say he has a 33% probability of being right.
The Lightnet Revisited
At the end of 2005 I wrote a post messing around with some ideas on the future of the net. One of the ideas was the counter concept to the Darknet, using the term 'Lightnet'. I didn't define 'Lightnet', Lucas Gonze did that (and soon...
CopyBot and Napsterization of Matter
Last year I wrote up a post called 'Napsterization of Matter - A Thought Exercise' . The point was to consider the social and economic impact of a technology could allow real world objects to be copied and rendered by anyone without restraint...
Nobody knows how to make a pencil
I watched an excellent 1994 interview with Milton Friedman earlier this week, a day or two after the news of his death . In it, the Nobel Prize winning economist retold the story of how the pencil is the quintessential example of free markets at work...
Posted: Nov 18 2006, 08:18 AM by alexbarnett | with 1 comment(s)
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