Tag: iTunes

Cloud-based music streaming trends: told you so!

From a new eMarketer post (and related report), here are some interesting snippets: "In a sign of how important online streaming and subscription music services have become to the recording industry, trade publication Billboard recently updated its weekly Hot 100 song chart to include data from Spotify, Slacker, ...

Jeff Jarvis: consumption now is creation, too

Jeff Jarvis said in 2005 (!): "In fact, the act of consumption is now an act of creation. There are so many examples. When I search on Google, I am finding stuff for me but when I click, I am adding to the wisdom of the crowd that makes Google ...

Personal branding in the digital age: new video

This video is part of a new series of 5-7 minute videos I recorded here in Basel, Switzerland in July. This episode shows about how I use social networks and mobile-optimized platforms / apps to spread the word about what I do. I also provide a few examples of the ...

New video: my talk at MidemNet Academy 2011 on Innovation: music industry learnings from other industries

This is a good one – loads of information in here, and pretty well recorded. More details and PDF with all slides, here. Enjoy and spread the word. Subscribe to my video RSS feed, here, if you want (download all videos directly to iTunes, watch on your iPod etc).   Related articles 2010 ...

Quick note to the music industry: enforcing control when trust is crucial is not a good idea.

Digital music sales in the U.S. grow a paltry 1% from 2009 to 2010 – while just about everyone is getting wired, mobile and social, the recorded music industry can't even manage more than stagnation. Control still matters more than money, I guess (ask Spotify). Summary of Nielsen music sals ...

New presentation: Context – The Future of Music (Eurosonic Groningen)

It was a great pleasure to be back at the annual Noorderslagt / Eurosonic Event and Conference in Groningen (NL) and present a 60 minute talk on Context, Copyright and the Future of Music, in addition to hosting and moderating a panel called “Is Copyright the Devil” (whew… juicy headline…). ...

Video: Music Like Water (and just as valuable)

Check out this short video on the topic of "Music Like Water". Related articles 2010 brings further decline in U.S. recorded music sales, time to face it: access will indeed replace copies. (mediafuturist.com) Short interview at ICTQatar: the future of media, music, advertising… and futurism (mediafuturist.com) Is traditional content licensing fit for the digital ...

New video: my talk at TedX London: the future of intellectual property and copyright

It didn't take long for the TedX NewStreet (London) people to put the videos online at the TedX Youtube channel – great! Unfortunately my own talk got started while the wireless microphone was still on 'mute' so for the first minute or so (while I am doing my introduction) the ...

Cross-posted from my Techdirt Guest Post: The Future Of Content: Protection Is In The Business Model – Not In Technology

Last month, Mike Masnick invited me to do a guest-post on Techdirt.com one of my favorite online destinations. It went live last night and is getting quite a few comments – check it out here. Comments and discussion is here.  Retweets are here. Image by gleonhard via Flickr If I received ...

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