Tag: Netflix

Kevin Spacey urges TV channels to give control to viewers – YouTube

via Kevin Spacey urges TV channels to give control to viewers – YouTube. Definitely a good message for everyone – not just the film, TV, music and content industries. Spacey is a very unique guy, indeed.

Great Atlantic piece on the Future of TV, and Netflix

Read the whole thing here. That’s because “television,” he says, is a word that’s lost all meaning I don’t know how much longer the idea of a “season” will be something that we feel like we need to adhere to in television. Even the idea of an episode. I think with streaming, ...

Made me think: the Slow, Inevitable Death Of Cable TV…? (nice chart)

The Slow, Inevitable Death Of Cable TV. Related qz.com piece A great picture is worth a 1000 words:  

Netflix now has more U.S. subscribers than HBO

As Netflix’s chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, put it recently, “the goal is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us.” via Netflix now has more U.S. subscribers than HBO | SmartPlanet. Love that quote:)))

What Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’ Means For The Future Of TV – Forbes

Good read What Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’ Means For The Future Of TV – Forbes. The TV players remain highly vibrant and profitable and are unlikely to be bowed, which is why Apple has had trouble inking content deals and, with their hard nosed approach, will most likely continue to falter. So, all ...

Resetting the music business (good review of my keynote at SPOT festival)

Wired UK's Duncan Geere has just published a really astute summary of my keynote at the annual SPOT music conference in Arhus, Denmark, see below. It's not that I haven't been saying this for the past 10 years but I think I may have phrased it all a bit bitter:) ...

Must watch video: Kevin Kelly on Attention Flows: The Future of the Digital Media Landscape.

This video says it all – 5* brilliant, MUST WATCH. Related articles Content Futures: short video by Futurist Gerd Leonhard (mediafuturist.com) Futurist Conversations: The Future of Money (Ross Dawson & Gerd Leonhard Video) (mediafuturist.com) Gerd Leonhard: New video: "Friction is Fiction" explained (mediafuturist.com) New video: futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future ...

MUST WATCH: PressPausePlay Movie, related 9-minute excerpt of interview with me (future of music ++)!

I am delighted to be involved with PressPausePlay, a movie about digital creativity, funded and promoted by Ericsson, featuring people such as Hank Shocklee, Seth Godin, ZeFrank, Sean Parker, Larry Lessig and Mike Mesnick. And it's finally out and available! Here is what it's all about:  "The digital ...

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 ...

People of the Screen – and what it means (new video)

Riffing off Kevin Kelly's theme in this short video, I comment on what is this trend means for creators, curators, publishers and consumers. This video is part of a new series of short videos I filmed in Switzerland, this summer (all between 5-10 minutes) – visit my Youtube channel to ...

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