Month: February 2011

Unleashing The Domino Project

Unleashing The Domino Project

The digital revolution is unleashing creativity all around us. All you need is a laptop and an internet connection. To quote Seth: “This is the best shot you’ve got.” Not everyone believes the ease of entry is good for us. Does allowing everyone equal footing on the playing field result in better art, film, music,…

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All the way to a dollar

All the way to a dollar

Last week, we ran an experiment, in which we challenged readers to sign up to our blog/newsletter and promised to lower the pre-order price of the Kindle edition of my new book in exchange. Tens of thousands of people visited, tweeted, liked, passed on, signed up and generally made a ruckus. Thrilling. On a technicality,…

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Would Shakespeare tweet?

Would Shakespeare tweet?

Scott Turow, beloved novelist and now head of the Authors Guild, argues in the Times that Shakespeare might have had trouble surviving in the world of the web, a place of “speedy, secret transmission of stolen goods.” Apparently, once you start working with the Author’s Guild, something changes in your outlook. In the past, the…

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