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Re: Phoning In the Future of Television
Posted by Andrew Keen on 2008-03-30 10:23:07
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In 1990, at the dawn of the digital epoch, the American futurist George Gilder wrote a prescient little book called Life After Television: The Coming Transformation of Media and American Life. Back then, in the primeval soup of the Web 0.1 age, Gilder predicted a grand historical platform shift in the distribution of information and entertainment, in which the television epoch would be replaced by "the age of the telecomputer." Fast-forward 18 years: Web 0.1 has matured into Web 2.0 and Gilder's epochal shift no longer sounds like the wishful thinking of a digital Hegelian.

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Re: Phoning In the Future of Television  Andrew Keen  2008-03-30 10:23:07
Re: Phoning In the Future of Television  stefn  2008-03-30 10:43:45
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