Archive for June, 2011

For our German Readers: “Musikindustrie: Wo spielt die Musik?”

Steffan Heuer schreibt auf brand eins Online: “Seit Jahren ist der Tod der großen Plattenfirmen beschlossene Sache. Aber sie leben immer noch. Warum? – Seit dem vergangenen Jahr macht unter Bands und Musikliebhabern eine schlimme Grafik die Runde. Der britische Designer David McCandless stellte auf

Gerd Leonhard: Monetizing Digital Content – Part 1 (by FuturesAgency) – “Monetizing Content in the Digital Ecosystem” was the topic of Gerd Leonhard’s speech at Digital Entertainment Survey held by Wiggin LLP in London May 17, 2011. (Part 1 of 2)

Gerd Leonhard: Monetizing Digital Content – Part 2 (by FuturesAgency) – “Monetizing Content in the Digital Ecosystem” was the topic of Gerd Leonhard’s speech at Digital Entertainment Survey held by Wiggin LLP in London May 17, 2011. (Part 1 of 2)

Neil Perkin: The Perfect Community

Just found on TFA partner Neil Perkin’s blog “Only Dead Fish”: “l oved this short film that asked one simple question: “What Does ‘Community’ Mean To You?”. As Maria points out there are some (perhaps expected) universal needs that seem to emerge including proximity and

Gerd Leonhard’s presentation at Sogeti’s event TheAppEffect on June 7th, 2011, in Bussum, Netherlands.

Futurist Gerd Leonhard on Free & Freemium Business Models (by gleonhard) – Free, feels-like-free and freemium business models have been widely discussed for the past few years. Companies like LinkedIn, Evernote and Skype make great examples. How could this be applied to the content /

Our data, ourselves – The Boston Globe (a key issue)

Link: Our data, ourselves – The Boston Globe (a key issue) stoweboyd: Leon Neyfakh via Taken together, the information that millions of us are generating about ourselves amounts to a data set of unimaginable size and growing complexity: a vast, swirling cloud of information about

fastcompany: The carbon-neutral economy is a dream of environmentalists everywhere—and one that may be critical to preventing climate change from reaching a nasty tipping point. Now the European Climate Foundation is trying to make it happen in Europe. Is this possible? These Beautiful Graphics Explain

mediafuturist: (via MediaFuturist: Announcing GerdTube, a new video series. Today: Free & Freemium)

Predicting The Present

From TFA Partner Neil Perkin’s blog “Only Dead Fish”: “An interesting thought as part of the whole agile thing, is about how competitive advantage will increasingly come from not only being able to make an informed prognosis of the future, but an informed prediction of