Tag Archives: Last.fm.Ltd

The Gist of Things

By | April 14, 2010

(This is a copy of my Loose Wire Sevice column, produced for newspapers and other print publications. Hence the lack of links.) By Jeremy Wagstaff It’s interesting to see how we’ve changed in the past few years. If you had predicted that we could follow someone’s activities by accessing a single page, right down to where they were,… Read More »

The Revolutionary Back Channel

By | March 13, 2008

A tech conference appears to have marked yet another shift in the use of social tools to wrest control and flatten the playing field. Dan Fost of Fortune calls it Conference 2.0 but I prefer the term (which Dan also uses): The Unconference Movement. (I prefer it because anything with 2.0 in it implies money; calling it a… Read More »

The Next Web 2.0 Frontier?

By | May 3, 2007

If you use software and want to share what you know, and find out what others know, then your prayers are answered. Below is my ten minute review of “software gone social”. Not for everyone, but worth a look.  clipped from tenminut.es What is it: Wakoopa is “software gone social” — a sort of software equivalent of Last.fm.… Read More »

The Death of DRM, the Rise of Patrons

By | January 22, 2007

Forget being a big old mass music consumer. Become a Patron of the Arts. The IHT’s Victoria Shannon chronicles the last few gasps of life in Digital Rights Management (DRM) for music, saying that “With the falloff in CD sales persisting and even digital revenue growth now faltering in the face of rampant music sharing by consumers, the… Read More »