Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

End of the mass media belle epoque

Monday, August 7th, 2006Mirror titles may be sold as ad revenues tumble + McKinsey Study Predicts Continuing Decline in TV Selling PowerMcKinsey & Co. is telling a host of major marketers that by 2010, traditional TV advertising will ...

Social engagement in virtual worlds

Saturday, July 29th, 2006Fascinatiing blog by Nedra Weinreich Spare change Nedra saysOkay, I'll admit it. I spent much of the night exploring Second Life, a virtual world that combines 3-D graphics, social interaction, events, commerce and entertainment. After reading a post ...

ITV = A licence to print money. Not anymore

Saturday, July 29th, 2006A leader article from the Guardian on the parlous state of ITV.ITV may well become another example of what happens where ultimately hubris leads organisations. Compare ITV with the BBC or indeed the Guardian, who have maintained high ...

The young disengage with politics

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006A study co-produced by the study co-produced by the Hansard Society on e-democracy and OfCom investigates why young people are not engaging with the political processHowever it is important to be realistic about the obstacles facing young ...

Mass Niche Markets & contextual narrative

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006A short interview with Chris Andersen of the Long Tail book and blogWhen Chris Anderson, editor of Wired, started to write about the theory of the Longtail a couple of years ago it seemed to cause a satori-moment ...

The Maths of Group Forming Networks

Saturday, April 29th, 2006In his article Weapon of Math Destruction David P. Reed says Conventional wisdom is that a remarkably powerful effect known as Metcalfe's Law is driving the growth of the Internet. The law says that the value ...

When push comes to pull: the new economy & culture of the networked society

Thursday, March 30th, 2006I have been reading the Aspen Institutes latest ouvre, entitled When push comes to pull. The new economy & culture of networking technologyWhich resonates deeply with Communities Dominate Brands.David Bollier the author states If the world seems a confusing ...

When push comes to pull: a new paradigm

Thursday, March 30th, 2006I have been reading the Aspen Institutes latest ouvre, entitled When push comes to pull. The new economy & culture of networking technologyWhich resonates deeply with Communities Dominate Brands.David Bollier the author states If the world seems a confusing ...

The digital holes in the digital cheese

Friday, March 17th, 2006Rupert Murdoch talked about being either a digital immigrant or a digital native and then went and bought the holes in the digital cheese - though he did not realise it.I was thinking about the how an industrialised ...

Pushmepullyou – in a connected world

Saturday, March 11th, 2006Digital music downloads triplesDigital music sale revenue tripled in the first half of 2005 compared with 2004, figures have suggestedDigital music sale revenue tripled in the first half of 2005 compared with 2004, figures have suggested. The International Federation ...

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