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Friday, July 22, 2005

Gilder's dark future | | CNET

Gilder's dark future | | CNET "'TV is dying fast and it will be followed by Hollywood. These industries fed on scarcity. There are only a few channels available. TV was technology of tyrants. It fed this advertising model that has collapsed,' Gilder told an audience at the conference. 'The thirty-second spot is just going to die. Nobody is going to watch any ads they don't want to see.

'Book culture and blog culture can redeem a civilization,' he said."

...and good riddance to (mostly) bad rubbish, I say.