How did the 1993 futurists do?

The attached AT&T video has been making the rounds lately on Twitter and beyond. It’s a series of commercials broadcast in 1993 — dubbed the “You Will” campaign — centered on the notion that AT&T is working to bring you next-generation technologies and experiences. Keeping in mind these commercials were first broadcast 16 years ago…

"I'm in the Audience Business"

In addition to covering developments in the technology sector, This Week in Tech — the flagship of Leo Laporte’s podcasting network — often hosts guests directly participating in the media revolution that’s already in progress. And they often have illuminating conversations about what is and isn’t working in old and new media spaces, and in…

Out of the mouths of (27 year old) babes

If you’re involved in public radio, this is required reading / listening. Jesse Thorn, host of public radio’s The Sound of Young America (which is really a podcast that happens to be on a handful of 25+ public radio stations nationwide), speaks with Josuha Benton (Nieman Journalism Lab / Harvard) about his notions of creativity,…

Kick Out the Ladder

Has public media yet kicked out the ladder? Doesn’t seem like it. But as of this week, I’ve kicked out my own ladder. It’s time to fly. Thanks to @MitchKitter for the great link.