Innovator's Dilemma in 2 minutes flat

It’s no secret I’m a Mike Masnick and TechDirt fan. He’s my second-favorite economics thinker (Umair Haque is #1), but it’s a close race. His writing on media economics, intellectual property, technology and other topics are on my must-read list every day. Recently he started doing short videos, sponsored by UPS, to illustrate many of…

Economics of Abundance

Here’s what most public media outlets still don’t get — especially in the corner offices. If you get this economic concept, you’ll understand why creating media and throwing it out there isn’t enough. There are two scarcities that public service media firms can utilize immediately, and probably more that haven’t yet quickly come to mind:…

Required Reading: 2008-04-11

I’m starting a new feature called Required Reading. I already offer what I call the Media 2.0 Reader (in the sidebar) that tracks selected reading from around the web (via Google Reader). Required Reading will represent the best of the best. Frankly, I wish I’d written these pieces! Today, two pieces of Required Reading with an economic…