From the monthly archives:

June 2007

Hang on tight

by Mathew on June 26, 2007

Although I hate to jump on the whole "Day The Music Died" thing -- which I think is a little over the top -- I find it interesting that while a whole bunch of Web radio companies, including Yahoo Music and Pandora, are turning off their streams in order to protest the increase in licensing…

{ 4 comments }

From Paul Kedrosky comes this video clip of Niklas Zennstrom -- co-founder of Kazaa, Skype and Joost -- giving a presentation at Zeitgeist.  
Matt Marshall over at Venture Beat has a post up about Friendster with a "returning from the dead" kind of vibe: Matt points out that the site -- which is kind of the poster boy for early social-networking success, followed by equally rapid failure -- has had what he calls a "massive" 40-per-cent jump in…
Danah Boyd, a sociologist and researcher in the U.S. who specializes in youth culture and online social networks such as Facebook and MySpace, has posted a draft version of a new paper she is writing on what might loosely be referred to as "class divisions" between the two popular social networking sites. Although she says…

{ 2 comments }