These preferences weren’t confined to music, either.I also felt the raindrop moment firsthand when I began working at , in the early 2000s.Studios now account for less than 10 percent of their parent companies’ profits.
I was standing on the set of a relatively small production, in Burbank, just north of Los Angeles, talking to a screenwriter about how inefficient the film-and-TV business appeared to have become.
A few months ago, the vision of Hollywood’s economic future came into terrifyingly full and rare clarity.
Yet they were largely ignored by the as well as by editors and publishers at other news outlets.
More often than not, tech-related advances—including e-readers and free online blogging platforms, such as Word Press and Tumblr—were laughed at as drivel by the entire industry, just as Napster had been years earlier.
actors to algorithmic editing, Nick Bilton investigates what lies ahead.