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  • Find the dissenters

    I've started looking really hard for people who disagree with me. I blog a lot about games. I'm the free-to-play guy talking to console developers about how it is the future. I am convinced. But I find...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Is this the End of Facebook.com?

    Is the writing on the wall for Facebook.com. Even as Facebook powers through 800 million users to become one of the largest networks of humans on the planet, is the role of the place that started it...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • You’re not selling content; you are selling emotion

    Last month, I argued why, on a ten year view, I don’t believe it will be possible to charge for basic access to content. We will all expect to have access to all the music, all the...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Microtransactions: a video introduction

    The Escapist magazine ran a video introduction to microtransactions. I took a deep breath before I watched it – expecting a Zero Punctuation style scathing review of the business model that would probably make me laugh out...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • If you think people who pay for virtual items are stupid, you’re an idiot

    I own a virtual farmhouse in Farmville, an apartment in PlayStation Home and have paid for batteries to give me more energy in Cityville. If you work in traditional media, there is good chance that you are...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • If you sell access to content, start looking for a new business

    This post originally appeared in the Digital Content Monetization newsletter and is reproduced by kind permission. You can find further posts under the DCM tag. Earlier this week, I gave a lecture to 25 students on a...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Why Arab revolutions signal the end of copyright

    This post originally appeared in the Digital Content Monetization newsletter and is reproduced by kind permission. You can find further posts under the DCM tag. The revolutions that have rocked the Arab world have been a wake-up...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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