Of course, the music industry has a long tradition of separating a song’s profit from its creators. Still, wrote Krukowski, “the ways in which musicians are screwed have changed qualitatively, from individualized swindles to systemic ones.”
If the last century was marked by the ability to observe the interactions of physical matter—think of technologies like x-ray and radar—this century, he says, is going to be defined by the ability to observe people through the data they share…”
Really not sure I am willing to extend the Faustian bargain that far (adds Gerd)
This blog features recently found insights, realizations and occasional foresights by Gerd Leonhard, Keynote Speaker, Futurist, Author & Blogger, Strategist, Idea Curator, Occasional Heretic, CEO of The Futures Agency, Founder of Green Futurists, Visiting Professor at Fundacao Dom Cabral (Brazil). Based in Basel, Switzerland.