We’ve all experienced that feeling of disappointment that comes with downloading a new update that feels more like a downgrade. Once upon a time, YouTube didn’t advertise before each video. There was a time when Snapchat didn’t give people the means to incessantly vomit rainbows.
This morning I watched a YouTube video rescued from the distant past – the 90’s – about digital newspapers, and I was impressed by how accurate the majority of the predictions were.
I know it’s getting a bit late to write an article on what we can learn about such-and-such from 2012, but this post by Derek Thompson over on The Atlantic is worth further scrutiny. As you might expect for an article called “The Scariest Thing About the Newspaper Business Isn’t Print’s Decline, It’s Digital’s Growth,”… Read more »