Posts tagged with 'disintermediation'
Some people have viewed the new media paradigm as a perpetual rise in disintermediation, in which authors go directly to readers. But mediation—and the organizations that benefit from it—may simply be shifting from one place of control to another. Companies such as Google are dominating the new forms of mediation: search and filtering.
In a keynote at Nokia World 2007 about the “taxonomy of free,” Chris Anderson of Wired magazine said that time and money are no longer the chief scarcities for people. The new scarcities include time, money, attention and reputation. He asked the audience, “Which economy are you playing in?” (more…)