The End of Newspapers

That is what real revolutions are like. The old stuff gets broken faster than the new stuff is put in its place.

via Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable « Clay Shirky.

Newspapers are obviously in trouble and a tons of ink electrons are being spilled writing about it. I view this with only mild interest. However, the article referenced above has some interesting insights about the nature of technological disruption and some interesting observations about a previous revolution – the one that Gutenberg started.

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