I read that Wired piece at the time. It was quite funny — the TV people not getting it. But in those days relatively few did. And when we did the first dot.com boom of 2000, boy did we cyber squat. I was a net filmmaker working for heavyweight boxer Lennox Lewis vs Tyson and some fella was sitting on his name, so… Anyway, would it be fair to say, the general framework of the web from media adopters is still something of a distribution medium? I’m reminded of this i/v my colleague did (see here on YouTube; I’m presenting) from 1995 when the Sunday Times has a whopping 30,000 readers. Yes, there have been leaps in the last ten years, but as you and Clue Train et all rightly identify, we ain’t started yet. Some kind of digital enlightenment awaits to cognitively turn us over. I have often thought limitedly of the Outernet, which Apple profiled. It did chime with a brilliant idea about multimedia when interviewing Henry Jenkins. Thanks for the piece and memories :)

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Top Writer & Creative Technologist, Int. Award Winner. Cinemajournalist. Cardiff Uni @jomec. PhD (Dublin). Visiting Prof UBC, Ex BBC/C4News. Apple profiled.

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