Roaming is only the first step towards weightless mobility: true weightless requires that data too is cast free from the ties of place.
While consumers continue to pay per-byte for access to the weightless web, there’s an unexplored opportunity for content owners to incentivise consumers’ selection of their sources of media rather than bootlegged copies.
A way to explore the accumulation of patina in analogue recordings, using digital media.
Peer-to-peer frameworks need to acknowledge the need to transport ‘heavy data’ within their models, not outside it.
Why has internetworking failed to facilitate flash musical trends, and a more hybrid global music?
Analogue media accumulates patina through usage and time: digital media remains the same, forever…
After a few months queued up, Jeff’s found me a laserdisc copy of Prospero’s Books on Ebay. Haven’t seen it since the premiere — Sacha Vierny’s lovely side-scrolling tracking in the set pieces (especially the opening credits) is lovely as ever, tho some other bits (Caliban’s cave) are very BBC. Still, a fine thing.