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Over Three Decades, Tech Obliterated Media
Over Three Decades, Tech Obliterated Media

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Over the past three decades, technology companies have steadily eroded the business models of traditional media organizations by digitizing content and advertising. The author witnessed this firsthand as a reporter in the 1990s, predicting that sites like Craigslist would destroy newspapers' classified ad revenue. Pioneering companies like Yahoo, Google and Facebook then came to dominate the digital landscape and became the new gatekeepers of information. However, these tech giants have also threatened media companies by scraping their content and repackaging it. The author argues that media organizations should fight back legally and continue innovating, rather than accepting their inevitable decline at the hands of large tech platforms.

An interesting point highlighted is that some of the earliest internet companies like Yahoo had human "web crawlers" who manually listed websites in the company's directory, showing just how nascent the digital landscape was in the early days chronicled by the author. This provides useful historical context for understanding the author's perspective.

·nymag.com·
Over Three Decades, Tech Obliterated Media
Tech Used to Be Bleeding Edge, Now it’s Just Bleeding
Tech Used to Be Bleeding Edge, Now it’s Just Bleeding
01:07:44 - Ten years ago, Big Tech reached a peak. Facebook had wormed its way into the lives of billions of people. The mainstream news covered iPhones releas…
·listennotes.com·
Tech Used to Be Bleeding Edge, Now it’s Just Bleeding
The Browser Company Announces Act II for Arc: ‘The Browser That Browses For You’
The Browser Company Announces Act II for Arc: ‘The Browser That Browses For You’
Today, The Browser Company announced a selection of new features coming to their Arc browser for Mac as part of what they are billing ’Act II’ of their increasingly popular app. There are four features in total, centered around the theme of ‘the browser that browses for you.’ For those unfamiliar, Arc started as a
·macstories.net·
The Browser Company Announces Act II for Arc: ‘The Browser That Browses For You’
Hey Loura!
Hey Loura!
Guess I’ll join in the Duel of the Defaults 😄 I’ve held off since it seemed that most people were iOS users and I’m a Windows/Linux gal. But so many others have joined in and the list was fun to put together. 📧 Email Client: HEY 🕸️ Website: Micro.blog & Namecheap 📝✅ Notes + Todos: Tiddlywiki via Tiddlyhost.com 📸 Photo Management: Amazon Photos 🗓️ Calendar: Outlook 🎁 Cloud file storage: Onedrive 👽 Contacts: The standard Android app 🌐 Browser: Brave (desktop) & Kiwi (Android) 💬 Chat: The standard Android app 🔖 Bookmarks: Micro.
·heyloura.com·
Hey Loura!
Apple Details How It Plans to Comply with the EU’s Digital Markets Act
Apple Details How It Plans to Comply with the EU’s Digital Markets Act
Today, Apple announced how it intends to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA), which the European Commission says applies to the App Store. There are a lot of details to cover, but in summary, radical change is coming to the EU App Store, but only in the EU. Let’s take a look at how
·macstories.net·
Apple Details How It Plans to Comply with the EU’s Digital Markets Act
NO!: The Origins of No Wave
NO!: The Origins of No Wave
In the late 1970s, a loose collective of New York bands created a radical reaction to New Wave and Punk that came to be known as No Wave. Led by Mars, DNA, Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, the Contortions, and, later, Sonic Youth [pictured above], No Wave tossed dynamite into rock's decaying castle and got out before the smoke cleared. In an exclusive excerpt from his new book, No Wave, Pitchfork staff writer Marc Masters details the origins of this brief but still-influential movement.
·pitchfork.com·
NO!: The Origins of No Wave
Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.3 with Collaborative Playlists, Stolen Device Protection, New Black Unity Wallpaper, and More
Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.3 with Collaborative Playlists, Stolen Device Protection, New Black Unity Wallpaper, and More
Today, Apple released iOS and iPadOS 17.3, the third major updates to the operating systems that launched in September and Federico reviewed on MacStories. iOS and iPadOS 17.3 bring only a couple of major new features, including one that was previously expected to be released in iOS and iPadOS 17.2 (but was then delayed), a welcome
·macstories.net·
Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 17.3 with Collaborative Playlists, Stolen Device Protection, New Black Unity Wallpaper, and More
iOS Homescreen 2024
iOS Homescreen 2024
The homescreen I described last time has stayed pretty relevant for a long time, but the most recent iOS update added some new features and so it has evolved. It's essentially all the same functionality and applications, just moved around a little...
·evantravers.com·
iOS Homescreen 2024
Forkey Pages
Forkey Pages
Forkeys offers more than just your basic timelines and posting capabilities.
·box464.com·
Forkey Pages