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I used to have this book when I was little called Unbuilding that told the fictional story of the Empire State Building's intentional deconstruction. It was sold to some Middle Eastern folks and had to be taken apart piece by piece for shipping. Unfortunately the...

After discussing this post with Dan last night, I've made a bunch of edits and clarifications (all in bold): If you were at all interested in my last post on the MySpace-Label joint venture, then you should read this email The Orchard sent out to its...

Much has been said about the joint venture announced between MySpace and the major labels (minus EMI, although they will almost certainly jump in at some point), but I've been sitting on this and wanted to think about it before a few days before commenting. This...

Duncan Riley over at TechCrunch wrote a great response to some ridiculous comments from The Society of Authors, the UK Association representing professional book authors. These folks are claiming that internet piracy will put an end to original writing. Sound familiar? It should, because this...

A very amusing new Flash campaign for Swedish telco Tele2 features an interactive beatboxing dog.  Not sure what it has to do with the advertiser's business, but it's music and it's funny so I figured I'd share. [via GigaOm]...

Gordon brought these hysterical analytical interpretations of rap lyrics to my attention today...

Today it was announced that WePlay.com received major funding from Pequot Ventures in New York, a firm I have great great respect for and whose people I know and trust. AS I started to write this post, I admit I was very negative on this...

I finally got around to reading Avenue A Razorfish's 164 page 2008 Digital OutlookReport, and I must say that it's a great overview of pretty much everything that is happening where digital media and marketing is concerned. It was so good that it inspired me...

I'm sitting in the Denver airport on my way back to New York and I've just heard the awful news that Goldman Sachs, yes, Goldman Sachs, is going to lay off 15% of its workforce. This is obviously horrible news - Goldman is the marquee...

One of our favorite bands here at Indaba is Jukebox the Ghost, and I wanted to congratulate them on their big new publishing deal! We were lucky enough to celebrate them with them down at SXSW (plus Seth, their manager and our former Indaba intern). ...