Chris Anderson is the Editor in Chief of WIRED magazine and author of The Long Tail and FREE: The Future of Radical Price. The Long Tail concept has found broad ground for application, research and experimentation. Now, in FREE, he makes the compelling case that in many instances businesses can profit more from giving things away than they can by charging for them.
Chris Anderson has served as editor in chief of WIRED since 2001. Under his leadership, the magazine has garnered nine National Magazine Awards and 19 additional nominations and has won the prestigious top prize for General Excellence three times. In 2010, AdWeek named WIRED the Magazine of the Decade. Anderson is the author of two New York Times best sellers, The Long Tail and Free: The Future of a Radical Price, both of which are based on influential articles published in WIRED. He is also a cofounder of 3D Robotics, an open source robotics company. Before joining WIRED, he was a business and technology editor at The Economist. He began his media career at the two premier science journals, Nature and Science. In 2007, Anderson was named to the Time 100, the news magazine’s annual list of the world’s most influential people.
Kai Ryssdal is the host of Marketplace, a business program that airs weekdays on U.S. public radio stations. Marketplace is produced and distributed by American Public Media. He took over in August 2005, replacing David Brown. Before hosting Marketplace, he was host of the Marketplace Morning Report, a 10-minute business roundup.
In response to Malcolm Galdwell's review of FREE in The New Yorker, WIRED editor and author Chris Anderson expands on the ways Google makes money from YouTube's free services. "Google wants you to use the Internet," says Anderson. "Your actions let Google make more money by selling ads."
Chris Anderson, WIRED editor and author of FREE, explains how the future of TV is going to be decided collectively. Is YouTube full of crap? "The answer is yes, and that's what makes it so great," says Anderson. "But your crap is not my crap."
As hungry and maybe angry or disillusioned or "politically" or "financially motivated" or whatever... I see this not all the truth... "leaks" manipulate and are limited. Not honorable in their interest and or intention. These obscure news sources - not even the big established will outright attack one another unless through comedy. Needless to say all they want to advertise their own "product". I do not believe all I read or hear.
The truth within this leak must be seen as partial... but whose is to say what is true and what is not. Unfortunate? You betcha! Pilamaya
When you rely on "leaks" to find out the truth, then you realize the traditional news sources are falling down on the job. I get my news up to the minute online; newspapers are a waste of trees and the "personal interest" stories are usually paid advertisements.
True there is a lot of crap on youtube. But as Chris hinted thats subjective isn't it? Secondly, a lot of those arguments come from an older mindset of centralized controlled entertainment. The arrogant assumption that a few in control of media understand best what the audience should or wants to see. So yes you will find junk on youtube, but you'll also find gems and unique ideas that you would never get to enjoy or discover in the days prior the internet.
I was very surprised to hear Chris Anderson defending Wikipedia as a credible source until I came across the following analysis http://www.vqronline.org/blog/2009/0...anderson-free/ showing that in his book Chris heavily borrowed from Wikipedia himself. He was even accused of plagiarizing.