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media

The New Economics of Media

this slide was created by umair haque dated 2005.  simply becuase today reading wwgd reminded me of this slide and wanted to read it.  but since i don’t have power point installed on my laptop (to save disk space) here

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the opposite of WWGD

Interestingly enough, new Google Japan seems to pursue the opposite of WWGD. Branding ad, Proprietary, owning distributing , owning content, .. following exactly what it took Yahoo Japan to be No.1 portal in the digital world in Japan.  My guess is

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A blog is a home

to be sure, blog is personal as advocated by many such as dave winer. so i used to think Blog=Person. The notion of “home” and “away” applies here. On the other hand, the emerging messaging tools such as Twitter and

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The definition of “new” (now) is being changed by twitter

With increased update cycle, blog posts once changed the definition of “new”(or “now”) that we had used to with the traditional media, broadcast or print. I think now is the time to re-define “new” (or “now”) again with twitter, which

Posted in blog, google, media, mybloglog, platform, publish, technorati, twitter, twittersearch

the reading (& watching & listening) list for music industry

In “How Napster changed the world,” Don Dodge notes “Pioneers are usually unsuccessful“. I think there is some truth in considering iTUNES and iPOD rather followers than pioneers. Reference: Apple’s strategy a familiar tune. Matthew Yi, SF chronicle, August 16,

Posted in copyright, innovation, lightweight+model, marketing, media, music

how the word-of-mouth catches up

Obviously Softbank mobile X01 HT is backed up by mass advertising (I mean, indirectly), while mylo and fon not backed up by mass advertising. H01 curve is steep, others’ more slow and gradual in mixi community size comparison. But hey

Posted in FON, H01+XT, La+Fonera, marketing, media, mixi, mylo, softbank, X01HT

who is mixi id =1?

Interestingly, it is MIXI CTO http://mixi.jp/show_friend.pl?id=1 and id=2 is its president http://mixi.jp/show_friend.pl?id=2 . Obviously, the Word of Mouth (WOM) spread from these two guys, via invitation after invitation after invitation. By the way, the face of mySpace Tom immediately becomes

Posted in ミクシィ, Batara+Kesuma, kenji+kasahara, media, mixi, MySpace, SNS, social media, softbank, wom

What gyao doesn’t get

Gyao.jp is one of Japan fastest growing free of charge video streaming services, with a registered membership of 9.6 million+. Despite its self-proclaimed success, it, too, has the typical “directory” type user interface, akin to Yahoo’s. Might be comfortable to

Posted in ギャオ, broadcast, del.icio.us, gyao, Joshusa Schachter, media, SNS, social media, social networking, tag, ui, USEN, user interface, yahoo, YouTube

User interface is a passion

“User interface is a passion.” No, he didn’t use that phrase in his presentation. Or, might not even think so by himself. But that’s what I read from the presentation made by the founder of del.icio.us, Joshusa Schachter. Somewhat technical,

Posted in del.icio.us, folksonomy, innovation, Joshusa Schachter, media, rss, social media, tag, user interface

Why hesitate?

Among Japan’s major newspapers, Yomiuri, Asahi, and Nikkei, I could not find any XML or RSS guidances in their respective top pages, whereas it is so easy with nytimes.   On the other hand, both my.yahoo.co.jp (my yahoo) and Google ( personalized page

Posted in asahi, digitize, google, Japan, media, MSM, netvibes, newspaper, nikkei, rss, social media, Tokyo, yahoo, yomiuri