But the rate at which we approached these thresholds and correspondingly
how quickly we will move past them is a question of Moore's law. While it
may seem as if it took forever to get to this point, innovation will
accelerate exponentially. The music industry should take heed of the
following: “If you think it's bad now, you ain't seen nothing yet.”
Digital Music: The Real Law Is Moore's Law
In a little over a decade I could have a copy of every piece of music ever
made in human history. Let's say 15 to get vinyl records that won't be
converted to CD online.
My prediction (along an entirely different line): the first economist to
describe a credible theory of making money in an environment of overabundance
will win the Nobel Prize.
Scratch that: the winner will be the first economist to propose what
amounts to a potlatch economy to the global scale will be the one to win the
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