Go read it!

Sometimes it feels like everything we know about TV and music is changing. Well, it’s always been that way, just slower sometimes.

NYU researcher Finn Brunton says that the history of successful media formats “is not a history of teleological progress that ends up where we are, but a constant Cambrian explosion of different and diverse forms, most of which don’t make it.” And Joab Jackson of the IDG News service wrote a great article at NetworkWorld about Brunton’s presentation. So go read it! Afterwards, you’ll be comforted that, whatever bad choices you make, they couldn’t be worse than the BBC’s Domesday Book project.