This week, we're exploring the brewing "civil war" in Silicon Valley, the future of the creator economy and the critical role that data plays in getting musicians/creators paid.
Silicon Valley’s Civil War
"In seeking to control the internet as a resource, the United States’ ruling class hamstrung what had been an extraordinary tool for creativity and exploration."
Behind the Community: The DM Dinner Club
"This community is already gaining a lot of awareness in the Paris tech ecosystem, so let’s jump in and look at the people, methods, and tools behind the community. Allons-y!"
Reddit, with wigs and ink
"But the impact of print on public opinion was not only to establish a common understanding of the facts. It took hundreds of years for news reporters to develop the concept of objectivity, which did not necessarily mean that one was personally neutral but rather that one had followed a professional procedure to obtain unbiased information."
- aeon.co/essays/how-personal-letters-built-the-possibility-of-a-modern-public :: Rachael Scarborough King
The Future of the Creator Economy Report 2023
"The future of content creation is evolving, with creators embracing various monetization strategies and the use of AI to enhance their content. As social media platforms continue to offer more monetization options, content creators can expect to see further growth and opportunities in the industry.
The Creators’ Guide to Data
"We get it. Data isn’t exactly rock n’ roll. But it’s the stuff that gets you paid. So if you’re a serious musician, you need to get it right."