Creativity, innovation and the ability to embrace new perspectives have become scarce in Hollywood, corporate board rooms and classrooms. We need more Steve Jobs, those able to act as a positive catalyst for change.
We are fast approaching the tipping point where content creation, aggregation and distribution economics will be dramatically altered, if not displaced, by Internet bypass alternatives.
Comcast's proposed takeover of NBC Universal is the first mega media merger attempted with the digital interactive revolution in full swing. Opponents seeking to restrain such a powerful new player underestimate two critical factors: The rapid changes afoot will likely compromise any restrictions and dramatically alter Comcast's core triple-play cable business.
The titans who make it possible to access unlimited music, video and text on a postage stamp-sized player or a sleek iPad are rapidly shifting away from costly legacy structures and business models. They prefer to spend time in the cloud, where services, software and content are delivered via the Internet