We're putting the music industry to the sword today, because I just discovered this wonderful blog (The Future of Music), written by Dave Kusek (what is it about those Stanford anarchists?), and it's overflowing with great material.
Kusek points to an interesting Wired article on Doug Morris, chair and CEO of Universal Music Group. Morris suggests that the music industry has been pillaged by technology...yet he was powerless to stop the carnage:
"There's no one in the record company that's a technologist....That's a misconception writers make all the time, that the record industry missed this. They didn't. They just didn't know what to do. It's like if you were suddenly asked to operate on your dog to remove his kidney. What would you do?"… Read more