The Death of Content

If there was an internet contest that would honor the ugliest word in the internet, my vote went for the holy, glowing, irritating word "content". Why? Because the use of the word suggerates that any content is good content. The missing proposition tells others that it's dominating and demanding at once. It's perhaps the thing that most of us are afraid when starting out with a fresh and new shiny url. Its heavy weight squeezes us to become smaller and smaller and to finally let us disappear in the eternity of the universe.  Let me hang that Democlas (s)word down for you.

Let me take that weigh from your shoulders.

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The Sad Truth about the Access Economy

Access is claimed to be by practitioners and scholars the (next) big thing. Instead of owning products, we are increasingly gaining access to it: Be it music streaming (like spotify), movie libraries (like Netflix), having access suggests efficiency, convenience and good value for money. But the sad truth is that the access economy may not be the "social revolution" or "economic game-changer" that many wants it to be. It's just a marketing campaign that will make us pay more and save less.

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