Digital publishing boy genius, Craig Mod, recently posted an excellent piece on his site that compares the changing auto industry of the late 60s to today's publishing business. It's insightful and worth your time if you've got any interest in where publishing, books and periodicals are going. Here's an excerpt:
IMAGINE A TABLE:
Hundreds of meters long and wooden.
Worn and oiled.
Old and knotted.
Wide enough for a person.
Here's a clever promo for a (past) digital conference. I love the idea of the sudden extinction of the ad agency. There's a bit of truth to the piece, in my opinion. It's all too easy for agencies to rely on the formulas that have worked for them for decades and sadly many do just that. Times have changed. Enjoy.