Welcome to your monthly update at the intersection of technology and the cultural industries. This month I was particularly consumed by internet archiving and Augmented Reality, which seem at first glance like two poles separated by a vast distance. It’s the past vs the future, …
Welcome to the first Cybercultural newsletter of 2020! My intention with the newsletter going forward is to be your curator for culture-tech innovation…
Richard MacManus
At the start of 2010 I was running ReadWriteWeb, a tech blog that helped define and chronicle the Web 2.0 era. We had run our first conference the prev…
Richard MacManus
Every December going back to 2004, I’ve done an end-of-year review of the top Internet technology trends. This is my sixteenth year doing this, but the…
Richard MacManus
There’s growing evidence that the Web 2.0 ‘Long Tail’ theory is a bust for the online creative sector. Back in 2004, then Wired editor Chris Anderson t…
Richard MacManus
Welcome back, Cybercultural subscribers! This week’s theme is how the virtual world is increasingly crossing over into the physical world. From James D…
Richard MacManus
The theme of this week’s newsletter is 20th century cultural institutions trying to find their way in the digital-first 21st century. I’ll look at cult…
Richard MacManus
Welcome to your weekly subscriber update. The theme this week is new forms of cultural content in the digital era. I’m not just talking about the obvio…
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