Creativity and Commerce... One More Time

article posted May 11, 04:48

The Times has an interesting piece on the economics of making creative work in the age of a growing chorus of digital “me too’s!”

Though there are days it feels like a whole host of deeply questionable ideas – like “culture should be free,” “gatekeepers are bad” and “there are no objective criteria” for judging creative work – have come together in a nearly-perfect storm for dumbing the world down, I’m still trying to hold on to hope. Still, It is always worth taking a moment to reflect on some of the implications of the current cultural landscape… whether things are that bad or not.

So, you can find the article here if you’d like a look.