January 28, 2009

95% of music downloads are illegal

According to a new report by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), 95% of all music downloads are illegal. See this report in the Guardian

For further information and the full report, go to the IFPI website.

November 18, 2008

Malcolm Gladwell is everywhere…

Writing about web page /wcme/entry/why_do_we/

Writing about an entry you don't have permission to view

You can sure tell that Gladwell has a book coming out soon (Outliers). There seems to be an interview or extract in every newspaper you pick up. Latest I spotted was in Saturday's Guardian magazine. Here he talks about how people we think of as natural geniuses (Mozart, Lennon/ McCartney) are actually the product of hard graft, experience and the opportunity (often by pure chance) to develop their craft.

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