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Emerging Technologies and Trends in Online Entertainment and Business

Emerging Technologies and Trends in Online Entertainment and Business

This video was recorded at MIT World Series: Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT 2006. With the arrival of digital technology, we've become a nation "of multitaskers, snackers and samplers," says Jonathan Miller . A longtime player in the media industry, Miller perceives two distinct trends emerging: the fragmentation of consumption, due to "an incredible explosion of choice," and the consolidation of money and power in the business. These intertwined phenomena will continue to play out, Miller believes, "to the consumers' benefit," because to a large degree, the consumer is in control. Content is available across innumerable platforms, from cell phones to laptops to handheld games, and with broadband and wireless penetration, users can get their fix of news, entertainment and data... Show More

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