Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Free at Last



Carlos explores the proposition that everything will soon be for free.

4 comments:

  1. In your video you're standing in front of a shelf filled with books, perhaps to convey to your viewers that you read a lot. Let me ask you a question, have you actually read Chris Anderson's book? What? Don't want to pay $26.99 for the hardcover version? Missed the opportunity to download the free digital text version when it was available? Fear not, you can still download the free audiobook version from iTunes.

    I should also point out that by posting your little diatribe on YouTube, where I was able to view it without having to pay anything, you've pretty much proved Mr. Anderson's thesis. Now how's that for irony?

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  2. Thank you for calling out the 800 lb freebie in the room. Geezus! I work in content production and this "virus" has become inoperable. I have a hard time wrapping my mind around concept of free in a business environment on muliple layers. Long-time professionals now just giving it away. How does an economy sustain when this circle completes itself? Least any of the micro-economies. You know it's bad when even the porn industry is loosing money. Keep the carnival alive Carlos. If we follow you, can we call ourselves Carlos Carnies?

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  3. Chris, how 'bout you send me the hardcover as a gift, the holiday season is upon us! How much is my effort worth to obtain the download?

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  4. Don't have time to read the book, Free? Here's a synopsis of it in less than 4 minutes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psrOkGOlzag. I will use my tax dollars at my public library to read the book in the next few months. BTW: Carlos, I posted your video as a reply with the one mentioned over. Let's have our viewers get both points of view. I liked hearing/watching yours so keep up the good work.

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