Crossing boundaries: 16 year old metal fanatics playing with 60 year old blues guys

Category: Media & Technology
Published on Oct 27, 2008

A couple of months ago Wikinomics co-blogger Lawrence Chen wrote about Riffworks, an online recording application that allows guitar players around the world to compose music in a collaborative fashion. I recently had an opportunity to chat with Riffworks co-founder, Doug Wright, about Apple II classics, midi keyboards, and notator programs and how much the world of digital recording has evolved since then. Doug had a lot of insightful things says, but I found the […]


Cha Cha Cha

Category: Media & Technology
Published on Oct 09, 2008

So I’m on my way to Biltmore in Arizona explaining to my driver what I do for a living. I’m trying to describe Wikinomics in the simplest of terms when he interrupts me, pausing briefly to flash a wry smile. “Say no more,” he says, “I know exactly what you’re talking about.” He explains that his daughter is on the Internet all day long answering questions on ChaCha and making about $100 a day. I […]