When Barbie Went to War with Bratz | The New Yorker
The lesson from Barbie? There's always an orginal followed by a competitive, close sibling in the future. How long can you own an idea? What is the difference between piracy and creativity? Copyright, good or bad? We still have a lot to learn from Barbie!
(January 22, 2018)
The Follower Factory | The New York Times
What does online popularity mean? Some monetize their flock of followers, but for most what's the point when you are predominantly followed by bots? Even worse, many bot-profiles are rip-offs from those of real people. One nasty side of social media.
(January 27, 2018)