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26th Apr '16 11:34:35 PM Homemaderat
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* A number of musicians, including Music/DavidByrne and [[{{Music/XTC}} Andy Partridge]], have expressed disdain for Spotify, with the former [[http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/oct/11/david-byrne-internet-content-world penning an op-ed in the Guardian]] saying that streaming would kill creativity. The main complaint is the low royalties with these streaming services. Since this affects the livelihood of musicians, they might have a leg to stand on.

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* A number of musicians, including Music/DavidByrne and [[{{Music/XTC}} Andy Partridge]], have expressed disdain for Spotify, with the former [[http://www.theguardian.com/music/2013/oct/11/david-byrne-internet-content-world penning an op-ed in the Guardian]] saying that streaming would kill creativity. The While that has some bluster the main complaint is the low royalties with these streaming services. Since this affects the livelihood of musicians, it could impact how they might have a leg to stand on.work when they get creative.


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** One major complaint issues over this is while this comic in it's earliest volumes contained hundreds of references to literature made in the Victorian Era, Century seemed to have majorly switched mostly to British tv and movies more so than worldwide literature as it once had. As a result some find it hard to agree with Moore that our literature culture is now so much worse than back then when so much of modern literature isn't to be found in the comic.
25th Apr '16 1:00:31 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* This isn't the first time Creator/{{CLAMP}} has taken a potshot at the Internet; in ''Manga/{{Chobits}}'', one of the many [[AnAesop Aesops]] is how artificial communication and simulation is destroying society. Of course, then CLAMP gets distracted by the cute robot-girl and [[BrokenAesop the point kinda peters out]].
25th Apr '16 4:45:07 AM PhoenixFalcon
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* [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-kaufman/google-books-and-kindles_b_380536.html This article]] argues that the Kindle -- and perhaps all "high-tech" electronic technology -- [[HitlerAteSugar is just what Hitler would have loved]].

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* [[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-kaufman/google-books-and-kindles_b_380536.html This article]] argues that the Kindle -- and perhaps all "high-tech" electronic technology -- [[HitlerAteSugar [[GodwinsLaw is just what Hitler would have loved]].
18th Apr '16 12:16:37 PM DavidDelony
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* When iTunes became popular, there was much hand-wringing from musicians (such as Music/{{ACDC}}, who kept their songs off of the service for years before finally relenting in 2012) and music enthusiasts that it would kill off the album by allowing people to cherry-pick the songs that they wanted. [[http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/is-itunes-killing-the-album/ This article]], for instance, hysterically bemoans that young music fans today will never be able to listen to ''[[Music/TheBeatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band]]'' "properly" because everyone will just buy their favorite songs instead of the whole album. On the other hand, some [=iTunes=] songs can't be purchased on their own in a deliberate attempt to get people to buy the whole album even if all they want is that one song.

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* When iTunes became popular, there was much hand-wringing from musicians (such as Music/{{ACDC}}, who kept their songs off of the service for years before finally relenting in 2012) and music enthusiasts that it would kill off the album by allowing people to cherry-pick the songs that they wanted. [[http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/is-itunes-killing-the-album/ This article]], for instance, hysterically bemoans that young music fans today will never be able to listen to ''[[Music/TheBeatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band]]'' "properly" [[SeriousBusiness "properly"]] because everyone will just buy their favorite songs instead of the whole album. On the other hand, some [=iTunes=] songs can't be purchased on their own in a deliberate attempt to get people to buy the whole album even if all they want is that one song.
14th Apr '16 8:45:16 PM jormis29
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** Even more ironic, Steven Spielberg is a gamer himself. He was reported to have visited Sega on occasions and played their games before anyone else, and eventually went on to develop the game series Boom Blox.

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** Even more ironic, Steven Spielberg is a gamer himself. He was reported to have visited Sega on occasions and played their games before anyone else, and eventually went on to develop the game series Boom Blox.''VideoGame/BoomBlox''.
14th Apr '16 7:46:48 PM Dere
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** Even more ironic, Steven Spielberg is a gamer himself. He was reported to have visited Sega and played their game before anyone else, and eventually went on to develop the game series Boom Blox.

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** Even more ironic, Steven Spielberg is a gamer himself. He was reported to have visited Sega on occasions and played their game games before anyone else, and eventually went on to develop the game series Boom Blox.
14th Apr '16 10:00:48 AM Morgenthaler
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This is by no means limited to the Internet, although the sheer ''density'' of information we receive today can make it seem that way. Almost every new medium of communication or expression that has appeared since the dawn of history has been accompanied by doomsayers and critics who have confidently predicted that it would bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt by weakening the brain or [[DrStrangelove polluting our precious bodily fluids]].

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This is by no means limited to the Internet, although the sheer ''density'' of information we receive today can make it seem that way. Almost every new medium of communication or expression that has appeared since the dawn of history has been accompanied by doomsayers and critics who have confidently predicted that it would bring about TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt by weakening the brain or [[DrStrangelove [[Film/DrStrangelove polluting our precious bodily fluids]].
24th Mar '16 1:57:46 AM harryhenry
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* Gary Turk's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7dLU6fk9QY "Look Up"]] video is him complaining (in spoken word rhyme) about how smartphones and tablets are making us more disconnected, and that we should live life "the right way".
22nd Mar '16 2:34:09 AM Schougadiver
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The same thing happend to basicly any media in history, making this trope as old as mankind itself. Writing itself was hugely suspicious for example, as people feared, that it would cripple the ability to memorise things, as this was now no longer needed as everything could be written down.

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The same thing happend has happened to basicly any basically every type of media in history, making this trope as old as mankind itself. Writing itself was hugely suspicious for example, as people feared, that it would cripple the ability to memorise things, as this was now no longer needed as everything could be written down.
10th Mar '16 12:14:25 PM TheRedRedKroovy
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* UsefulNotes/ThomasEdison claimed that the UsefulNotes/RiseOfTheTalkies ruined cinema, arguing that, because screen actors had started concentrating on their voices, they'd forgotten how to act. By his logic, apparently the stage (which far predated film) had never produced any actors worth a damn.
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