The Daily Dish: Smaller And Smaller?

July 8, 2009

In “Smaller and Smaller“, Ben Casnocha quotes Tyler Cowen and discusses his ideas in his review of Create Your Own Economy:

[W]hen culture is free and a click away, as it is on blogs and Twitter and the broader Internet, we sample broadly and consume it in smaller chunks: “When access is easy, we tend to favor the short, the sweet, and the bitty. When access is difficult, we tend to look for large-scale productions, extravaganzas, and masterpieces,” writes Cowen. “The current trend–as it has been running for decades–is that a lot of our culture is coming in shorter and smaller bits.”

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