#  The Collapse of Complex Systems →

April 5th, 2010 | In Worth Reading 

I can’t tell if it’s Clay Shirky’s clear thinking or straight-forward writing that I find so compelling, so it must be both. But goddamn:

In the future, at least some methods of producing video for the web will become as complex, with as many details to attend to, as television has today, and people will doubtless make pots of money on those forms of production. It’s tempting, at least for the people benefitting from the old complexity, to imagine that if things used to be complex, and they’re going to be complex, then everything can just stay complex in the meantime. That’s not how it works, however.

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