001: Bill Gates and the origins of "content is king"
How did "content" become an unavoidable keyword?
Welcome to Literally 2 Cents About Content!, the podcast about what it’s like to write thousands of words per day for literally two cents per word! In our first episode, Alex tells Elizabeth all about the origins of the content industry, what the word and concept of “content” really means, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, the role of the (in)famous Microsoft founder in presaging (and creating!) the industry itself. We have so much content planned for this podcast, and we hope you enjoy our first foray into our literal two cents about content!
Made with Forecast: overcast.fm/forecast
Liz’s site: https://lizmakesstuff.com
Jeff Jarvis on too much content: twitter.com/jeffjarvis/status/1525785035424546816
Bill Gates on “content is king”: https://medium.com/@HeathEvans/content-is-king-essay-by-bill-gates-1996-df74552f80d9
The internet as space vs. the internet as medium: http://screengrab.blog/2015/01/31/space-quest-6-and-the-internet-as-space-vs-medium/
AOL-Time Warner hearings transcript: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/CHRG-106shrg78185/html/CHRG-106shrg78185.htm
“A toiler on a content farm”: https://popula.com/2019/01/28/how-to-suck-at-business-without-really-trying/