the real power of new media

Forget providing a means of expression for a diverse group of authors and creators. Pay no heed to tales of revenue model cocktails composed of micropayments and just a drip of RSS.

The real win here, the real payoff for incubating these nascent authors and “web sites” is conversations of this form:

Person: random string of words fish sock wibble

Other: ?

Person: oh, haha, you just haven’t read Lizardface Excruciator, you loser