I wrote the following article for our first issue of In the Books, released two short years ago, but it seems unbelievably quaint now. Though it has mostly died down, the rise of Web 2. 0 and the effects it would have on our culture and the creative economy was a huge debate two years ago.
If you're in the Milwaukee area on Tuesday, March 21, check out the James Surowiecki (author of The Wisdom of Crowds) talk at the Milwaukee Public Library. It's hosted by Schwartz Bookshops; tickets are available for $15 here.