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The Economic Genius of Charlie Chaplin

I'm tired of being asked to ‘figure out’ online video...justifying the costs or how to monetize it. Online video is already part of your DNA and all you need to do is recognize this fact.


November 24, 2011

I’m tired of being asked to ‘figure out’ online video…justifying the costs or how to monetize it. Online video is already part of your DNA and all you need to do is recognize this fact.

For my 10th birthday party, my mum went to the local library and rented a movie projector (yes, with actual film reels) and several Charlie Chaplin movies.

My friends and I were allowed to watch the movies, rewind them as much as we wanted to re-watch the funniest parts, and change from movie to movie whenever we felt like it.

By comparison, the six-year-old in my life surfs YouTube for his favorite Disney and Thomas the Tank Engine videos…pausing, rewinding and jumping from video-to-video on demand using either my laptop or iPad.

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