Rupert Murdoch is proving again that although many of his journalists (including some of those working for his Australian papers) don't get it, he does. Dat's why he da beeg bossman.
"Power is moving away from the old elite in our industry - the editors, the chief executives and, let's face it, the proprietors," Mr Murdoch said, having flown into London from New York after celebrating his 75th birthday.
He enthused about a digital future that would put that power in the hands of those already launching a blog every second, sharing photos and music online and downloading television programs on demand.
Read more here. Thanks for Glenn Vassallo for the link.
This morning at the Teradata Conference I chaired a panel featuring Graeme Wood, co-founder of wotif.com; Gerd Schenkel, General Manager, Customer Strategy and Cross-Marketing, NAB; Professor Chris Mudge, Professor of Innovation at Macquarie University and Director of the Macquarie Institute for Innovation; and Stephen Brobst, Stephen is the Chief Technology Officer for Teradata. We talked about information overload and the challenges and opportunities is presents to businesses, governments and the general public. I think they recorded the session and it will be available from the conference blog later.