The Future of Fiction

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The most expensive tv-shows of all time

Netflix and chill, right? Or maybe it’s either HBO Now or HBO Go or maybe AMC?

As more and more people are watching TV shows on streaming services or cable TV, as the phenomenon of Game of Thrones urges show runners to ask for bigger budgets than ever before, this begs a question: how expensive are TV Shows nowadays?

Is $15 million dollars per episode for the eight season of GoT a lot?

Let’s find out. Here are the top most expensive TV shows of all time. Continue reading

Social reading

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Shelfari, Goodreads, LibraryThing, Booklikes, Scribd.

Kindle, Nook, Kobo…

The world is changing towards a more technology oriented perspective on arts. This is not something new. It’s becoming a fact.

People spend more time using technology, more time on the web, more time using social media, so it makes sense that they’d spend more and more time reading in a similar manner. Continue reading

Google’s Cultural Institute: digitizing art and history

Google Cultural InstituteThe idea that the world’s most important artworks should be made available online isn’t new. Also, the idea that we’re spending more and more time in an online environment can’t be denied anymore. We’ll let someone else ponder whether this is good or bad.

The idea behind Google’s Cultural Institute is pretty simple: they have partnered with museums and other cultural institutions in an attempt to provide people digital copies of important artwork or cultural landmarks. That way, they’re made available to anyone anywhere. Continue reading