SF Author David Brin, Prof. Jane Bambauer, Prof. Mark Lemley, and I …
We had a very interesting and enjoyable preliminary private conversation on the subject a couple of weeks ago (just for The Practice Effect), and I much look forward to this public version. Please join us! Here are the details:
UCLA Law’s AI Pulse Project and University of Arizona TechLaw present:
The Brinternet: A conversation with futurist and science fiction author David Brin and Professors Jane Bambauer, Mark Lemley, and Eugene Volokh, moderated by Professor Ted Parson
What: Is the dominant advertising-supported business model for Internet news and opinion unsustainable? In a pair of essays published on Evonomics, David Brin says yes. But alternative models, including subscriptions and paywalls, also increasingly appear unrealistic for most apps and content producers. Can micropayments (in the 1 to 5 cent range) solve this problem?
When: this Friday, September 18, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 PM Pacific time.
Register to attend here.
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