Start a news business tomorrow

The amount of media that’s available to the average user is a vastly much larger superset than anything that’s ever existed in human history.  That is the best basis to start thinking about new business ideas!

Clay Shirky : „If I was going to start a news business tomorrow, I would start a news business designed to produce not one new bit of news, but instead to aggregate news for individuals in ways that mattered to them.“

Clay Shirky – is a writer, consultant, and adjunct professor at the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU. He is the author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, and blogs prolifically about the media and the Internet. Read his original post about the Semantic Web.

If you want to know more about the Semantic Web 3.0 check out this great 13 minute video:

Web 3.0 from Kate Ray on Vimeo.

A story about the Semantic Web

Transcript, interview bios, and other info on

Downloadable version on

Interviews with:

Tim Berners-Lee

Clay Shirky

Chris Dixon

David Weinberger

Nova Spivack

Jason Shellen

Lee Feigenbaum

John Hebeler

Alon Halevy

David Karger

Abraham Bernstein
Kate Ray is a recently-graduated NYU journalism/psychology student, currently working on

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