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[this is aaronland] "incentivize ajax-enabled valve"
"It's sort of a no-brainer. And a fascinating way to think about creating a sustainable source of income to allow, even in part, artists to produce works are genuinely expensive in time and cost to create. It should also prove to artists, and anyone who frets over the illusion of print rights, that they've got nothing to worry about. This stuff is an entirely other material and colour made of light, it turns out, doesn't just magically translate to colour made of pigment the way that, say, a word-processing document does. And if anyone is really going to lose sleep over the people who are already predisposed to print things out on their shitty homes printers my only advice is to give up now. Let them and understand that there are more interesting problems to solve and if projects like 20x200 are any indication there's a whole world of people who want to help with not only their moral support but their wallets." Aaron on the Hockney show, subscription app art, and drawing on iPads.
straup  aaronstraupcope  art  davidhockney  ra  ipad  delivery  subscription 
february 2012 by infovore
Suttree » Casual Games, Social Software » Replacing Subscriptions With Seasonal MMOs
"...if the future of games is to become entertainment services, then are subscriptions going to fall away in favour of upfront payments and free updates?" Some good thinking from Duncan.
games  mmo  product  subscription  services  updates  gaas 
february 2009 by infovore
STACK independent magazine subscription and delivery
Stack lets you subscribe to a selection of independent magazines; you choose how many you want a year, and they send you a selection. A really nice idea, although it'll be interesting to see them broaden their horizons a bit.
subscription  magagzine  print  music  film  independent  publishing 
december 2008 by infovore
Gamasutra - Kotick: Guitar Hero Song Creator Might Be Our 'Newest Subscription Opportunity'
""The ability to offer these songs on a subscription basis may very well result in the newest subscription opportunity in our portfolio," he said." Kotick wants you to pay Activision to subscribe to UGC. Oh dear.
bobbykotick  activision  guitarhero  ugc  subscription  crazy  insane 
november 2008 by infovore
The Greener Grass: Linc - The Lifecycle Concept Phone
"LINC is leased to the user as a service, not a product." Lovely concept design, especially for the process of migration from an old device to a new one.
concept  design  phone  service  product  subscription 
march 2008 by infovore
f a b r i c (systeme 3.0)
£6 a month plus p&p gets you one fabric or fabriclive cd. Subscription music!
music  fabric  fabriclive  dance  techno  subscription 
april 2005 by infovore

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