Ep 82-Kevin Kelly and The Inevitable

Ep 82-Kevin Kelly and The Inevitable

Kevin Kelly is the founding executive editor of Wired magazine, and a former editor/publisher of the Whole Earth Review. He has also been a writer, photographer, conservationist, and student of Asian and digital cultures. He is an in-demand speaker and author. He writes about technology, the economy, and the future.  His most recent book, The Inevitable, was released June 2015. His previous books include Out of Control, New Rules for the New Economy, Cool Tools, and What Technology Wants. Currently he is a senior maverick at Wired and lives in Pacifica, California.

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Speaker, technologist, and author Kevin Kelly discusses his book The Inevitable and what the future of music creation might look and the ramifications of emergent and maturing technology.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Copying is inevitable
  • Generatives
  • Providing experiences
  • VR (virtual reality)
  • Everything heads towards the free
  • AI (artificial intelligence) generated music
  • Partnering with computers for music creation
  • Being hard to copy
  • Sell the added value, not the copy
  • Functional music
  • 1,000 True Fans
  • Copyright, Lawrence Lessig, and Creative Commons
  • Moral copyright
  • Subscription-based consumption


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