Information doesn't want to be free. It wants to be managed.
We live in the midst of a digital cornucopia that our brains simply cannot manage without help. Whether it's our 150 Facebook-friend limit or our ability to find and store iTunes songs, we need help processing the sheer abundance of digital goods.Importantly, we're generally willing to pay for this help.
Sure, most of us will take something for free if we can. Just ask the music industry, which has been battered by peer-to-peer piracy.
But not all of us. And not all of the time. … Read more