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We are in the midst of the greatest revolution in media history. IPTV, iTV, streaming video, mobile video, on demand everything, blogging, vlogging, podcasting. wiki-this and wiki-that, file sharing, time shifting, place shifting, social networking, Second Life… ay ay ay -- you need a second life just to keep up with all of this stuff. Technology is allowing us to move in directions we never could have imagined. True? Maybe not.
Take Google for example. 2300 years before Larry and Sergey came up with the ingenious concept to organize the world’s information, a couple of enterprising fellas in Ancient Egypt had the very same idea. They called their project “The Great Library of Alexandria.” It was the first serious attempt to gather writings from all the world’s people.
But you don't need to look back two millenia to find some remarkably innovative approaches that hit the scene before their time. Just look back to the dot com bubble. During those formative years an amazing level of innovation took place -- and when the bubble popped much of the knowledge popped right along with it.
The mission of Media Entertainment Technology Innovations Wiki is capture and catalog this knowledge. We will dedicate pages to the web sites, technologies, and innovators who paved the way for this current wave of innovation.About Media Entertainment Technology Innovations