I am just going to prove to you that protective economic measures could kill the record industry. How? By creating the perfect conditions in which piracy simmers, develops and then rises full-force. This paradox has never been so evident to me. Moreover and unfortunately, this paradox also touches the film industry. Maybe more even so,…

Have you ever had that one moment when, even though you are a millennial and such, you still marvel at the wonders of technology? In any case, I have those all the time. And lately, even more frequently. This awe, this marveling at what brilliant minds come up with every other day – this is…

I swear, I really did. But now media are reporting that music and YouTube are not on good terms anymore. The New York Times, for instance, now claims that ‘[the] Music World is banding together against YouTube’. Also, and according to The Washington Post, ‘musicians are joining forces to change and create laws’ that protect…

Have you ever asked yourself how sensitive you are to sound? I have wondered that many times myself. My hypothesis is that sensitivity to sound, as I just decided to call it, has a lot to do with memory. To be precise, emotional memory. Emotional memory is a tricky concept. Psychoanalysts claim that emotional memories…