Technology and content creation can often appear at odds with each other. The printing press probably put a real damper on scribes, the video hurt the radio, and the internet broke the magazine. And yet, the creation and distribution of content became better with every innovation. Why wait for someone to write when you can get it printed? Why only listen when you can watch? And why wait to receive it in the mail when you can immediately get it on your computer?
However, during the introduction of this technology, it can seem threatening. I suspect there is similar uncertainty concerning AI when creating content.
Ben Clymer is founder and CEO of Hodinkee, a media and commerce company dedicated to the luxury watch market. What started as a personal blog thanks to a watch from his grandfather has turned into a highly respected business that can sell millions of dollars in watches in minutes.
In this episode, we went through the many different facets of the business, but a few things jumped out to me…