Nearly two decades ago (18 years, specifically), David Bowie clearly understood the power of the internet. As he adroitly explains to longtime BBC journalist, Jeremy Paxman how the torch of rebellion was being relayed from artist to audience; the effect of ideas instantly being shared across the world, you won’t be able to stop yourself knowingly smiling. Simply put, Bowie got it, and as always, he was ahead of his time.
“When the interplay between the user and the provider will be so in simpatico, it’s going to crash our ideas of what mediums are all about.”
We’ll miss you always, Starman.
Full interview here.