And no, I wasn’t just lazy. I thought the opening line that most programmers learn when they decide to pick up a new programming language was appropriate. Most of us are learning new languages every day and we’re using them to create some pretty amazing and disruptive things. Film, television and books have a few shadows of their former selves but they have changed dramatically in the past two decades. At the core of these changes is the technology that was designed to change them or did so accidentally. I’m going to be writing about a lot of areas where I see those changes are providing opportunities for creators and technologists. Some of it is based on research, in a lot of cases things are so new that there isn’t a lot of research. In those cases you’ll be reading some educated guesses about the future.