The title is pretty self-explanatory, eh? This is a collection of the very best, most concise articles I've found. Considering that media power -- which is thought control, after all -- has been decentralized and that billions of dollars are flying in all directions, I find it hard to believe that anyone wouldn't be interested in this material. Don't be depressed, don't be confused. You live in a time of rare opportunity and there is a lot of work to be done. Feel free to jump in at any time.
The Long Tail -- How digital storage and niche marketing are changing the rules of What Makes Money. An essential concept.
New Rules for the New Economy -- Kevin Kelly, author of Out of Control, drops his 12 key insights about where your world is headed. He is a visionary with an outstanding track record, and well worth listening to.
Economics, Computers and the War Machine -- Manuel DeLanda is dense reading but well worth it. He sees connections like a technician, thinks like an acidhead, and writes like a philosopher. Very important perspective.