Smells like a weblog: The

Smells like a weblog
: The Independent [via IWantMedia] predicts a future of disconnected media.

The concept of “a publication” may be obsolete in the ubiquitous information age. The current model assumes you pick your favourite newspaper, buy a small selection of regular magazines, tune in to a favourite station. But technology is going to make it easier to assemble your newspaper from multiple sources, or plan a video viewing sequence that is unpredictable. The mass market may soon be impossible to locate.

Familiar, eh?