Video timecapsules capture the
current thoughts of leading authorities on law and technology in
interviews filmed during the inaugural Amateur Hour conference held on
November 2, 2007.
David Sternbach (A&E Television Networks) discusses with Brian Pyne some of the issues arising from the appearance of unintended participants in amateur content.
Andres Monroy-Hernandez (MIT Media Lab) explains a little bit about Scratch, a programming language which promotes the development of amateur content by children and young adults, and then talks with Brian Pyne a little bit about the myth that amateur content poses a threat to the creation of quality media.