Prosumers, Proliferated Hardware and Content and Converged Devices

What Is A Prosumer?

A prosumer is a consumer who uses technology, which is becoming more and more easily accessible, to produce their own content and share via platforms such as Youtube.

What are the benefits and negatives of a proliferation of hardware and content?

The proliferation of hardware and content has led to benefits such as; lowering prices for high quality hardware, making it easier for smaller, independent projects to get made; as more members of the audience can make films themselves, the quality of professional films is driven up, since they have to seem better than products made by prosumers in order to appear worth paying for.

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