The Long Tail : Theory or Ideology

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Given the ongoing and at time spicy debate that surrounds the Long Tail, as presented by WIRED’s Chris Anderson, I believe its time we ask a very simple question:  Is “The Long Tail” a Theory or an Ideology?  If this question has already been asked, then consider this simply the time for me to ask this very simple question. By Theory, I simply mean a statement of some causal relationship(s), and/or conditional process(es) that can be proven to be false.  Notice, I did not say that a theory is something…read more