Great post on the vast power of the Internet. Here’s an incredible notion:

The average Barnes & Noble carries 130,000 titles. Yet more than half of Amazon’s book sales come from outside its top 130,000 titles. Consider the implication: If the Amazon statistics are any guide, the market for books that are not even sold in the average bookstore is larger than the market for those that are…

This is just one piece that makes up the larger paradigm shift. Combine the Internet’s ability to market to this incredibly vast niche, the rise of community journalists (blogs), and the ability to produce open-source software like Linux and you’ve got a revolution.