The most radical medium - anno 1996

Article from magazine published by DK Net in 1996

By Claus Bülow Christensen, [sc_post_date]

Claus Bülow Christensen, founder of Copenhagen Future TV Conference, worked as development director for Metronome in 1996, where together with the company's founder and ceo, Bent Fabricius-Bjerre, he wrote this article about why the Internet is good for a company; with emails and easy communication – and how the Internet will be very important for the media industry in the near future.

Read the article and get an insight into how we looked at the internet's possibilities in 1996!

July 28, 2020

A sad day, many warm thoughts for Bent Fabricius-Bjerre's family.

In 1995, I got a job as development director for Metronome, Bent Fabricius-Bjerre's extensive and illustrious media empire. Working with him and his family was one of the greatest joys of my career – he was already a living legend at the time, and I loved his blend of the highest creativity, skillful business acumen and visionary thinking.

During my time as development director, we got to launch several exciting projects, and I got the company on the Internet, we got a website and we got email to all the employees, and I got the opportunity to make Denmark's first website for a feature film, namely the Lars von Trier film "Breaking The Waves".

It was a great time, with all the chaos the introduction of new can provide in a solid company, but everyone was so positive. Together with Bent, in 1996 I wrote this article about all the benefits of getting a company on the Internet and about all the many opportunities the internet of the future would bring in media, interactivity, film and TELEVISION!

Here we are photographed for the article in my basement office on Søndermarksvej in Valby, where Metronome stayed for many years.

Thank you for welcoming such a young technology idealist back then, Bent – and thank you for all the music.

Claus Bülow Christensen, 28/7/20

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