First came the PC, and on top of the PC the Internet. Then, mobile, but what will rule mobile?
Medium just raised $57 million on a relatively modest valuation, but lots of folks aren’t still sure what the company is trying to accomplish: today I give it my best shot. Plus, Facebook has updated Notes, which look a lot like, well, Medium posts. The appearance, though, isn’t what will make them succeed or fail.
On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss Volkswagen, then mortgages, then Ben’s time in Taiwan, and finally end with a critique of the Apple Watch. Listen to it here.
Onshape is CAD software making a bet that starting with the cloud is fundamentally disruptive. However, disruption includes an economic component, and as Office 365 v Google Apps suggests, if that doesn’t exist the incumbents will respond
A follow-up on e-book publishing, and why there is so much dispute about just how many e-books are sold.
Aggregation Theory would seem to argue that ebooks are destined to dominate the publishing industry. However, that is decidedly not happening; understanding why is a powerful tool to make the theory better.
I’ve agreed that there is probably an Apple Car for a while, but I do need to make it official that I was likely wrong about Jony Ive. Then, what is the deal with 21 Inc’s Bitcoin Computer? Is there any way it makes sense?