On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss the importance of the user experience in not only avoiding disruption but also in building dominant companies. Listen to it here.
Some follow-up and clarification on yesterday’s piece on Twitter’s advertising business, plus a rumination on where exactly Nintendo is going as a company.
Twitter’s earnings were concerning, and the explanation on the earnings call was opaque. What exactly is going on, and what is the company trying to hide?
There have always been iPhone bears, but the latest set seems to be ignoring reality. Plus, the amazing success of the Mac and what that means for the iPhone.
There’s another new payments solution coming — Chase Pay. The punchline is easy: it will fail. Why it will fail, though, is interesting, and it shows the opportunities and challenges for Apple Pay specifically and the usefulness of Aggregation Theory.
Google provided another set of strong earnings, and a return to their roots — search — is the biggest reason why. Plus, my review of the Steve Jobs movie.
On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss In Defense of The New York Times. Listen to it here.