Faceless Publishers

The missing piece when it comes to the future of media are faceless publishers. Vox Media’s deal with The Ringer shows the way.

Facebook Content Guidelines, Facebook Video, Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV

Facebook faces a daunting challenge when it comes to policing content, but it is a challenge the company brought on itself. Then, Facebook’s video tab is competing against YouTube, not Amazon or Netflix, and business models explain why — and probably explain the Amazon-Apple truce.

Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies

Did you hear the one about the tulip bubble? It’s almost certainly a myth. It is myths, though, that explain why cryptocurrencies are here to stay.

Boring Google

Google’s I/O was exactly what you would expect from Google, and that’s a great sign for the company.