An interview with “The Metaverse” author Matthew Ball about Metaverse timing, challenges, and Netflix’s content challenges
Passport Update, Independence and Interoperability, Web3 Use Cases
An update on Passport, why independence and interoperability matter to creators, and where Web3 technologies could actually be useful.
Aggregation Follow-up, Netflix’s Ad Partners
Follow-up to Spotify, Netflix, and Aggregation, and why brand advertising makes sense for Netflix.
Spotify, Netflix, and Aggregation
The original definition of Aggregation Theory emphasized the importance of commoditized supply; that makes Spotify more of an Aggregator than Netflix
An Interview With Brex Co-Founder and Co-CEO Pedro Franceschi
An interview with Brex co-founder and co-CEO Pedro Franceschi about what makes Brex unique, why it is pushing into software, and what drove its decision to cut off a big portion of its customer base.
Spotify’s Investor Day, Spotify’s Music Aggregation, Podcast Anecdata
Spotify’s investor day may not have convinced Wall Street, but the company provided compelling evidence its approach was working.
Data and Definitions
Explaining exactly why Apple’s approach to ATT is anti-competitive
An Interview with Okta CEO Todd McKinnon About Security in Supply Chains
Good morning, I have long been very focused on identity; it’s one of the reasons I was a very early Facebook bull in the consumer space, but the concept is equally if not more important in the enterprise space. Owning identity was one of the keys to Microsoft’s dominance, but the shift to cloud apps,Subscribe […]
MLS on Apple TV, The MLS Perspective, The Apple Perspective
MLS agreed to a 10 year deal with Apple; exploring the details, what it means for MLS, other sports, Apple, and bundling.
NESN 360, NESN and vMVPDs, Cable and the User Experience
NESN, the regional sports network that shows Red Sox games, is going over-the-top, but its appeal may be limited. Plus, reflecting on Cable’s Last Laugh.