Nvidia’s earnings were even worse than their warning, but the data center business suggests there is room for optimism.
Apple and Property Rights, On Google’s Non-Response, The Facebook Oversight Board
Apple’s ATT policy is another example of a tech giant playing a quasi-government role. Then, while there may be explanations for Google’s approach, they don’t stand up to scrutiny, while Facebook gets it right with their Oversight Board.
Rights, Laws, and Google
Google is not bound by the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments, but its actions in a false positive CSAM case show that it is flouting the spirit behind them.
An Interview With Jay Goldberg About the Chip Slowdown, Intel and Nvidia, and the CHIPS Act
An Interview With Jay Goldberg About the Chip Slowdown, Intel and Nvidia, and the CHIPS Act, plus Nvidia’s perfect storm, the importance of software versus chip design, and why Goldberg is so optimistic about ARM in the data center.
The Twitter Whistleblower, mDAUs and Bots, Musk’s Akorn Lifeline
A Twitter’s whistleblowers report is very believable in terms of Twitter’s violation of its FTC consent decree; that may matter more to Elon Musk than the discussion about bots.
Google, Machine Learning, and CSAM; Takeaways and Tradeoffs; Apple’s CSAM Controversey
A story about Google’s false positives while scanning for CSAM highlight the terrible trade-offs involved; what is black and white is that Google is in the wrong.
House of the Dragon and Creative Programming, The Big Ten’s Deal, Disney’s New Prices
How much of the difference between HBO and Netflix is mindset? Plus, the Big Ten’s new deal, and Disney raises prices
An Interview With Eric Seufert About the Future of Digital Advertising
An interview with Eric Seufert about Apple’s big overhaul of SKAdNetwork, speculating about a possible Apple Ad Network, and why we’re both optimistic about Meta’s outlook. In addition, we discuss Snap’s disastrous year, and the Unity-ironSource-AppLovin acquisition drama.
Three Trends Follow-Up, The Question of “Cool”, TikTok and the Sinicization of the Internet
Follow-up on Instagram, TikTok, and the Three Trends, including questioning the “cool” thesis of social networks, and why China’s Internet vision is winning.
Instagram, TikTok, and the Three Trends
Trends in medium, AI, and user interaction underpin Instagram’s response to TikTok, and will determine Meta’s long-term moat.