The Ten Year Anniversary of the Apple TV

Today is being marked as the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone; it is a footnote of history that it is also the 10-year anniversary of the Apple TV. It’s a reminder that we don’t know what innovations matter until they occur.

Alexa: Amazon’s Operating System

Money is made at chokepoints, and the most valuable chokepoints are operating systems; Amazon has built exactly that with Alexa.

The State of Technology at the End of 2016

The annual Stratechery review of the state of technology, and call to build products that unlock human potential

Opendoor: A Startup Worth Emulating

OpenDoor has a unique yet high-risk approach to residential real estate; that’s a great thing, both for its prospects and for society.

How Google Is Challenging AWS

AWS seems to have a dominant position in enterprise computing, but Google is trying to change the rules to favor their inherent strengths; they just might succeed

Fake News

Facebook is under fire for fake news and filter bubbles; they are a problem, but most of the proposed solutions are far worse.