Recent announcements from Amazon and Pinterest and Meta with regards to shops show how owning conversion is essential in a post-ATT world.
Shopify Exits Logistics, The Shopify Logistics Side Quest, Whither Buy with Prime
Shopify is getting out of logistics, after a confusing four year journey for both the company and myself; now it has to figure out how to respond to Buy with Prime.
An Interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang About AI’s iPhone Moment
An interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang about the impact of ChatGPT, Nvidia’s new cloud service, and how Nvidia is adapting to new geopolitical and competitive realities.
Nvidia GTC, DGX Cloud, Nvidia’s Partners
The most interesting announcement at Nvidia’s GTC conference was DGX Cloud, which represents a big shift in the value chain for Nvidia
An Interview with Matthew Ball About Disney, Streaming, and the Metaverse
An Interview with Matthew Ball Disney and Bob Iger’s return, the future of ESPN, Netflix’s resurgent position, and the trouble facing the rest of the TV industry. Plus, why the Metaverse isn’t here, and what Apple’s headset may look like.
The Four Horsemen of the Tech Recession
Tech is increasingly divorced from the real economy thanks to the COVID hangover and Apple’s App Tracking Transparency
An Interview with Michael Nathanson About Netflix and the Media Industry
An interview with MoffettNathanson’s Michael Nathanson about Netflix, the broader media industry, sports, and tech.
Tech Layoffs, Big Tech’s Hiring Rates, Microsoft’s VR Layoffs
Tech’s layoffs are popularly thought to be because of over-hiring during the pandemic, but in fact there isn’t much evidence that tech over-hired based on past rates. Then, Microsoft still has a metaverse strategy, it just doesn’t involve hardware.
AI and the Big Five
Given the success of existing companies with new epochs, the most obvious place to start when thinking about the impact of AI is with the big five: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft.
An Interview with Eugene Wei About Streaming and Social Media
An interview with Eugene Wei about streaming and social media, including Netflix, TikTok, Twitter, and why the first wave of social networks were a fundamental mismatch with human nature.