More on Clubhouse, including the importance of AirPods, why it is different than Meerkat, conflict between privacy and competition, and monetization options.
Today’s Daily Update is all about the media:
– ESPN will not renew Bill Simmons’ contract, which leads into a discussion of the value of individual brands, particular writers, and how that value can best be captured
– Not all content is created equally, which helps explain Spotify’s surprising decision to diversify
– Periscope presents a unique challenge to sports in particular
Good morning, There will be a new Exponent later today; James and I discussed BuzzFeed and the Brother Orange story as well as the Amazon Dash Button and Home Service. On to the longer-than-usual Daily Update. I got a little rant-y. Apple Watch’s Bad Messaging Speaking of podcasts, I was on John Gruber’s The Talk […]
Good morning, I’m trying something new: a weekly wrap-up where I touch-on a few interesting stories that I didn’t have room to address more fully. But first a bit of a brain dump. On to the update: Am I Wrong About Cyanogen? I concluded yesterday’s newsletter by writing: The truth is that for normal consumers […]
Good morning, I’m back in Taiwan, and it’s good to be home. I’ve fallen dreadfully behind on email in particular, so if I haven’t responded to any of you (I always respond to member emails sent to the membership account) please hold tight – I’ll get to it. My apologies, and thanks for your patience. […]