Apple’s earnings were boring, which is a credit to the company, while OpenAI and Zoom raise questions about data and AI
Breaking down what is going wrong with Peloton’s business, and why it might make sense to go in the opposite direction.
Google’s many antitrust cases, ranked! Plus, one small way that COVID is pushing one group of friends into the future.
An Interview with Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield about the acquisition of Rimeto and competing with Microsoft.
Apple’s likely next steps, encouraging moves from Shopify, and quick thoughts on the EU versus Apple, Section 230, and Zoom and encryption
Two podcasts apps were banned in China; Apple has to follow local law, but how much censorship is Apple doing itself? Then Zoom demonstrates it can’t be trusted.
Zoom didn’t just add free users: it’s revenue exploded as well. How AWS made that possible, and why Zoom’s encryption plans are a good idea.
Zoom has another screwup, this time in terms of reporting how many users it has. It is a disturbing pattern and a reminder that strengths are weaknesses.
Zoom made the exact sort of post they needed to; then, an interview with Zeynep Tufekci about masks, media, and information ecology, and what it means if the techlash is over.
More on Zoom and its critical moment, then follow-up on Unmasking Twitter, and a major story about TSMC and Huawei.