Market-Making on the Internet

More and more opportunities on the web come from market marking, not for advertisers, but for real goods and services paid for with real money.

Mistakes and Memes

Information on the Internet is conveyed by memes, which can be anything and everything. The real world impacts are only now being understood.

Publishing is Back to the Future

Journalism cannot afford to be divorced from business realities; that applies to Australia, the New York Times, and even Andreessen Horowitz.

Two Crises, Tech’s Costs, Looking Forward

Too much tech power has been an impending crisis for years; that doesn’t change just how costly the crisis was. Then again, centralization might yet win.

Playing on Hard Mode

Airbnb and DoorDash both created new markets where ones did not previously exist; they are startups played on “hard” mode.

Apple and Facebook

Apple and Facebook seem like they are in conflict, but have often been each other’s best partners.