More on Spotify via interviews with Daniel Ek; then, Facebook and the Australian government come to an agreement that still entails paying off publishers.
Spotify’s Stream On event advertised Spotify’s ambitions to become an Aggregator. The plans were impressive, but should Spotify go even further?
Information on the Internet is conveyed by memes, which can be anything and everything. The real world impacts are only now being understood.
Journalism cannot afford to be divorced from business realities; that applies to Australia, the New York Times, and even Andreessen Horowitz.
That Intel is built to be integrated is precisely the problem, why Qualcomm bought a CPU team, and Netflix controls its own destiny.
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.
Airbnb and DoorDash both created new markets where ones did not previously exist; they are startups played on “hard” mode.
Apple and Facebook seem like they are in conflict, but have often been each other’s best partners.
Snap is building its own operating system in its own world, while Facebook is honest about the relative value of Australian publishers.
The Internet changed how media competes to focus and quality, but quality is defined by your niche.