Distribution and Demand

Distribution on the Internet is free; what matters is controlling demand. AT&T and Verizon didn’t understand the distinction.

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.

More from Daniel Ek; Creation, Consumption, and Clubhouse; Facebook and Australia, Continued

Good morning, Yesterday’s Spotify post probably should have been a Weekly Article; I’m writing follow-up all the same! On to the update: More from Daniel Ek Spotify CEO Daniel Ek did an interview with The Verge and a question-and-answer session with investors after the Stream On event that I wrote about yesterday. I thought thereReading […]

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.