Gaming the Smiling Curve

The spate of recent acquisitions in the gaming space — Take-Two and Zynga, Microsoft and Activision, and Sony and Bungie — make sense in the context of the Smiling Curve.

OpenSea, Web3, and Aggregation Theory

OpenSea is positioned as another Aggregator, which is evidence that Web 3 is a layer on top of the Internet, not a replacement.

The Amazon Empire Strikes Back

Amazon’s logistics investment makes the company increasingly attractive to 3rd party merchants.