The Walt Mossberg Brand

Walt Mossberg is retiring; his influence on tech is well-known, but his influence on the media is just as profound.

The Arrival of Artificial Intelligence

What is artificial intelligence? Is it really any different than technology? In my estimation machine learning is truly something new, and the effects on society will be significant.

The Ten Year Anniversary of the Apple TV

Today is being marked as the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone; it is a footnote of history that it is also the 10-year anniversary of the Apple TV. It’s a reminder that we don’t know what innovations matter until they occur.

Slack and the Macintosh, Microsoft Teams, Slack’s Ad

Slack made Microsoft’s Teams announcement much more exciting with a taunting ad in the New York Times, an echo of Apple’s ad welcoming IBM to the PC. That may not be the precedent that Slack wants.

Oracle’s Cloudy Future

Larry Ellison has declared that Oracle is a cloud company, but their customer offering seems more suited to the world that was.