The current technological revolution is probably still in deployment, not mature; cypto, meanwhile, is waiting on a key input. Then, the Stratechery publishing schedule is undergoing a big change.
Carlota Perez documents technological revolutions, and thinks we’re in the middle of the current one; what, though, if we are nearing its maturation? Is crypto next?
More on tech epochs, including why Coinbase’s regulatory battles — which it will likely lose — are evidence it is an app-platform, the opposite of crypto’s decentralization promise.
Centralized control is useful at the beginning of an economy, but limits innovation in the long run. That is as true for China as it is for the App Store.
Virtual reality may be more compelling in the enterprise than the consumer space; Facebook’s new product shows why — if it can overcome the Facebook factor
More from Apple about why they chose the approach to scanning for CSAM that they did; then, why NFTs reliance on standard formats makes them more valuable, not less.
More on why Facebook is well placed for the Metaverse opportunity, and an interview with Matthew Ball about the Metaverse.
The Metaverse of Snow Crash is not a good analogy for the future, as the Internet breaks down into Stephenson’s dystopia
Marc Andreessen has changed his tone over the past year; there is a cynical interpretation, but I think the shift is justified.
AWS’s responses to Cloudflare are still predicated on an assumption of centralizaion; the truth is in the middle, and the status quo is powerful.