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.
Cloudflare is uniquely positioned to become a major player in an Internet 3.0 world, where politics matter more than economics.
Considering a world of memes is uncomfortable, and perhaps explains why journalists want a world of information control. The problem is that we will never be better at this than China.
Journalism cannot afford to be divorced from business realities; that applies to Australia, the New York Times, and even Andreessen Horowitz.