An interview with me about my background, Aggregation Theory, AI, streaming, and more.
Cord-Cutting and YouTube TV, Disney Earnings, Pay TV’s Vision Cycles
YouTube TV may be the sports bundle, and then Disney’s earnings offer a framing to discuss how and why the bundle unraveled, and the best way to rebuild around streaming.
An Interview with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon
An interview with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon about his history at the company, why Qualcomm is more than a mobile company, and why semiconductors are the future.
The Phoenix Suns Go Over-the-Air, Fans and Franchise Valuation, Attention and Customer Acquisition
The Phoenix Suns are skipping RSN’s and broadcasting games over the air; this is the smartest thing an NBA team has done since the Internet came around.
AI, NIL, and Zero Trust Authenticity
AI-generated content is not going to harm those with the capability of breaking through: it will make them stronger, aided by Zero Trust Authenticity
An Interview with Adobe Chief Strategy Officer Scott Belsky
An interview with Adobe Chief Strategy Office and Executive Vice President of Design & Emerging Products Scott Belsky about generative AI, Figma, and how Adobe’s business continues to evolve.
Substack Notes, Twitter Blocks Substack, Substack Versus Writers
Substack launched a Twitter competitor, and Twitter responded, in a predictable way. The real losers were writers, who were bound to be de-prioritized by Substack eventually.
An Interview with Daniel Gross and Nat Friedman about the AI Product Revolution
An interview with Daniel Gross and Nat Friedman about the AI product explosion, OpenAI’s emergence as a consumer tech company, Microsoft’s aggressiveness, open source and Apple, and both the risks and opportunities of AI.
[FREE] The Accidental Consumer Tech Company; ChatGPT, Meta, and Product-Market Fit; Aggregation and APIs
OpenAI is a consumer tech company, whether they intended to or not (and in contrast to Meta’s Reality Labs). Both Microsoft and OpenAI should act accordingly.
An Interview with The Ringer Founder and CEO Bill Simmons
An interview with The Ringer Founder and CEO Bill Simmons about his career, how the Internet has changed media, and the future of podcasts at Spotify.