An Interview With The New York Times Company CEO Meredith Kopit Levien

An Interview with The New York Times Company CEO Meredith Kopit Levien about her path to The New York Times Company, what it is like managing an entity where the most important product is out of your control, and a substantial dive into her thinking about bundles, recent acquisitions, and how The New York Times Company can transform from a skyscraper into a neighborhood.

Market-Making on the Internet

More and more opportunities on the web come from market marking, not for advertisers, but for real goods and services paid for with real money.

Sovereign Writers and Substack

Substack is at the center of media controversy, most of which misses the point that sovereign writers — not Substack — are in control.

An Interview with BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti

An Interview with BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti about BuzzFeed’s business model, acquisition of the HuffPost, and how big tech companies can fix the news.

The Idea Adoption Curve

Mapping the technology adoption curve to ideas gives insights as to which business models work on which parts of the addressable market.

Dithering and Open Versus Free

Announcing the new Dithering podcast, and why it is important to fight for the open ecosystem that Spotify is trying to aggregate.