An interview with DNVR founder Adam Mares about building an Internet publishing company with roots in the real world, based on local differentiation, and scaling it across the company.
Micron’s China Ban; Neeva Gives Up on Search; Uber and Waymo, Finally
Micron takes a hit in the U.S.-China tech war, Neeva gives up on search (and is acquired by Snowflake), and Uber and Waymo finally partner up.
Nvidia Earnings, Jensen Huang’s Defense, Training Versus Inference
Nvidia has blowout earnings, and a blowout valuation; CEO Jensen Huang laid out Nvidia’s bull case, but the company has motivated competitors elsewhere in the value chain.
An Interview with Eric Seufert About Streaming Advertising, Generative AI, and Marketing Automation
An interview with Eric Seufert about Mobile Dev Memo’s new business model, the prospects for streamers building advertising business model, the potential for generative AI in advertising, along with the dangers of relying too much on marketing automation, and whether or not Meta figured out ATT. We also discuss Facebook Shops and Shopify, and the E.U.’s recent fines on Meta.
Windows and the AI Platform Shift
Microsoft argued there is an AI platform shift, and the fact that Windows is interesting again — and that Apple is facing AI-related questions for its newest products — is evidence that is correct.
An Interview with Ben Thompson at the MoffettNathanson Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference
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.
Google I/O and the Coming AI Battles
Google A/I suggests that AI is a sustaining innovation for all of Big Tech; that means the real battle will be between incumbents and Big Tech on one side, and open source on the other.
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.
Shopify Exits Logistics, The Shopify Logistics Side Quest, Whither Buy with Prime
Shopify is getting out of logistics, after a confusing four year journey for both the company and myself; now it has to figure out how to respond to Buy with Prime.