This year’s Google I/O built on last year’s focus in a way that lends credence to Google’s longer-term goals. Plus, Pixel hardware and the problem of design by regulation.
Meta’s metaverse approach, from chips to operating systems to business models, evinces a lack of strategy.
Apple’s iPhone event wasn’t particularly interesting, but that’s a compliment to the iPhone’s power in the market and strength in the market. If only Apple’s platform governance were as good.
Snap’s Partner Summits continue to provide compelling looks into what Snap is building today, and how it connects to the future.
Google’s IO seemed boring, but taken in totality, revealed Google’s ambition to create a new reality. Plus Smart Canvas and the partnership between Wear OS and Samsung’s Tizen.
More on Clubhouse, including the importance of AirPods, why it is different than Meerkat, conflict between privacy and competition, and monetization options.
Reviewing Apple’s “Time Flies” event, including Apple One and Fitness+
Apple’s Earnings show the stabilizing factor of services and the upside of China; Amazon’s earnings show that supply constraints make forecasts easy.
Three potential long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the tech industry might be seen in consumer-focused developer conferences, supply chains, and Zoom’s chances versus Microsoft.
The beginning of technology was about the shift from batched computing in one place to continuous computing everywhere. That era of paradigm changes may be over, which means the real changes are only beginning.