Technology is breaking down barriers throughout the world. Conversely, a form of technological nationalism has taken hold, limiting tech’s rise. Expect such nationalist fervor to become more widespread, more virulent, probably more unfair. Technology is the new … Continue reading
Nokia has fallen. Not even the name will remain. America’s victory in the smartphone wars is complete — for now. Last week’s news from the front lines of the smartphone wars illuminates the scope of America’s … Continue reading
The ghost of Steve Jobs haunts Google and Facebook. Unlike Apple, which has always aligned its interests with its users, both Google and Facebook must serve two masters: users and customers. They are not the...
My mind continues to reflect back to those with loved ones on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370*. Desperate, hopeful, hopeless, an inexplicable truth staring back at them. What can they do? Wait still more? Call? I … Continue reading
Well, that was a heckuva week. Google sells Motorola for billions less than they paid for it. Apple sells millions fewer iPhones than nearly everyone expected, then directs guidance lower. Facebook becomes a mobile first … Continue reading
Forget all the rumors of an Apple iWatch. Ignore the surprisingly good reviews of Google Glass. Neither of these will come close to replacing your smartphone. Not for many, many years; probably never. The question … Continue reading
By now, you may have heard the name Michael Lee Johnson. He’s a young web developer who recently tried to promote his presence on Google+ by taking out a Facebook Ad. What’s wrong with … Continue reading
The Facebook announcement of Skype integration was also an announcement in the next stage of the relationship between Microsoft and Facebook. Austin Carr wrote an interesting article this morning over at Fast Company titled: “Why … Continue reading