Anarchy in the OS – Revisited – The way we think of computers has changed. The days of compatibility and common operating systems are over. Low cost hardware and bandwidth will fragment the way we think of computers until they largely disappear.
There is a lot of discussion lately about “Edge Data Centers”. It is one of those topics that crosses all sorts of boundaries and pops up in conversation in a […]
Traditional ventures have some good reasons for shunning investing in games, but that leaves a big blind spot for someone else to fill.
I think it is easy to forget how deeply embedded PCs are in the world. I was in a crowded San Francisco cafe last week in the middle of the […]
I recently had the chance to catch up with a few contacts from China who think the end is in sight for Qualcomm’s troubles with the government, but timing is uncertain and will likely result in a reduction in royalty rates.
Alibaba is a bet on the growth of commerce in China, not just online commerce but a broad definition of commercial activity. Alibaba is now deeply entrenched in China’s business future. […]
Alibaba has a lot going on. Parsing through its S-1 is not an easy task. But I have begun to view the company playing three different roles: Alibaba as a […]
Over the next few days I will lay out some of my thoughts on Alibaba. I have been reading through their S-1 filings since they became available and a few […]
Amazon reported disappointing results on Thursday, knocking almost 10% off the stock on Friday. I think the company still has a lot going for it, and that this reaction is […]
I am back in the swing of writing 500 words a day, and since I am a bit behind on that, I wanted to do some extra posts today as […]