When do you go native?
So you’re a startup founder. Or you’re in charge of a new project at a big company. (Or maybe you just...
Welcome to the stochastic age
In 1990, Kleiner Perkins rejected 99.4% of the proposals it received, while investing in 12 new companies a year. Those...
What if Google unionized?
Last week more than 20,000 Google employees walked out of their workplace to protest, and demand major changes in, how...
Hating the wrong tech people for the right
The slings and arrows aimed at tech’s titans these days are almost too numerous to count. Jeff Bezos: squandering...
Who do you trust?
Another week, another high-profile hack. This week it was (checks notes) Reddit. What makes this one marginally more...
Branded Worlds: how technology recentralized...
I love Hollywood box-office numbers because they provide a hard statistical view of cultural currents. Did you know,...
The techlash
People hate hubris and hypocrisy more than they hate evil, which is, I think, why we’re seeing the beginnings of...
The piggyback problem
I wanted to write about scooter startups this week, but, alas, I failed to care enough about them to muster any opinion...
Whither VR/AR?
“Despite many pronouncements that 2016 was the year of VR, a more apt word for virtual reality might be...