Hunting What’s Next in High Tech Spotting these ideas has an element of serendipity and luck to it It’s one part… Read more How do we spot ideas in the early stages?
http://ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2016/2/19/mobile-smartphones-and-hindsight Today, one can date ‘mobile’ to before iPhone and after iPhone. Looking back, is that before the iPhone, it… Read more Evolution of mobile phones, in hindsight
Read a beautiful article over the weekend on group dynamics and why some groups fare too well as compared to… Read more Google’s quest to build the perfect team!
http://nautil.us/issue/33/attraction/your-next-new-best-friend-might-be-a-robot Meet Xiaoice. She’s empathic, caring, and always available—just not human. She is an artificially intelligent software program designed to chat… Read more our Next New Best Friend Might Be a Robot
https://backchannel.com/the-secret-to-moonshots-killing-our-projects-49b18dc7f2d6#.11dqc25qy Mission at Google X: Change the world. Break things. Not necessarily in that order. At X, they are trying to… Read more The Secret to Moonshots? Killing Our Projects
http://cariboudigital.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Caribou-Digital-Winners-and-Losers-in-the-Global-App-Economy-2016.pdf On the open Web, there are virtually no gatekeepers preventing a new product or service from launching and competing… Read more Winners and losers in the global app economy
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/reviews/review-essay/2016-01-28/innovation-over An economy that grows at one percent doubles its average income approximately every 70 years, whereas an economy that… Read more Is innovation over? The case against pessimism.