David Brin A long time ago (BK – Before Kids) I was lucky enough to meet David Brin at Ad Astra, the Toronto Science Fiction convention. It’s easy to meet people who have opinions. It isn’t often that you meet someone smart enough to explain to you exactly why the opinion is right. David […]
Here’s an important point – sometimes market share isn’t all that important.
There was a discussion on the Communities Dominate Brands blog, Baron95 (don’t know his/her real name) and Tomi Ahonen were discussing Apple. It was obvious that there were a couple of things about Apple that they were missing, so I’m writing this as an explanation.
There’s some interesting numbers coming out of the computer industry. Let’s take a look at them.
Kleopatra and I have been laughing ourselves silly. Everybody got the Apple announcements from Tuesday September 10, 2013 wrong. Not just wrong, DEAD WRONG.
Like a lot of people, I’ve been following the NSA Spying Scandal closely. In fact, I’ve been following it for several years, since before I first ran into Barrett Brown. Seriously. The leaks about go back a long way, and most writers appear to have missed the implications.
With apologies to Alfred Lord Tenneyson Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of Shops Rode the six hundred. “Forward the Tablet Brigade! Charge for the consumers!” he said. Into the valley of Shops Rode the six hundred. Let’s talk about tablets.
This article is way overdue. A lot has changed since I wrote Microsoft Death Watch – Forbes Weighs In back in March of 2011. Some things I’ve guessed right about, others, well I didn’t do so well.
I have a confession to make. Kleo and I own an iPad.
Amazon has decided not to put up with Apple’s attempt to make IBook the only application with in-application book purchasing. Amazon’s work around was to build an HTML5 Kindle Application replacement.