Earlier I wrote a post on the work blog: Alphabet: what does it all mean? – which I have republished below. One thing that came through to me from this exercise was the limits of growth to Google and by extension the limits to growth in online advertising. The ceiling on advertising is limited by a […]Read more "The limits of Google"
China is two-speed consumer market | warc.com – high speed and low speed consumers – These high-speed households, consisting mostly of the urban middle-class, currently number 81m people and generate $1.7tr of the $3.2tr in total urban consumption, but their numbers will swell to 142m by 2020 when they will account for $3.8tr of the $5.6bn in […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
Things that made my day this week: Ice Cube appearing in a video for Vanity Fair, critiquing interpretations of NWA lyrics on Rap Genius Great video on the design of signage and what it means L2 Think Tank on how Twitter may change its business model (and its stock market fortunes), Can Twitter Become a Messaging […]Read more "Five for Friday | 五日（星期五）"
Hardkiss Music – love to see this stuff get reissued 5ninthavenueproject – YouTube – set of VHS amateur documentaries that capture New York in the late 1980s The decline and fall of HTC | Digital Evangelist – a bit of the PC commodisation industry model and the mistake of following the Apple model without the full stack and […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
I am a big fan of graphic novels, partly because I don’t have the patience to collect and read weeklies. I binge read, rather like one consumes video as a DVD box set or Netflix. Lavie and Co. have come up with beautifully illustrated fantasy that incorporates US private military contractors and a Mondo Cane-esque […]Read more "Oprah time: The Divine by Boaz Lavie, Asaf Hanuka and Tomer Hanuka"
Podcasting embraces native advertising | Digiday – interesting as podcasting historically has struggled with an advertising model Refinery29 – Time cover reinforces tech stereotypes – PCGamer calls the cover “the greatest threat to VR” because it “reinforces, rather than challenges, the perception that VR is a mask that nerds use to blot out the world.” Sephora Launching […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
That was the title of an article in on SiliconAngle the other day. The language was loaded with symbolism for me. It reminded me of the dot.com era. The internet was going to change everything – and it has been changing a lot of things with time. There was also a sense of urgency with […]Read more "The sharing economy is exploding at the ‘speed of trust’"
Consolidation in Italy as Wind, 3 ink €21.8bn merger | TotalTelecom – I hope it won’t affect 3 UK roaming? Fancy 10 Gbps home broadband? Broadcom’s built the guts of it | The Register – fibre dreams? Less Money, Mo’ Music & Lots of Problems: A Look at the Music Biz | REDEF – interesting business analysis of […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"