Seidman has it about right… This is what makes our job here on the front lines of “convergence” so hard. Old media doesn’t actually migrate to new media. The internet is not just another distribution method for TV shows. We’ve got to invent content and business models native to the medium.
I’m a cynic, really. But this is one bandwagon I feel compelled to clamber aboard. One day soon, we will all use iphones. It’s over. Nokia, Sony-Ericsson, Samsung, etc are doomed. Apple is the only company, the only place which can combine world-beating expertise in consumer electronics hardware design, manufacturing, distribution with a rich software […]
Just wanted to post this as one of Hardie’s product design rules. Context is everything. If it makes sense in context, it’s right. Whether it is “consistent” with some other button or page or function or thing some other place in the product or in the world is less important. I’m not saying make things […]
Cringely, in his usual crackpot so-crazy-it-just-might-work way nails a strategy for Google to take over the world. He’s pretty close to making sense. But what I can’t figure out is who will pay for the boxes? STB’s are subsidized by the cable provider. These little boxes can’t be manufactured for less. I mean, isn’t Microsoft […]