Archive for the 'Technology' Category


Zuckerberg In Congress

He was so damn SMART! I know, I know, I’m supposed to resent him, he ruined the fabric of America, THE WORLD, but I’ve got to say I’m impressed with his performance today, the brilliant student schooling his inept teachers. I grew up knowing I was going to college. Never a doubt in my mind. […]

Spotify Goes Public

Distribution is king, never forget it. All those cable channels disrupted by Netflix and the internet? The systems distributing them are doing just fine, better to own the pipe than that which flows through it. As for Netflix… It owns both content and distribution. Which is why Disney is trying to imitate it. As for […]

Clear

Clear Felice hates to wait. It doesn’t bother me that much. I’m not saying I love the traffic, but I endure it, it’s payment for the privilege to live in SoCal. Then again, I tend not to drive during rush hour. So we were at DIA last summer and Felice became intrigued by Clear. Funny […]

Apple Buys Netflix

And you wondered what they were gonna do with all that repatriated cash. The truth is Tim Cook has been propping up the stock with buybacks for years, funnily enough borrowing the money to do so, knowing he had all that moolah overseas. But without any growth opportunities on the horizon, with no breakthrough hardware […]