Why Netflix Will Become THE Global Distribution Channel for Filmed Art & Entertainment.
(Editor’s note: I wrote this piece originally in response to this article from TheStreet.com: Amazon vs. Netflix: Jeff Bezos Could Squash Reed Hastings Like a Bug) A) I’ve been an HBO subscriber since the 80’s, watched almost everything on it, and “House of Cards” is totally as good as anything that has ever been on […]
Considering an Investment in Pandora ($P) in Light of Spotify, Rdio, and Songza
I really fell in love with Pandora a year or two ago. I think the market cap was treading around 2 billion. I told myself that if the Market Cap hit 1.5 billion, I’d make an investment. Well, I haven’t logged it, but it seems like it must have bounced off 1.5 billion about 7 […]
How to Kill a Task or Force Quit an Application on the Galaxy SIII
Coming from iPhone, everything is taking a learning curve, but less than you might imagine, as each year, Android gets better and better, and this Galaxy SIII, as I write seems to be the phone of the moment. Not that I understand the rationality behind how the pages are ordered or where they put […]
Why Instagram Worked: Limitations Are Freeing
There are many reasons why Instagram worked: timing, mobile centric, the ‘limitations’ (iOS only), the design and logo were/are retro, warm, and appealing. But I think the primary reason Instagram worked were the filters. For the first time the masses like me, who’s only knowledge about photography is how to press the button, were able […]