Never thought I’d be writing about forestry. If Apple’s doing it, I’m paying attention. Seriously though, it’s the 2nd forestry thing I’ve come across in the past while. The 1st is related to the activity I’m participating in around the blockchain. Fascinating stuff AND good for the environment. Amazing.
A totally abbreviated post on the Watch, mostly written just “for the record“1. I started accumulating Apple stock when I saw the iPhone in NYC. AT&T simply didn’t work, yet I noticed the phones everywhere in spite of AT&T’s suckiness. Tehnically, I started buying Apple stock after the iPhone though. I believe you’re running out of runway to buy […]
The Apple IBM partnership is a big deal. Of course, I have the long view. My wife laughs at my long time horizon all the time. In order to get a feel for why the announcement is such a big deal, two things are critical to understand: The way enterprises acquires, deploys, and supports technology (it’s like writing an app — it’s one thing […]
My beautiful wife is on the road. In fact, as I write this, she’s on her way home. I’m trying to decide whether or not to keep our baby awake long enough for her to see him. If everything’s on time, it won’t be a problem. But any delay at all, and I’ll want to put him to […]
Last week a build of Chrome got rid of the URL. It’s an experiment. However unlikely burying the URL is to catch on, it’ll be the time when enterprise technology goes over a cliff so high you’ll never hear Enterprise IT’s screams. Why would Google do this? Unlike other modern technologies that have hidden as much complexity as possible, web browsers […]
Ben Thompson at Stratechery wrote a few interesting words on Mobile Payments (that the NY Times subsequently copied). I believe people aren’t using Mobile Wallets because they suck. In a world where we’re complaining about an extra click (or touch) to do something in an app, how can you look at current mobile wallets and have any doubt about […]