marco: Adobe should refocus their iPhone-deployment goal on the future of Flash: Establish Flash (the tool) as the premier tool for creating rich HTML5 content, the same way Photoshop is the premier tool for image manipulation and Illustrator is the premier tool for vector drawing. Adobe is in the tools business, first and foremost. Make Flash (the tool) cross-compile between Flash Player...
APIs: Insurance against the Innovator's Dilemma
(For those unaware of the dilemma, read Christensen’s excellent book) It should go without saying these days, but tech companies wishing to take insurance against decelerating internal innovation and growing competition ought to be producing robust APIs against their core offerrings / value. APIs fundamentally alter the dynamic of innovation by increasing the ‘surface area of...
Facebook's Domination of the World Wide Everything
Facebook’s chance at success over MySpace felt obvious ‘back in the day’. The difference was hardly aesthetics, MySpace was truly an information-ghetto, and Facebook very cleanly defined the properties & relations of a person, a social ontology. So which startups & large companies is Facebook about to steam roll now that it is single-handedly rolling out the semantic web...
Question for the Tumblr-sphere
Does Tumblr + Vimeo (or other service) support HTML5 video rendering? If I post videos on this blog, will iPad surfers get to enjoy the content as well?
GIANT ROBOTS SMASHING INTO OTHER GIANT ROBOTS:... →
Enjoy this weekend, because when you come back to work on Monday morning, some of us will have had our first taste of the future. And what you’re working on today might not seem so interesting anymore. Yes, this is about the iPad. … I believe!