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The Kindle, A Parrot, and Platform Cyclicality

The Kindle, A Parrot, and Platform Cyclicality

January 8, 2010 by · 24 Comments 

This Christmas I was able to play with the Amazon Kindle. Chromewalker’s little sister (CLS), in an attempt to out-do her brother, asked Santa for one of the more recent ‘lust worthy’ gadgets on the market. She must have behaved well, for she got the new ‘international version’ Kindle. However, as usual, CLS is more […]

How are mobile apps/services going to make money? – Not sure I like the question.

April 27, 2009 by · 16 Comments 

Image by earthhopper via Flickr I’ve been in several tech events lately where people ask: ‘How are mobile apps/services going to make money?’ While the typical answers range from advertising to micro-transactions; I think this question is fundamentally flawed. I think it is as flawed as asking ‘How does the internet make money?’ Just like […]