I love push notifications – I made my career as a journalist with them, from the first stories I beat TechCrunch to (which led them to hire me as the first writer there) through crazy data hacks with multiple thresholds for push notifications for ReadWriteWeb. Now today as an entrepreneur, I use mobile push notifications [...]
(Featured illustration: Hanns-Peter Nagel) Editor’s note: This post is the first of two posts that highlight careers in digital analytics. The second post in this series will highlight five characteristics of a great digital analyst and how to build skills that will help get you hired. Show More Summary
by Frédéric Filloux From valuations to management cultures, the gap between legacy media companies and digital natives ones seems to widen. The chart below maps the issues and shows where efforts should focus. At conferences and workshops...Show More Summary
by Jean-Louis Gassée Every generation has its high tech storytellers, pundits who ‘understand’ why products and companies succeed and why the fail. And each next generation tosses out the stories of their elders. Perhaps it’s time to dispense with “Disruption”. “I’m never wrong.” Thus spake an East Coast academic, who, in the mid- to(...) No related columns.
by Jean-Louis Gassée It’s still too early to tell if Apple Pay will square the circle and emerge as a payment system that’s more secure, more convenient, and is widely accepted. MCX, a competing solution that faces more challenges than Apple Pay, helps shed light on the problem. Show More Summary
An incredible thing just happened: I got an email from my WordPress system telling me it just got a notification from someone else’s blogging system that someone has linked to a post on this blog! Called a Track Back, these kinds of messages used to happen all the time. Now they are so noisy and [...]
Hey Mark, A few things that stood out from your recent string of Tweets: Yes, broadband speed and quality have gotten better. But it’s still behind the most of the developed world. We pay a lot more on average for slower speeds on average. The overarching problem is that there is no competition among ISPs....
As new technologies allow audiences to consume and interact with content across a variety of mediums, story-makers are now expanding their narrative universes across multiple platforms. Lionsgate, the studio force behind the massively popular Hunger Games movie series, is capitalizing on these new developments in innovative ways. Show More Summary