Apple will be Called to Account

Before 2030 Apple will be called to account by the United States government for their willingness to cooperate with the Chinese government. - Twitter Readers of no gradient will know that I've discussed this in my In 2018 and Facebook’s Feasible Future is Apple’s Fictitious Present posts. I have also tweeted about it several times (copied … Continue reading Apple will be Called to Account

Facebook’s Feasible Future is Apple’s Fictitious Present

The things we think and do not say. CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg just had his Jerry Maguire moment. In his mid 30s and at the height of his career Zuckerberg has released an about face mission statement for the future of his company. That's where the metaphor ends though. Unlike Tom Cruise's character Zuckerberg … Continue reading Facebook’s Feasible Future is Apple’s Fictitious Present

Cloudflare, The Most Important Company You’ve Never Heard Of

Nearly a decade ago when it was difficult for small sites to handle large amounts of traffic, especially from DDoS attacks, I remember stumbling on Cloudflare's first promotional video. At the time it seemed like magic. No hardware or software configuration needed, and you could ensure your site would stay up using Cloudflare's infrastructure. Today, … Continue reading Cloudflare, The Most Important Company You’ve Never Heard Of

Square, Twitter, and Cryptocurrency

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, recently made public statements (shown below) voicing his support for Bitcoin while showing his lack of support for other cryptocurrencies. Given Jack is CEO of two publicly traded companies with a combined value of over $50b, it is no small thing for the cryptocurrency space that he is … Continue reading Square, Twitter, and Cryptocurrency

In 2018

In 2018 I made a concerted effort to focus my attention on the slow moving trends behind the constant events of the news cycle. Here I cover things top of mind for me in 2018, which I think will help you put our world in perspective.