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Weekly Wisdom

The Price We Pay—Weekly Wisdom

Also, the odd thing about familiarity, the problem with abstraction, and why sports truly do matter.

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30 Days of Blog

How Apple will make money from services[30 days of blog 20]

This post is part of my 30 blogs in 30 days series. More details here. Apple will make money the only way it knows how; by exploiting its monopoly position. It will be couched in high-minded pretense of privacy, but it will be dirty. Competing Apple does not like competing. Competition is a fools game, […]

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iMessage is not service, it’s a feature[30 days of Blog 19]

This post is part of my 30 blogs in 30 days series. More details here. The title is a bit of a clickbait. iMessage is an extensive, large scale messaging app with supposedly 1.3B active users. On a technical level, it is a ‘service’. However Apple’s business case for building this service and just giving […]