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Stratechery by Ben Thompson

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On the business, strategy, and impact of technology.
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The TikTok War

How TikTok exposed Facebook's blindspot, thanks to its Chinese roots, and why those Chinese roots make TikTok a genuine concern.

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:05:27 +0000


Exponent Podcast: India, TikTok, and the U.S.

On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss the Indian internet, TikTok, and whether or not the U.S. should ban it. Listen to it here.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:42:15 +0000


The Slack Social Network

Slack lost to Microsoft head-to-head, but has smartly shifted to a horizontal strategy that the vertically-oriented Microsoft can't match.

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:58:27 +0000


Apple and Facebook

Apple and Facebook seem like they are in conflict, but have often been each other's best partners.

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:51:46 +0000


The End of OS X

OS X is retired, but fortunately, its legacy appears to live on in macOS 11.0.

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 17:50:14 +0000


Apple, ARM, and Intel

ARM Macs are imminent; why they make sense, and why the implications could be far-reaching, for not just Apple but also Intel.

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 13:02:18 +0000


Never-ending Niches

The Internet changed how media competes to focus and quality, but quality is defined by your niche.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 16:07:59 +0000


Exponent Podcast: Speech and Systems

On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss Dust in the Light. Listen to it here.

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 17:22:19 +0000


Dust in the Light

The Internet ends gatekeepers and increases transparency, which has world-altering effects — both good and bad.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 15:25:44 +0000


Platforms in an Aggregator World

Facebook Shops are good for Shopify merchants, but bad for Shopify; the answer is to push more into the real world.

Tue, 26 May 2020 15:09:21 +0000


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