Mobile 2.0 is underway. The fundamental assumption is that everyone has access to high-speed mobile internet, and a computer in their pocket. If that’s the case, what kinds of services and devices would you make? For one, you get Snap’s Spectacles. You get Android Wear 2.0. You also get things like Amazon’s Echo and DJI Drones. We should continue to see further unbundling of services and hardware in the coming years.
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Kickstarter funded 100,000 projects! To celebrate they shared 100 amazing facts! We also talk about the Crunchies, Face Swap Live, Moore’s Law, gravitational waves, Snapchat, and Amazon’s Lumberyard. See below for all the show notes.
This week we try to come up with ways to become a monopolistic utility so that, just like Comcast, we can charge ridiculous prices for horrible service.
We also talk about the genius of John Lasseter and visionary leaders, Crunchie winners: Oculus Rift and Kickstarter, VISA and MasterCard’s smart card, the Comcast and Time Warner deal, the new A4WP alliance to bring us wireless charging, and Google’s takeover of Moffett Fields Hangar One.
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