Should I Give my 18-Month-Old Son the iPad?

I can remember it clearly, probably because it was repeated so many times. "Tony, stop watching TV and go outside and play." I would look up in a zombie gaze and squint my eyes at the bright light coming through the window. I would reluctantly click off the TV. Open the door. Go outside. Our … Continue reading Should I Give my 18-Month-Old Son the iPad?

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iPhone X Review

The big news came out yesterday and all I can say is: finally! Maybe Steve Jobs' ghost came back to flutter around 1 Infinite Loop. Or, even less likely, maybe Tim Cook read my rant about the shitty design of the iPhone 7. Maybe investors were just getting fed up with the training wheels and … Continue reading iPhone X Review

Zero-Click Buying: The Future of Ecommerce

If you haven't been paying attention lately, Amazon is eating the world. They are pushing into new physical areas with the acquisition of Whole Foods. They are rolling out immediate delivery services like Amazon Prime Now. They will soon be launching their own lines of food products.   Bezos's dream of creating the everything store … Continue reading Zero-Click Buying: The Future of Ecommerce

Why Fake News Works

The Russians are at it again. First it was the United States election, a so-called victim of misinformation spread by a network of Russian supported websites that propagated false claims and libel in an attempt to influence a part of the population to vote for Donald Trump. Now, as the French electors prepare to vote … Continue reading Why Fake News Works

Why The United Ejected Passenger Fiasco Will Not Hurt Its Brand

Quick informal survey: before two days ago, how many of you loved United Airlines? Yeah, I thought so. The video of the poor man getting ripped out of a plane due to the reality of over-booking looks bad. The screaming added a level of barbarism. The blood on his face when he came back only … Continue reading Why The United Ejected Passenger Fiasco Will Not Hurt Its Brand