Posts filed under “Technology”

Data Never Sleeps 2.0

We first looked at this back in June 2012; here is the updated version:

 

 


Source: Domo

Category: Digital Media, Technology, Web/Tech

Apple Music-Day Three

1. It’s about the money. Never lose sight of this. Apple Music will only be a success if ninety days in, a great proportion of those kicking the tires pay to subscribe. And this is doubtful. Because most people are cheap and the only way you can compete with free is to provide a service…Read More

Category: Music, Technology, Think Tank, Weekend

Apple Music-First Impressions

This would be a rave, at least a qualified one, if it weren’t for those pesky interface issues. And if I have them, what about the punter Apple and the industry hope to get on board and pay? The service is much more comprehensible in iTunes. At nearly 4 PM, Apple pushed iTunes 12.2 to…Read More

Category: Music, Technology, Think Tank

Trends in Groundwater Storage from NASA

Source: NASA

Category: Science, Technology

Satellite System Flags Stressed Aquifers

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Science, Technology

Which Tech Firms Protect their Users?

Source: EFF

Category: Legal, Technology

US Drought Monitor

Click through to see regional information. Source: Drought Monitor

Category: Science, Technology

Twitter Transition

Maybe Twitter’s unfixable. Maybe it’s a fad like MySpace. Something gee-whiz, brand new, that is succeeded by a platform with more functionality. Twitter told us we want instant news. But it never turned into a comprehensible service. It’s the internet at its worst. A small enterprise where you communicate amongst your circle, with a bit…Read More

Category: Technology, Think Tank

Andreessen Horowitz: U.S. Technology Funding

What’s going on in the public markets? What are all these so-called “unicorns”? What’s going on in venture capital? “This time is different.” It is different. Because it’s always different… U.S. Technology Funding — What's Going On? from a16z

Category: Technology, Valuation, Venture Capital

The Sharing Economy

Bloomberg Briefs: Nowadays, it’s hard to find more exuberant sharing-economy enthusiasts than investors. Uber, the ride-hailing company, is raising $1.5 billion at a valuation of $50 billion — theoretically making the six-year-old business the equal of Target and Kraft Foods. Airbnb, for home sharing, is valued at $20 billion. Uber competitor Lyft is valued Uber…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Technology, Valuation, Venture Capital, Web/Tech